Automotive Technology

  • Automotive Technology majors get jobs such as:  automotive technician trainees, technician assistants, lubrication specialists, tune-up specialists, and auto parts sales trainees.  With advanced education, students may become a certified automotive technician or service manager.


    Automotive Technology 1     603083CD

    Grades 10 – 11                                                 

    2 units

    Prerequisite: None

    The Automotive Technology Program is designed to prepare students to perform routine maintenance and service on all types of automobiles under the supervision of an experienced automotive technician.  Automotive technology students receive instruction in shop safety and proper use of hand tools and shop equipment. In Automotive Technology 1, students will receive instruction in automotive brake systems and steering and suspension, and engine repair. Special emphasis is given to the established competencies, based on the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). 

    Automotive Technology 2     603183CD

    Grades 11 – 12                                                 

    2 units

    Prerequisite: Automotive Technology 1

    This advanced Automotive Technology Program is designed to prepare students to perform routine maintenance and service on all types of automobiles under the supervision of an experienced automotive technician.  Automotive technology students receive advanced instructions in shop safety and proper use of hand tools and shop equipment.  In Automotive Technology 2, students will receive instruction in in engine performance, automotive electrical/electronic systems, drive train/transmissions and heating and air conditioning.  Special emphasis is given to the established competencies, based on the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

    Automotive Technology 3     603283CD

    Grades 11 – 12                                                 

    2 units

    Prerequisite: Automotive Technology 2 and teacher recommendation

    Students who have successfully completed the Level 1 and Level 2 courses have the option of registering for Level 3 with the recommendation of the teacher. Curriculum continues beyond level 2 and may include internship opportunities.  

    Automotive Technology 4    603383CD

    Grade 12                                                 

    2 units

    Prerequisite: Automotive Technology 3 and teacher recommendation

    Students who have successfully completed the Level 3 course have the option of registering for Level 3 with the recommendation of the teacher. Curriculum continues beyond level 3 and may include internship opportunities.