Faculty & Staff Details

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Charles Watt

Title
Instructor
Phone
(970) 267-2285
Email
Charles.Watt@frontrange.edu
Campus
Larimer Campus
Office Location
Department
Automotive


Charlie is in his 17th year of teaching. He has more than 40 years experience in the automotive/diesel/heavy equipment field. He loves racing, motorcycles, shooting, reading, and family.
Teaching Philosophy
The student is the most important person on campus. It is my responsibility to provide current, industry-standard instruction and training to prepare the student for the workplace.
Teaching Experience
2003 - Present Faculty, Automotive Technology, Front Range Community College
2000-2003 Faculty, Automotive/Diesel, Denver Automotive and Diesel College
1974-1979 Faculty, Automotive/Diesel, Trident Technical College
1970-1971 Teacher, Automotive, Redford Union High School
Education
Southern Illinois University, Automotive Technology. B.S., 1975
Courses Taught
  • General Engine Diagnosis
  • U-joint and Axle Shaft Service
  • Manual Transmissions/Transaxles and Clutches
  • Differentials and 4-Wheel Drive/All-Wheel Drive Repair
  • Auto/Diesel Computers
  • Auto Transmission/Transaxle Repair
  • Brakes I
  • Brakes II
  • Suspension and Steering I
  • Suspension and Steering II
  • Engine Disassembly, Diagnosis and Assembly
  • Auto/Diesel Body Electrical
  • Auto Shop Orientation
  • Basic Automotive Electricity
  • Battery, Starting and Charging Systems
  • Ignition System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Automotive Emissions
  • Fuel Injection and Exhaust Systems
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Introduction to Diesel Mechanics
  • Diesel Engines I
  • Diesel Engines II