Automotive
Automotive Technology

Course Description

The Automotive Technology course combines classroom training with auto shop application. The instruction portion of this course is designed to prepare students to successfully pass the NATEF certification test, which is a nationally recognized accreditation for automotive technicians. The auto shop component of the course provides students with the opportunity to work with industry equipment on test automobiles. Pathway: Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology 

Colleges for Articulation

Ferris State Univeristy, Davenport Uninversity, Baker College - Muskegon and Kirkland Community College.

Certifications

NATEF 

Potential Careers

  • Computer Diagnostic Technician
  • Engine Performance & Repair Technician
  • Maintenance & Light Repair Technician
  • Suspension & Steering Technician
  • Parts & Service Advisor
  • Electrical/Electric
  • Braking System Service  

Course Considerations

  • Basic Math
  • Basic Writing
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Good Motor skills and the ability to lay down on the garage floor
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs
  • Ability to follow rules and safety procedures