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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

COURSE INFO

PREREQUISITES

  • *10 Credits on Transcripts

  • * Recommended but not       required:  

  • Algebra 1 or Geometry 

  • Intro to 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