Auto Technology

Job Outlook

  • 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?

  • Entry-level dealership technician

  • Independent garages

  • Tire and muffler service centers

  • Auto parts stores

What would I do in this class?

  • Operation and use automotive tools and equipment

  • Basic automotive service skills

  • Vehicle inspections

  • General maintenance, fluid services

  • Tire repair and balancing

  • Front end alignment, suspension, and steering

  • Brake service

  • Electrical, engine performance service

What can I do with further training?

  • Stark State College

  • Manufacturer on-the-job training programs

  • Northwestern Auto and Diesel

  • Universal Technical Institute

  • Wyo-Tech

Program Quick Facts

  • 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 handheld diagnostic equipment to access information and troubleshoot 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


College Credits

Available Certifications

Lab Fees

Nathan Wauthier  

  • CPR First Aid

  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Student Certifications: Automotive Brakes, Electronic/Electric Systems, Engine Performance, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, Maintenance & Light Repair, Service Technology, Steering & Suspension, and Transmission/Transaxle

  • OSHA 10 

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