Automotive Technology

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CIP Code: 47.0604

Instructor: Mr. Wagner








Program Overview

Automotive Technology is a recognized NATEF/ASE accredited instructional program that emphasizes skills to diagnose, service and maintain all types of automobiles. Upon graduation and following one year of employment in the field, students are eligible to take the automotive NATEF/ASE exam.

Successful graduates of this program are qualified to enter the automotive field as entry-level service technicians in new car dealerships or related automotive businesses.

When students start in the program, they are introduced to topics such as brakes, steering and suspension, electrical, and engine performance. If students believe a smooth-running engine is a beautiful sound, and want to keep cars running that way while using the most up-to-date tools and equipment, that student is in the right Place!

To be successful, students should be ready to work with constantly changing technology. They have the opportunity to put that knowledge to use with their hands in a timely manner to repair vehicles.

Is this Career Right For You?

Do you have a general interest in cars?

Would you like to learn the engineering aspects of automotives?

Do you feel comfortable working with tools?

Do you enjoy working with mechanical, electrical, and computer systems?

Do you have a mechanical aptitude?

Inside the Industry

OCCUPATIONLOCAL WAGE
Electronic Equipment Installers & Repairers, Motor Vehicles $39,150
Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics $41,800
Automotive Product Specialists $40,000
Supervisor, Mechanics $67,340


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 Competencies 

 Possible Careers 

  • Electronic Equipment Installers & Repairers, Motor Vehicles
  • Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics
  • Automotive Product Specialists
  • Supervisor, Mechanics

 Potential Certifications 

  • OSHA-10
  • Employability: Interviewing Skills
  • SP2 Automotive
  • SP2 Automotive Safety and Pollution
  • ASE Student Certification
  • Snap On (NC3) Electrical Multi Meter Certification
  • Valvoline Motor Oil
  • 609 Refrigerant Handling Certification
  • State Inspection CAT1
  • Emissions Inspector Certification
  • AVI (Automotive Video Institute) Online Trainings
  • Ford ACE Program Trainings
  • Subaru U Program Trainings

 Statewide Articulation Agreements