Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology



Clay Goode

phone 256.233.6463


Clay Goode





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.

Program Fees

Lab/Shop Fees$25
Safety Glasses$3

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