Automotive Technology

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Automotive Technology is a two-year, NATEF/ASE Certified program that prepares students to enter a professional career in an automotive industry, and further their education at the post-secondary level. Students are introduced to preventative automotive maintenance, engine repair, brakes, suspension and steering, and basic electrical during the first year. During the second year, students are introduced to electrical and electronics, engine performance, manual drive train and axles, automatic transmission and transaxles, and heating and air conditioning.

Skills Learned:

  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Engine Repair
  • Brakes Systems/Anti-lock Brakes
  • Suspension and Steering Systems/Alignments
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Manual Drive Trains and Axle Operations
  • Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Operations
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Systems



Potential Careers:

  • Automotive Technician
  • Service Writer
  • Parts Technician
  • Shop/Business Owner/Manager
  • Brakes Specialist
  • Tire/Alignment Specialist
  • Automotive Instructor


Post-secondary options include:

  • Attend manufacturer’s training
  • Two or four year college


Program Completion Incentives:

  • Career Passport with documented skills
  • ASE Entry Level Certifications
  • Articulation with two and four-year colleges


Automotive Technology