Academics

Freshman Tool List

Socket Sets

  • 1/4″ Drive
    • 3/16″ to 9/16″ std. sockets
    • 3/16” to 9/16” deep sockets
    • 4mm to 15mm std. sockets
    • 4mm to 15mm deep sockets
    • ratchet
    • universal joint
    • 2” extension
    • 4″ Extension
  • 3/8″ Drive
    • ¼” to 7/8” std. sockets
    • ¼” to 7/8” deep sockets
    • 8mm to 19mm std. sockets
    • 8mm to 19mm deep sockets
    • Universal joint
    • Ratchet (standard and long handle flex)
    • Extension set (1” – 24”)
    • 13/16” and 5/8” spark plug sockets
    • (3/8” drive)

Torx bit set ¼”/3/8” drive sockets
Metric Allen ¼”/3/8” drive sockets
Standard Allen ¼”/3/8” drive sockets

Wrenches

  • Combination wrenches
    • ¼” to 1 1/8” long handle
    • 6 to 24mm long handle
  • Line/Flare nut wrenches
    • Standard set
    • Metric set

Screwdrivers

General set

Punches & Chisels

General set

Miscellaneous Tools

Diagonal cutters
Slip joint pliers
Needle nose pliers
Tongue & groove pliers (channel lock)
16 oz. plastic tip hammer
16 oz. ball peen hammer
32 – 40 oz. dead blow ball peen hammer
Pry bar set
Pick set
Gasket Scraper
General use flat feeler gauge
Battery post cleaner
5/16 battery post ratchet wrench
12 volt test light
Brake tool kit
Flex mirror
Telescoping magnet
LED pen/pocket light
Tire pressure gauge
Tire chuck
Pocket screwdriver
Spark plug gapper (slide type)
Oil filter pliers
Stethoscope
Interior panel tool kit
Safety glasses or goggles
Locking tool box (maximum size 54” wide 43” tall rolling chest. No top boxes)

All tools must be professional grade tools

Tools are a part of your resume in this industry!

snap-on-logoNIACC has partnered with Snap On to provide students the opportunity to purchase these high quality, professional grade tools at an extensive discount. If you wish to discuss this with a NIACC Instructor you may contact:

Rob Heimbuch Auto 1 641-422-4155
Gerrot Jacobson Auto 2 641-422-4263
Denny Salz Diesel 1 & 2 641-422-4190
Dan Prather Snap-on Representative 319-505-7726
NIACC Bookzone 641-422-4500

The entire tool list for each program is available for order through the College Bookzone bookstore located in the Activity Center or call 641-422-4500

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