Automotive Technology

Become an Automotive Technician

Students will gain experience in the day to day operations of a working auto repair shop with real customers in conjunction with a systems based classroom component.  Through theory lectures, student driven research, computer-based learning software and lab training, students will spend time investigating each of the following automotive systems: tools and equipment, preventative maintenance, engine mechanical, electrical systems, steering and suspension, brake systems, engine performance, fasteners, and welding.

Grades 11-12  |  Half Day  |  120 Minutes Daily

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Prerequisites

  • 10 Credits on Transcript
  • Recommended (but not required)
  • Algebra 1 or Geometry
  • Intro. to Innovation of STEM
  • Mechanical Science

Credits

(Based on two year program)

  • 1 Embeded science credit
  • 5 Elective Credits

Qualifying students earn 4 College Credits (VTC) at no cost to the student!

Industry Recognized Credentials

  • ASE Student Certification (all 9 sections)
  • Toyota Forklift Certification
  • SP/2 Safety Certification
  • Skills USA
  • AAA/Ford Trouble Shooting competition

Professional Skill Building

  • Wheel Alignment
  • Engine Mechanical
  • Engine Performance
  • Electronics
  • Brakes
  • Biodiesel Processing
  • Computer-Based Diagnostics
  • VT State Inspection
  • General Service
  • Lube
  • Oil and Filter
  • Tires
  • Welding and Cutting
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Drivetrain
  • License Certification
  • Students who qualify may apply to do a cooperative work experience at a local business