AYES Curriculum

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare you for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

The AYES Automotive Training Program at Robert Morgan Educational Center is NATEF Certified. (Founded in 1983 as an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3)organization the mission of the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) is to improve the quality of automotive technician training programs nationwide at secondary and post-secondary, public and proprietary schools. To accomplish this mission NATEF examines the structure, resources and quality of training programs and evaluates them against standards established by the industry.  These standards reflect the skills that students must master to be successful in the industry.)

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

The Florida Department of Education Curriculum Frameworks for the students studying Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) can be found in the files at the bottom of this page under MLR Curriculum Frameworks 2016 2017

MLR 1 is intended for the first year students, 9th grade

MLR 2 and MET 1 is intended for the first year students, 10th grade

MLR 3 and MLR 5 is intended for the third year students, 11th grade

MLR 4 and MLR 6 and MET 2 is intended for the fourth year students, 12th grade

The syllabus for the individual courses can be found in the files below.

Mobile Electronics Technology

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in a variety of occupations in the Mobile Electronics Technology Automotive Industry..

More information can be found in the 2016-2017 curriculum frameworks at  http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/13175/urlt/9540400-1617.rtf


The AYES (Automotive Youth Educational Systems) student course curriculum can be found at http://ayes.org. The Username is, student and the Password is, student.

Text book

The On-Line Electronic Classroom Text book is from CDX, the students can access this from any computer at, http://lv2014.rmec.cdxsite.com using the username and password supplied by the instructor.

There are word documents at the bottom of the page in the Attach files and pictures that can be accessed during class and for home learning assignments as reference.

Safety and Pollution

Safety and Pollution training is required annually for federal OSHA and EPA compliance.

The student must sign on  to the SP2 web-site and complete all the modules and pass both the exams and final test for, MECHANICAL SAFETY and MECHANICAL POLLUTION before entering the shop or lab.

There are other employment courses that the instructor will issue as the student progress thru the year.

Internet online training access is at, http://www.sp2.org

Account ID: 38519

Password: little

PIN: The pin is the first initial of their first name, first initial of their last name and the last 4 digits of their school ID#, example (John Smith 123456 = js3456)


The AYES students are required to obtain a log in account with ASE at the ASE website https://portal.asecrm.com/Profile/Setup/AccountMatching.aspx

ASE, is short for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Since 1972 our independent non-profit organization has worked to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals and is were the students can access on-line testing and training information.

ASE also provides testing accommodations, under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to individuals who need accommodations to take the ASE certification test.

The application form that is required is in the Files below.

Cooperative Education 

Students typically are eligible in the junior and senior years of studies to begin internships at a dealership or industry partner facilities for ether full or part-time summer and school year jobs under the guidance of a “mentor” (an experienced technician), you will develop both technical and valuable employment skills.

Upon high school graduation and completion of the AYES model, participating students can be prepared to begin full-time entry-level employment and furthering post-secondary advanced technical education.

The school and instructor will help to guide you in obtaining a job and the application for the position that best suits your ability at the time of employment, There is a list of partners at the bottom of the page under AYES DEALER LIST RMEC.

This Cooperative Education requiters that the student obtains 24 hour K-12 Voluntary Student Accident Insurance Coverage (see the Voluntary Student Accident Insurance Booklet and Application below in the files) or visit the web site at http://silverbluff.dadeschools.net/pdf-files/insurance-2016.pdf  for more information.

Also, Any person seeking or obtaining employment as a motor vehicle mechanic shall first apply for and obtain a permit for such employment from The Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER) that regulates motor vehicle repair (MVR) businesses and mechanics in Miami-Dade County.Cash will not be accepted.

Fees can be paid by check, money order or cashiers check made payable to “Miami-Dade County / CP”. If renewing in person, the renewal fee can be paid by credit card (MasterCard or Visa). A late fee will apply to renewal applications submitted after the expiration of the current registration. The late fee is in addition to the renewal fee.

The Apprentice Mechanic Fee: $37.00

The Miami-Dade County link is http://www.miamidade.gov/licenses/vehicle-repair.asp

A copy of the application can be found in the Files below.

After obtaining the required permits, insurance  and instructors approval you will need a ICE Student ID Badge and wear it at all times.

AYES Application

The student will need to complete the AYES Student Application and the Pre-Intern Competency Profile in their junior year to graduate as an AYES Student.

The packets can be found in the documents below

Student Hand Book

The students are to read and adhere to the rules and regulations in the AYES Student Hand Book.

A copy of the AYES 2016 17 Student Handbook can be found in the Files below.


Anti-Discrimination/Harassment (Students) – Board Policy 5517 and 5517.02

M-DCPS does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, disability, age, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, social and family background, linguistic preference, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by law in its educational programs, services or activities or in its hiring or employment practices. Please refer to School Board Policies 5517 – Anti-Discrimination/Harassment (Students) and 5517.02 – Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Procedures for Students for more information.

Questions, complaints or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to: Executive Director, Civil Rights Compliance Office, 155 NE 15 Street, Suite P-104E, Miami, Florida 33132; PH: 305-995-1580 or e-mail address: crc@dadeschools.net.

The District also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.