PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!The Automotive Service Technology program provides a hands-on approach to developing automotive maintenance, repair and installation skills. Students develop team concepts that will help them in the workplace. The NATEF certified program also emphasizes customer service and proper etiquette in a service economy.Program Concentrations:• Hybrid vehicle design and maintenance• Automotive electrical and electronics systems• Brake repair and installation• Drive train and engine performance• Heating and cooling systems• Suspension and steering systems
Career Options:You can start out as an entry level service technician, but with education and experience, you can also become a parts manager, business owner, master technician, service advisor or service manager.
Mobile Air Conditioning Society Certificate
NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Attendance Certificate
Pennsylvania Emissions Inspection
Pennsylvania Safety Inspection/Mechanic
Pennsylvania Skills Certificate
Snap On Meter Certification 504Open Dual Enrollment CreditsDelaware County Community CollegeConcurrent Dual Enrollment CreditsPennsylvania College of TechnologySOAR CreditsDelaware County Community CollegeJohnson CollegeThaddeus Stevens College of Technology1:1 Articulation CreditsTorchiana Automotive Training InstituteUniversity of Northwest OhioClick here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.Upperclassmen may be hired at local companies such as Phillips & Auto Performance, East End Automotive, PennDOT STEP, New London Auto Repair, C.J. Tires, Bavarian Motorsport and Thomas Chevrolet. Co-ops allow students to work during their school day, earn real-world experience and build their resumes.The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS). Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Review the task list.