Automotive Technology


AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY provides opportunities to experience the latest high-tech equipment located in a state-of-the-art facility and is modeled after the Vermont General Service Technician Program.  Students in this program receive theory instruction and hands-on performance in all Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) areas (Brakes, Steering and Suspension; Alignment; Manual Transmissions and Transaxles; and Electrical Systems), which provide initial training for employment in the automotive service field or further training at a post-secondary institution.   In order to successfully complete the program, students must pass the General Service Technician exam. 

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCIES

Automotive Technology

  • Introduction to Automotive Shop &
  • Personal Safety
  • Introduction to Automotive
  • Technology
  • Automotive Engines
  • Electrical Systems
  • Steering & Suspension Systems
  • Brakes
  • Drive Train
  • Heating & Air Conditioning

Technical Math

  • Modeling
  • Number & Quantity
  • Algebra
  • Functions
  • Geometry
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Proportional Reasoning

Technical Science

  • Physical Sciences: Structure/
  • Properties of Matter, Forces, & Interactions
  • Physical Sciences: Energy, Waves, & Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Engineering, Technology, &
  • Application of Science

English and Literacy 

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking & Listening
  • Language & Usage

Global Citizenship

  • Inquiry 
  • Civics
  • Economics
  • Consumer Math

 Technical Health

  • Core Concepts
  • Analyze Influences
  • Access Information
  • Communication & Advocacy
  • Decision Making & Goal Setting
  • Self-Management

Employability Skills

  • Attendance
  • Safety & Appearance
  • Performance
  • Workmanship
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  •  Lifelong Learner

POTENTIAL INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS

  • S/P2  - Safety and Pollution Training
  • Student ASE Credentials
  • Vermont Auto Dealer’s
  • Association (VADA) General Service Technician Certificate
  • Valvoline Oil Certification
  • National Tire Certification
  • Alive @ 25

POTENTIAL COLLEGE CREDITS​​​​​​

  • Central Maine Community College: Introduction to Automotive
  • Central Maine Community College: Brakes I
  • Central Maine Community College: Suspension/Alignment
  • Central Maine Community College: Electrical Systems

ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS

  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Ohio Technical College
  • University of Northwest Ohio
  • Universal Technical Institute

POTENTIAL CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

  • FFA
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • National Technical Honors Society 
  • SkillsUSA