In the junior year, areas of instruction will include; Shop Safety, Tools and Equipment, Basic Service and Maintenance, Wheels and Tires, Suspension Systems, Steering Systems, Wheel Alignment, Disc and Drum Brakes. Leadership, Communication, and Employability Skills will be emphasized throughout the year.
In the senior year, areas of instruction will include; Shop Safety and Management, Engine Operation and Overhaul, Electricity and Electronics, Computerized Engine Controls and Diagnostics. Leadership, Communication, and Employability Skills will be emphasized throughout the year. Students will have the opportunity to shadow employers, and obtain early work release which will build valuable work experience.
Skills Necessary for Success
Responsible team player
Ability to understand basic physical principles
Written and verbal communication
Ability to follow multi-part directions and complete complicated tasks
Patience to follow through on assignments
High tech problem-solver
Good manual dexterity
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Able to tolerate loud noises
Ability to work with tools
Tolerance for getting dirty
Tolerant of unusual odors (ie. chemicals, solutions, paint)
During your senior year, you will have the opportunity to achieve A.S.E. (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification.
What does the certification do?
Employers can hire confidently
Consumers can trust the automotive workforce
Students can embark on a fruitful career path