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The Automotive Service Technology program provides students with the technical knowledge and skills needed for employment in the automotive industry. Automotive Technology involves troubleshooting and repairing the complex components and systems found in today’s automobiles. Instruction includes a combination of classroom theory and practical experience.
This program follows the curriculum guidelines set by the National Automotive Technical Education Foundation. Areas of study include Brake systems, Electrical and Electronic systems, Steering and Suspension systems, Engine Performance which includes emissions, computerized control systems as well traditional engine repair and diagnosis.
Students who successfully complete the program will pursue careers with retail, wholesale, and independent automotive dealers and repair shops. Graduates can go on to earn college degrees in the automotive field and work for n O.E.M. (original equipment manufacturer) or parts manufacturer.
Career paths may include automotive technician, parts specialist, automotive engineering, diagnostic specialist, service writer, or equipment service technician.