Automotive and Related Technologies

Required Tool List

Socket Sets:
1/4 Inch Drive - Standard and Metric with Extensions and Ratchet
3/16 to 9/16 standard depth
3/16 to 9/16 deep or extended depth
5 mm to 15 mm standard depth
5 mm to 15 mm deep or extended depth

3/8 inch Drive - Standard and Metric with Extensions and Ratchet
5/16 to 7/8 standard depth
3/8 to 7/8 deep or extended depth
8 mm to 19 mm standard depth
8 mm to 19 mm deep or extended depth

1/2 Inch Drive - Standard and Metric with Extensions and Ratchet and Breaker Bar
3/8 to 1 1/8 standard depth
3/8 to 1 1/8 deep or extended depth
12 mm to 24 mm standard depth

Torx and Hex Set:
1/4 and 3/8 drive torx socket driver sets
T8 to T25 and T27 to T60
3/8 hex drive set
1/8 to 3/8
3/8 metric hex drive set
4 mm to 10 mm

Combination wrench set standard 3/8 to 1"
Combination wrench set metric 9 mm to 21 mm
Flare nut wrench set 3/8 to 13/16
Flare nut wrench set 9 mm to 21 mm
Adjustable wrench 12"

1/4" flat tip stubby
3/16", 1/4", 5/16", 3/8" flat tip
#2 Phillips, stubby
#1, #2, #3 Phillips tip

Needle nose
Adjustable joint
Slip joint
Locking needle nose
Retaining ring convertible

3/16 center punch
3/32, 5/32, 3/16 pin punches
3/32, 5/32 starter punches
3/8, 1/2, 5/8 flat chisels

20 oz. Ball Peen
32 oz dead blow
22 oz brass

Pry Bars:
16" heal, line-up tool
24" flat chisel w/handle

Claw type pick up tool
Inspection mirror
Magnetic pick up tool
Gasket scraper
Metal ruler 1/32 graduated 6"
Tape rule 6'
Circuit tester 12 v
Hand scratch brush
Steel cup brush 1"
Feeler gauges
Safety Glasses Polycarbonate w/side Shields OSHA  approved
Ear protection
Hacksaw w/blades
Valve core/stem tool
Brake adjustment tool
Brake return spring tool
Brake hold down spring tool
Tire pressure gauge
Tire tread depth gauge
DVOM, high impedance 10a fused A/C coupled
Soldering iron or gun
Tool storage box
In addition to the standard tool list above, it is recommended that each student also provide a set of five jumper leads.


Students shall furnish and maintain to industry standards two shop uniforms or blue coveralls to be worn each day in the lab class without exception.

"Safety glasses" must be worn in the lab class without exception.

A variety of tools and test equipment are available from the SLCC Auto Parts Center in the MFEC building.  Tools range in price from $5.00 to $50.00.  Ask the instructor for information on building your own test tools.

Salt Lake Community College cannot be held liable for tools lost or stolen.  Please take all necessary precautions to secure your tools.