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Automotive Technology

Automotive Tech 1 & 2  is designed to prepare students for entry -level positions in the automotive industry. Upon successful completion of this program, students will have received training in multiple skill categories necessary to maintain and repair today's automobiles. Students receive  training in the Vermont  Auto Dealer Association--General Service Technician Key areas which include but are not limited to:

  1. Lube Oil Filter/ Scheduled Maintenance,
  2. Tire Service and repair,
  3. Brake Systems
  4. Steering & Suspension Systems & Alignment 
  5. Diagnosis and Repair of Electrical Systems.

The Students also have the opportunity to earn ASE student certifications, an Industry Recognized Credential that demonstrates they have a good start on being a Professional Technician.

Students, both in classroom instruction and  lab, experience use of the latest shop equipment. We use the same online diagnostic libraries that independent and factory shops use .Over half of total program time is spent working on vehicles. Cars are increasingly sophisticated; therefore, our text and training are geared toward Post-Secondary levels of education. Problem-solving and computer literacy and application will all be utilized in Automotive Diagnosis.  Additional resources can be accessed below. You can learn more about this course and other CTE offerings in our Course Catalog.


Earn college credit!

Students can also earn dual-enrollment college credit in selected classes:


Early Childhood Education
-    Intro to Early Childhood Education
     3 credits
-    Communication in Early Childhood 
     and After School Workplace
     3 credits
-    Infant and Toddler Development
     3 credits
-    Fostering Creativity - 3 credits
Allied Health 
-    Medical Terminology - 3 credits
-    Human Biology - 3 credits
Precision Machining
-    Intro to Lathes - 2 credits
-    Intro to Milling & Grinding - 
2 credits
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