Curriculum (Auto)

Automotive Technology Program

The Automotive Technology curriculum includes the following areas:

Shop safety  The automotive industry
Shop tools Diagnostic equipment
Engine disassembly Short blocks
Camshafts and valve trains Lubricating and cooling systems
Intake and exhaust systems Engine sealing
Basic electrical Ignition systems
Fuel systems Computerized engine controls
Suspension and steering systems Starting systems
Charging systems Lighting systems
Emission control systems Disc brake systems
Drum brake systems Anti-lock brake systems

Computer Literacy
Employability Skills
Fundamentals of Automotive Technology
Suspension and Steering Diagnosis
Basic Engine Concepts


Career opportunities in these fields:

  • Service Technicians
  • Specialty Technicians
  • Service Advisor
  • Parts Manager
  • Service Manager
  • Parts Distribution
  • Sales
  • New Car Dealerships
  • Independent Service Shops
  • Store-associated Shops
  • Specialty Service Shops
  • Fleet Maintenance and Service