Auto Technology 1
This basic automotive technology course is offered as the first of a 2-year automotive program. The course gives students the basic knowledge of auto service facility operations. Curriculum is focused on safety, tool usage, and operation of an auto mechanics auto service facility. Areas of study include brakes, steering, suspension, and engine mechanical and basic automotive maintenance. Students are offered ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) approved curriculum with hands-on experience.
NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Certified Profram
AYES (Automotive Youth Education System) Certified Program
Externship (co-op) Eligible Program
This basic automotive technology course is offered as the first of a 2-year automotive program.
To have developed the proper work habits, attitude, skills and ethics necessary to become employed or have a sound foundation to continue in Automotive Technology II. To pass certification tests in steering, suspension, and brakes.
- Career Technical Student Organization: SkillsUSA
- Certifications: NATEF / ASE National Certifications in brakes, steering, suspension. Local 2-year CTE Skill Certificate upon successful completion of the 2-year program at the Pankow Center.
- Articulation Agreements: (upon completion of 2-year program) Ferris State University, Macomb Community College, Northwestern Ohio University, Ohio Technical Institute, Baker College, Lincoln Technical Center.
- Related Careers: Auto Service Technician, Insurance Appraiser, Master Mechanic, Service Advisor, Service Porter, Auto Service Manager, Auto Sales, Auto Restoration, Auto Customization, Engineering, Auto Design, and Auto Manufacturing.
- School-To-Registered Apprenticeships (STRA) Available only at the Pankow Center