Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology students will disassemble and rebuild engines, diagnose problems with the aid of a computer while having the opportunity to earn their PA State Inspection and Emissions Certification.

Our Automotive Technology program is NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified and meets strict industry standards.

Students gain a clear understanding of the automotive service industry, basic technology skills, career opportunities and the steps necessary for success in the field. The Automotive Technology course includes specialized technical knowledge and "hands‐on" experiences in the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of the modern automobile.

 
Courses of Study
· Internal Combustion Engine
· Ignition Systems
· Lubrication and Oil Change
· Cooling, Exhaust, Fuel Systems
· Emission Systems
· Basic Electricity and Electronics
· PA State Inspection Licensing
· Wheels & Electronic Balancing
· Vehicle Maintenance
· Fuel Systems
· Disc, Drum and Anti-lock Brakes
· Computer Wheel Alignment
 
 
Career Paths
· Automotive Service Technician
· Automotive Body Repairer
· Automotive Glass Installer
· Parts Specialist
· Alternative Fuels Vehicle Tech
· Service Manager
· Tire Repairer and Changers
· Transportation Inspectors
· Detailer
 
 
Post-Secondary Opportunities
· CCAC
· Indiana University of PA
· Ohio Technical Institute
· Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
· Universal Technical Institute
· Wyo Tech
Certifications
· NATEF
· PA State SafetyInspection Mechanic
· PA State Emissions Inspector