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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY


Students learn to maintain, diagnose and repair passenger vehicles. Students identify mechanical and electronic/computer issues that affect vehicle performance and safety. Students will utilize computer based diagnostic equipment as a primary source of vehicle analysis.

UNITS OF STUDY

  • Shop Orientation and Safety (OSHA 10)
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Brakes
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Engine Repair
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
  • Manual Transmissions and Drivetrains
  • Basic Technician Skills, Financial management
  • Welding - Oxyacetylene, MIG, and TIG Welding
  • NYSED: CDOS Units 
  • Career and Financial Management

CAREER AND COLLEGE PATHWAYS

Dual Enrollment
  • Monroe Community College: ATP 100: Automotive Services - 3 credits
Articulation Agreements
  • Alfred State College
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Morrisville State College
  • Ohio Technical College
  • University of Northwestern Ohio
Employment Opportunities
  • Entry level automotive service positions
  • NYS Career Zone: Automotive Specialty Technician
  • NYS Career Zone: Automotive Master Mechanic
Further Educational Opportunities
  • Monroe Community College: Automotive Technology
  • Alfred State College: Automotive Service Technician
  • Erie Community College: Automotive Technology
  • Morrisville State College (four programs of study)

INSTRUCTORS

Dave Shalke
Brian Walczak