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 ASE 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 

Articulation Agreement

Ferris State Univeristy, Davenport Uninversity, Baker College - Muskegon, University of Northwestern Ohio, Universal Technical Institute and Kirkland Community College.


  • ASE Education Foundation

  • Michigan Secretary of State Mechanic Testing:

    • Brakes and Braking Systems (A&LTRSG)

    • Front End, Suspension and Steering Systems (A&LTRSG)

    • Electrical Systems (A&LTRSG)

Potential Careers

Course Considerations

  • Computer Diagnostic Technician

  • Engine Performance & Repair Technician

  • Maintenance & Light Repair Technician

  • Suspension & Steering Technician

  • Parts & Service Advisor

  • Electrical/Electric

  • Braking System Service

Automotive Technology

  • 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

John Michalik

CTE Instructor

Phone: 231-843-5960

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