Introduction to Transportation Trades

Drive Towards Success in the Transportation Field

Buckle up and prepare for a fast-paced future. Explore auto body, small engine vehicles and automotive repair. Try your hand at interior and exterior cleaning, small engine maintenance, tire changes, tire rotations, and oil changes. Learn the basics of diesel engines and heavy equipment operation.

What You Can Learn

Units of Study

  • Career Research and Exploration
  • Basic Safety
  • Intro to Tools
  • Interior Cleaning
  • Exterior Cleaning
  • Small Engine Maintenance
  • Tire Changes
  • Tire Rotation
  • Oil Changes

How You Can Succeed

Classroom Support
As a Locally Approved Course, this course was created to meet the needs of students who thrive with additional support and flexibility. This is done through:
  • smaller student-to-teacher ratio
  • a classroom aide
Course Alignment
Locally Approved Courses are aligned to:
  • CDOS credentials
  • viable employment options
Licensing/Industry-Based Certifications
Students have opportunities to earn:
  • OSHA 10
Work-Based Learning
Students in Locally Approved Courses can gain work experiences as part of the course through organizations such as:
  • Auto Service and Tire Centers
  • Car Washes and Auto Detailers
  • Small Engine and Lawnmower Maintenance and Repair Shops

Where You Can Go

CTE NYSED Approved Programs
After successful completion of this course, students can participate in CTE NYSED Approved Program such as:
  • Auto Body and Collision Repair Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Heavy Equipment Operation and Maintenance
  • Outdoor Powersports Technology
Job Opportunities
Students gain skills applicable to a variety of entry-level jobs through this course including:
  • Automotive Body and Related Repairers
    • 3% projected growth in New York State jobs 2021-31
New York State Annual Salary Estimate
Entry Level: $28,960
Experienced: $54,100

Education Requirements
Typically require a high school diploma or equivalent

Enrollment Information

Meet with your school counselor to discuss how Career & Technical Education at WEMOCO can benefit your career development. Your counselor can help you begin the enrollment process.