Automotive Mechanic Technology


 automechanic1 Opportunities:

  • Employment in trade or trade related occupations
  • Associate Degree – Program of Studies
    • Community College of Allegheny County
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Post Secondary training in schools such as:
    • Wyoming Technical Institute

Program Description:

This course offers the students practical instruction in the diagnosis and repair of all automotive systems and their components. It is designed to provide instruction in the theory and principles of the automobile engine, electrical circuitry, chassis, clutch, transmission, lubrication systems, electrical controls, and computerized controls. Students can train to become an automotive technician or focus upon an area of specialization such as 4-wheel alignment, electrical/electronic diagnosis, and others. The students are also afforded the opportunity to obtain the Pennsylvania Safety and Emissions Certifications prior to graduation.

 
 automechanic2 Career Possibilities:

  • Dealership Service Specialist
  • Assistant Manager
  • Position in automotive manufacturing
  • Service Equipment Representative
  • Rebuilding Shop Assembler
  • Repair Shop Operator
  • Parts Department Manager