Automotive Technology is a hands-on program. If you are mechanically inclined and enjoy fixing and maintaining vehicles and learning how they work, then you should consider this hands-on program.
You Will Learn:
- Vehicle maintenance and light repair
- Multiple mechanical systems
- Electrical systems and engine performance
- Customer problem solving
Year one and year two are taught in alternating years.
A Typical Student
The typical student is one that enjoys hands-on learning. Successful students have the patience and attention to detail to solve problems using the skills they have learned. They can work on projects independently or with other students. They take initiative, check their work as needed, and stay on task without constant supervision. Safety is a primary focus, and students must follow the guidelines to keep themselves and others safe.
Get Yourself Ready
To be prepared, be on track for graduation and do well in academic classes. Employment and admission into specialty training programs can be competitive. To increase your chances, do your best in all high school courses. The following courses will help prepare students for the Automotive Technology career program, further education and training, and a career in the automotive industry:
- Algebra I
- Introduction to Transportation
- Technology classes