Automotive Technology Prep

Automotive Technology Prep

Automotive Technology

Student working on car engine Automotive Technology students learn everything from brake repair to motor tune-ups, and other major repairs such as front-end alignment, engine testing, transmission repair, and engine overhaul. Students also learn to troubleshoot and diagnose computer-controlled automotive systems, and learn cost estimating, rebuilding, and replacing of automotive parts.
Career opportunities:
  • Automotive Technician
  • Alignment Undercar Specialist
  • Component Rebuilder
  • Service Advisor/Writer
  • Automotive Parts Sales
  • Shop Foreman
  • Parts/Service Manager
  • Business Owner
Some careers noted require additional education
 
Skills gained:
  • Remove and Reinstall Engine, Repair
  • Automatic Transmission Repair
  • Manual Drive Train/Axle Repair
  • Suspension/Steering Repair
  • Brake Repair
  • Electrical System Repair
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Repair
  • Engine Performance Evaluation/Repair
Certifications/College credit:
Automotive Technology has articulation agreements to earn college credits with Ferris State University, Nashville Auto-Diesel College, Sinclair Community College and Northwestern College. The program is certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation, commonly known as Automotive Service Excellence, ASE.
 
Internships and job placement:
Seniors may be eligible for early job placement in the second half of the school year. Criteria for placement include instructor recommendation, grade point average and attendance.
 
Career Technical Student Organization:
Automotive Technology students participate in SkillsUSA, a partnership of students, teachers and industry, working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. All students also have the opportunity to participate in the Tech Prep Showcase through the Miami Valley Tech Prep Consortium. 

Contact Instructor Todd Gullett at 513-932-5677 ext. 5242 or todd.gullett@mywccc.org.

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