Auto Technology

This program develops auto technology skills in the maintenance and repair of automobiles. Emphasis will be on the diagnosis and repair of automobiles to provide learning opportunities such as engine overhaul, valve grinding, brake, steering and suspension repair and electrical system repair. All systems needed to operate an automobile will be included in the learning experiences for auto technology students. The Automotive Service Excellence credential is available in several areas. Both junior class and senior class will gain experience through computerized lab simulations.
Skills to be Learned:
  • engine overhaul
  • brakes
  • carburetor repair
  • alignments and tire rotation
  • electrical system repair
  • customer service
  • valve grinding
  • computerized simulator
  • fuel injection repair and diagnosis
  • steering repair
  • diagnosis
Job Opportunities:
  • break specialist
  • front end specialist
  • part stores
  • truck heavy/equipment
  • service writer
  • service manager
  • mechanic
  • exhaust
  • transmission shop
  • entrepreneur
  • diagnosis
  • engine performance
  • dealerships
  • oil/lube shop
  • audio shop
Courses: Credits:
Level 1 Lab * 3
English 11 1
Technical Related 1
Level 2 Lab * 3
English 12 1
Math 1
College Courses: **
 (from the University of Northwestern Ohio)
Steering and Suspension 6
Hydraulic Brake Systems 6
College Courses: ***
 (from the the Stark State College of Technology)
Business Math 4
Auto Technical Skills 2
Auto System Engine Tech 4
Vehicle Chassis System 4
Auto Electrical and Access Systems 4
* Student fee applies to this course.
** Students must complete 2-year course in Auto Technology, meet grade requirements (B or higher), and be accepted at Northwestern College or Universal Technical Institute within two years of graduation. Possible advance placement for up to 4 college courses from Madison’s 4 ASE certification areas
*** Credit given when enrolled at Stark State College of Technology, Automotive Engineering Technology. Student must meet grade requirements (B or higher) to be given credit. Business Math credit based on COMPASS/ACT scores.
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