• 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 (5)

    Mobile Air Conditioning Society Certificate
    NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Attendance Certificate
    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate
    S/P2 Safety
    Snap On Meter Certification 504 

    College Credits (3)

    Earn up to 3 college credits.

    Workplace Opportunities (7) 

    Some notable partners include: Last Chance Garage, AF Thomas Automotive, Penski Truck and more!
    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. Click here to review the task list. 
  •             Student working with car parts