Auto Technology

  • Identify mechanical or electrical problems, maintain, and repair all automotive systems
  • Operate an on-site ASE-certified auto repair business
  • Use the same state-of-the-art tools/equipment and cutting-edge technology as professional mechanics


What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Entry-level dealership technician
  2. Independent garages
  3. Tire and muffler service centers
  4. Auto parts stores
What would I do in this class?
  1. Operation and use automotive tools and equipment
  2. Basic automotive service skills
  3. Vehicle inspections
  4. General maintenance, fluid services
  5. Tire repair and balancing
  6. Front end alignment, suspension, and steering
  7. Brake service
  8. Electrical, engine performance service
What can I do with further training?
  1. Stark State College
  2. Manufacturer on-the-job training programs
  3. Northwestern Auto and Diesel
  4. Universal Technical Institute
  5. Wyo-Tech

Program Quick Facts

Auto Technology students must be able to:

  • Lift 50 lbs.
  • Read and comprehend service manual information and instructions
  • Stand and work on their feet for several hours at a time
  • Communicate well with customers, managers and fellow workers
  • Use PC based computers and hand held diagnostic equipment to access information and trouble shoot problems
  • Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to perform mechanical repairs
  • Perform the job in both hot and cold conditions
  • Handle getting dirty as part of the job
  • Work in an orderly fashion, and strive for quality repairs

Uniform requirements

  • Minimum of 2 - Dark blue pants and long or short sleeved shirt, work boots (to be supplied by the student)

Career/Tech Club Affiliation


  • None at this time.