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Automotive Technology


Auto Technology is a combination of how mechanical, electrical, electronic, and hydraulic parts work.

The first-year course consists of classroom and laboratory experience of all the above elements, designed to teach you how to test and repair the automobile.

The second-year course is primarily practical experience in a shop atmosphere of diagnosis, computerized testing and mechanical repair of the automobile. Some technical classroom work is required on computerized systems.

Course Content

· Engine fundamentals, service and repair

· Tire, wheel, bearings and service

· Brake systems

· Automotive electricity and electrical systems

· Engine performance

· Emissions control

· Suspension and steering systems

· Wheel Alignment

Course Details

Automotive Technology I (Year 1)

Automotive Technology II (Year 2)

GRADE  11, 12

Course Length: 2 years

Industry Credentials Offered

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certification

(A1) Engine Repair 

(A2) Automatic Transmission

(A3) Manual Drive train   

(A4) Steering & Suspension

(A5) Brakes

(A6) Electronic/Electrical Systems

(A7) Heating & A/C

(A8) Engine Performance

Options After HS


Auto Service Technician, Parts Technician, Service Manager, Auto Sales

Local Employers:  CMA Valley Dealerships,  NAPA Auto Parts, Fisher Auto Parts, Foreign Affairs Sales and Service, Discount Tire, Charlie Obaugh Auto Group, Local tire/mechanics and car dealerships

Career Certificate/ Associate Degree (2 yr) program

BRCC—Automotive Analysis and Repair , Aviation Maintenance Technology 

Bachelor’s /Post Baccalaureate Degree (4 yr+) majors

Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design, Business


Collison Repair Technician, Automotive Painter, Insurance Claims Adjuster, Industrial Maintenance

Instructor Contact Information

Name: Sean Duncan

Email: [email protected]

School: 540-245-5002
Fax:  540-885-0407