Automotive Mechanics Technology

Instructor: Mr. Dan Kerlin


The Automotive Mechanics Technology Program prepares students for careers as automotive technicians and service personnel or post-secondary education. The program includes instruction in the automotive engine, automotive engine systems, lubrication, cooling, fuel, exhaust, electrical and electronics systems, and emission systems, drive trains, chassis systems, and auxiliary  systems.

 Areas of Instruction

Units Covered:

  • Shop Operations / Safety
  • Engine tune-up
  • Ignition Systems
  • Carburetion & Fuel injection
  • Transmissions
  • Clutches
  • Brakes
  • Wheel Alignment & Balancing
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Charging & Starting Systems

Other Topics:

Students are taught how to use diagnostic equipment to diagnose and repair the various systems, and troubleshoot potential future problems. Be the Next High Tech Automotive Technician.

Career Information:

Most community colleges offer an Associate of Applied Science in Transportation Technology, which includes Auto Body Repair, Automotive Mechanics, Automotive Technology, Aviation Maintenance, Technician, and Diesel Mechanics.



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