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    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.
Student in a TCHS tee shirt and goggles stands in front of an automotive lift.
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    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

    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
    Click 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.
Last Modified on June 18, 2019