Automotive Technology

Program Description

  • Experience hands-on learning through live vehicle skill application and real work situations
  • Diagnose, maintain and repair performance related vehicle problems
  • Use advanced computer technology and techniques to troubleshoot various vehicular challenges
  • ┬áDevelop Customer Service skills
  • Learn proper industry-wide safety measures
  • Learn problem-solving techniques related to the automotive industry
  • Develop Character Education/Worksite Ethics

Course Topics

  • Automotive Brakes/Braking Systems and Repair
  • Automotive Steering and Suspension Systems and Repair
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
  • Automotive Engine Performance Systems and Repair
  • Automotive Electrical and Electronics Systems and Repair

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • First Aid/CPR
  • ASE/NATEF Student Certification: Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Engine Performance, Maintenance and Light Repair, Steering and Suspension
  • ASE Adult Certification: Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair (G1)

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)
  • Service Adviser/Writer
  • Service Station/Independent Garage Light Duty Repair
  • Maintenance Technician
Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)
  • Master Automotive Technician
  • Service/Parts Manager
Professional (with Bachelor’s degree & beyond)
  • Business Manager/Owner
  • Field Service Engineer/Technical Support

Program Instructors

Anthony Darr
Vanguard Tech Center


David Borer
Sentinel CTC

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