In Automotive Services, students learn to service brakes, suspension, steering, electrical systems, emission controls,
and automotive heating and cooling systems. Students have the opportunity to earn ASE credentials as well.
You might want to learn Automotive Technology if you're...
- comfortable with getting your hands dirty
- interested in learning about complex electronic components
- fascinated by cars and how they work
1st Year Students
Maintenance & Light Repair A, B
#570071 & #570072
Students learn to perform basic electrical wiring checks, brakes, read basic wiring schematics, and how to recognize basic electrical components.
2nd Year Students
Maintenance & Light Repair C, D
#570073 & #570074
This level allows students to use electronic test equipment to perform basic engine and drivability diagnostics, and to the learn emission controls.
3rd Year Students
Automotive Services Technology A, B
#570076 & #570077
Students will learn the basic principles of a heating and cooling system, air conditioning function and diagnostic. They also learn manual transmission and clutch systems.
Credential Certification Opportunities
Our goal is to provide students with the opportunity to build stackable credentials such as ASE Refrigerant Recycling, OSHA 10 hour, S/P2 Safety, and Snap-on Multimeter as they nagivate their programs of study. This will make our students more valuable to potential employers. Automotive Technology offers the following certification opportunity:
- ASE Student Maintnenance and Light Repair
- ASE Student Suspension and Steering
- ASE Student Brakes
- ASE Electrical/Electronic Systems
Articulated College Credit
Students may receive ARTICULATED credit through the Alabama State Community College System after completing quality assurance criteria in this Career Technical program.
Courses: Brakes, Electrical Electronics, Steering Suspension, Engine Performance