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Automotive Technology

Instructor: Mr. Dave Thistlethwaite

Click here for the Course Syllabus

The Auto Technology program provides practical instruction in the diagnostic repair and adjustment of all phases of automotive mechanics.

       
  Interests     Skills
 

If you have the following interests, then this program may be for you:

  1. solve problems involving mechanical things
  2. take pride in doing a job right the first time
  3. working with many different tools
  4. working with your hands
  5. learning how engines and other mechanical things work
  6. working as a member of a team
   

If you have the following skills, then this program may be for you:

  1. read and understand technical books and manuals
  2. accept responsibility for the work you do
  3. compute basic math problems
  4. lift up to 50 pounds
  5. stand, stoop, bend, crouch, and reach while working
  6. work with your hands in placing and turning motions
  7. move your hands easily and skillfully
  8. coordinate your eyes and hands or fingers rapidly and accurately
  9. extend your hands and arms in any direction
  10. withstand fumes, odors, and dust
  11. make evaluations or decisions based on measurable criteria
  12. perform a variety of duties, changing from one task to another with efficiency
  Industry Certification     Uniform Requirements
  Automotive Youth Educaton Systems (AYES)
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
   
  • Leather Work Shoes
  • Safety glasses (provided)
  Career Potential Upon Completion of the Program     Career Potential with further Education and Training
 
  • Brake repairperson
  • Transmission repairperson
  • General engine mechanics
  • Auto/truck repair
  • General auto service
  • Tune-up mechanic
  • Parts salesperson
   
  • Aircraft maintenance repairer
  • Brake/transmission/electrical repairer
  • Diesel/heavy equipment
  • Farm equipment repair
  • Marine equipment repair
  • Transportation equipment sales
  • Front end mechanic
  • Muffler installer
  • Ignition and carburetor mechanic
  Career Technical Student Orgranization     Post-secondary Options
  SkillsUSA     To view current advanced credit opportunities articulated with post-secondaryinstitutions, go to the equivalency search results at:

CollegeTransfer.net
Nondiscrimination Policy The Greene County Career & Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or ages in its programs or activities. Career and Technical Education program offerings include: Automotive Collision and Body Repair, Automotive Technology, Building and Construction Occupations, Computer Networking Technology, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Emergency and Protective Services, Health Assistant, Precision Machining, Sports Medicine and Rehab Therapy, Welding and Licensed Practical Nursing (adults only). Admission to the programs depends upon availability and class size and sending school districts criteria. Inquires may be directed to the Greene County Career and Technology’s Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504 Coordinator at 60 Zimmerman Drive, Waynesburg, PA or call 724-627-3106.
Greene County Career & Technology Center • 60 Zimmerman Drive • Waynesburg, PA 15370 • 724-627-3106
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