Automotive Technology Maintenance & Light Repair

Automotive Technology Maintenance & Light Repair

Learn What Drives You

Students in the Automotive Technology program learn how to repair and maintain automobiles in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment. In this program we teach you everything you need to know about fi xing cars with a hands-on approach. Get your hands dirty alongside our A.S.E. master-certifi ed instructors as we teach you how to balance tires and repair engines. We will teach you how to keep those engines running in our new auto tech lab. You will learn how to run diagnostics on automobiles with a snap-on scanner, prolong the life of a car’s brakes by using a brake lathe and how to fl ush your brakes with a brake bleeder machine. All of this and much more will be taught to you in our state-of-the art facility. If you have a passion for cars and improved auto performance, then this program is for you.

You will learn how to do this on:
• Scanners                                                                                 **Some courses**
• Fuel systems                                                                               also qualify as
• Exhaust systems                                                                         college credit!
• OEN service literature
• Front end alignment equipment
• Hand tools
• Air tools

College or Trade School Program Options for Automotive Technology High School Majors

Lorain High’s Automotive Technology curriculum prepares you for entry into secondary education degree programs in automotive technology. You can choose either a trade school or traditional college to complete a certifi cation or go into an associate, bachelor’s or master’s level program.

Estimated time of completion for a full-time student:
  • Certification | Two years, consider getting certified through National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
  • Associate degree | Two years
  • Bachelor’s degree | Four years
  • Master’s degree | Six years
Career Possibilities

Multiple career options exist for students in this field of study. Some careers require certification completion, while others require higherlevel degrees. Possible job titles for you after college could be automotive safety inspector, diesel mechanic, motorcycle repair technician, automotive service manager, automotive service technician, small engine specialist, automotive service writer, parts and service manager, or marine maintenance technician. Visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics @ www.bls.gov and type in your career area of interest for the most up-to-date information on these careers, pay scale, employment outlook and more.
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