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Automotive Technology

 auto body car repairA two-year program based on the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) model for Maintenance and Light Repair.

The certification track is designed to graduate entry-level technicians with a broad skills set, a solid foundation in electrical/electronics, and a general understanding of all automotive systems. The program offers live work on school-owned vehicles using high-tech equipment. Students benefit from strong relationships with industry partners that results in a wide variety of internships, equipment and vehicle donations. The curriculum also includes Applied Math and English Language Arts.

Heavy use of computers and high-tech equipment increases students' diagnostics and repair skills in the following areas:

  • Brakes
  • Electrical and electronic systems
  • Steering and suspension
  • Engine repair
  • Engine performance
  • Manual drive train and axles
  • Automatic transmission/transaxle
  • Heating and air conditioning

Certifications & Endorsements:

  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  • Prepared to take the test for NYS Department of Motor Vehicle Inspector Certification


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