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Automotive Technology

  • Learn basic vehicle service on a variety of vehicles
  • Run diagnostics and practice maintenance and light repair, 4-wheel alignments, tire rotations, and suspension
  • Earn ASE student certifications in 8 categories


Automotive Technology is a two-year program designed for students to gain an understanding and learn to repair different systems in today’s cars and to be prepared for continuing automotive education or into entry level careers. This includes steering and suspension, brakes, engines and engine performance, electrical, heating and A/C, automatic transmission, and manual drive train. Students also learn how an auto shop works with an emphasis on safety and environmental impact. Students develop on-the-job skills of tool and equipment use along with computer information in the automotive industry focusing on promoting safe work habits and quality workmanship. The instructor is ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified.


  • ASE Student Certifications in Automotive Service Technology or Maintenance and Light Repair in the following categories:
    • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
    • Brakes
    • Electrical/Electronic Systems
    • Engine Performance
    • Engine Repair
    • Heating and Air Conditioning
    • Manual Drive Train and Axles
    • Suspension and Steering

Concurrent Enrollments

  • Southern Maine Community College (11 Credits)
    • AUTO 101 – Intro to Auto Technology
    • AUTO 111 – Steering & Suspension I
    • AUTO 116 – Brakes I
    • AUTO 155 – Electricity & Electronics
  • Eastern Maine Community College (4 Credits)
    • ATA 100 07 CE – Auto Safety, Maint & Light Repair
  • Washington County Community College (Articulation Agreement 5 Credits)
    • MET 123 – Maine State Inspection
    • MET 112 – Engine Performance
    • MET 114 – Electrical/Electronic Systems I
    • MET 116 – Brakes I
    • MET 118 – Suspension & Steering
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (Articulation Agreement 5 Credits)

Cocurricular Opportunities

  • SkillsUSA

Potential Careers

  • Automotive Technician
  • Tire Technician
  • Vehicle Inspector
  • Automotive Electrician
  • Automotive Parts Specialist
  • Car Salesperson
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Automotive Designer
  • Quality Testing Engineer
  • Automotive Service Manager