Automotive Technology

 

Your Future in Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program is nationally certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. These certified programs meet the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence standards.:

AREAS OF STUDY INCLUDE:

  • Braking systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Engine performance
  • Suspension and steering

Students will have the opportunity to take the state of Michigan Mechanics Certification test in all four instructional areas offered in the Automotive Technology program.

Program Curriculum 
Auto - 1st year
Auto - 2nd year

Extracurricular activities
SkillsUSA

Career options
Automotive Engineer
Automotive Parts Person
Automotive Racing
     Crew/Crew Chief
Automotive Service
     Manager
Automotive Service
     Technician
Automotive Service Writer
Automotive Instructor
Small Business Owner

Additional information
about Automotive Technology occupations can be found by logging on to Career Cruising. See your counselor to obtain a user name and password.

Advanced training and education
can be obtained from technical schools, community colleges and universities. Macomb Community College, Ferris State University and University of Northwestern Ohio (Lima, OH) are examples of quality programs for TEC students to consider. Also available are apprenticeship programs: GM – ASEP (Automotive Service Education Program) offered at Macomb Community College; and Ford – ASSET (Automotive Student Specialty Education Training) offered at Henry Ford Community College. It is strongly recommended that TEC students achieve a minimum of an Associate's degree in their occupational area.

Articulation
Currently TEC's Automotive program articulates college credit through Ferris State University, Lincoln College of Technology, Macomb Community College, University of Northwestern Ohio and Universal Technical Institute.

Meet the Instructors


Brian Hunter and


Jason Belfinger