Automotive Technology Program • Apollo Career Center
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Certifications And Credentials:

ASE Student Certification: 3 points each

Cost-free College Credits:

College Credits: 4 semester hours

Automotive Technology teaches students the numerous skills required for a career in the automotive industry

Automotive Technology is a two-year, ASE Education Foundation Certified program that prepares students to enter a professional career in the automotive industry or further their education at the post-secondary level. Students are introduced to preventative automotive maintenance, brake systems, suspension and steering, basic electrical, and engine repair during the first year. During the second year, students are introduced to electrical and electronics, engine performance, manual drivetrain and axles, automatic transmission and transaxles, and heating and air conditioning.

Skills Learned:

  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Engine Repair
  • Brakes Systems/Anti-lock Brakes
  • Suspension and Steering Systems/Alignments
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Manual Drive Trains and Axle Operations
  • Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Operations
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

Potential Careers:

  • Automotive Technician
  • Service Writer
  • Parts Technician
  • Shop/Business Owner/Manager
  • Brakes Specialist
  • Tire/Alignment Specialist
  • Automotive Instructor

Post-secondary options include:

  • Attend manufacturer’s training
  • Two or four-year college