• Automotive Service Technology

    PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!

    For students who are interested in working on cars, the Automotive Service Technology program provides a structured, hands-on and inclusive environment to explore their passion. This program is focused on teaching both the theoretical and hands-on skills necessary to provide a wide variety of service and maintenance to automobiles.

    Sample Career Skills

    • Identify and learn service procedures for brake systems
    • Learn the basics of electrical systems in cars
    • Perform alignment procedures on automobiles and light trucks
    • Identify and perform service procedures on front and rear suspension systems
    • Perform service procedures on automotive fuel, ignition and computer systems engines
    • Test procedures on vehicle electronic components and systems
  • Certifications 

    Mobile Air Conditioning Society Certificate

    NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Attendance Certificate

    Pennsylvania Emissions Inspection

    Pennsylvania Safety Inspection/Mechanic

    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate

    S/P2 Safety

    Snap On Meter Certification 504 


    College Credits

    Open Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
    Concurrent Dual Enrollment Credits
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
    SOAR Credits
    Delaware County Community College
    Johnson College
    Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology 
    1:1 Articulation Credits
    Torchiana Automotive Training Institute
    University of Northwest Ohio

    Workplace Opportunities 

    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.
  •             Student working with car parts

Last Modified on May 18, 2020