Automotive Technology

  • Program Description:

    The Automotive Technology Program provides training and experience in the principles of automotive diagnosis and repair. Areas of study include: braking systems, steering and suspension systems, all-wheel alignment, engine overhaul, and basic electricity including starting and charging systems. Advanced students use computerized test equipment to diagnose charging, ignition, fuel injection, and computerized engine control systems. Students will learn both basic and advanced technical skills and essential worker traits to secure and retain employment in the automotive and related fields. During the year, students participate in community service activities for school and community groups. The automotive technology program is a certified course recognized for its excellence and students earn dual-credit hours through a local community college.

     

    Industry Certification(s):

    ASE Student - Maintenance and Light Repair

    ASE Student - Electrical

    ASE Student - Brakes

    ASE Student - Steering and Suspensión

    Workforce Certificate - Lone Star

     

    Courses:

    11th grade - Automotive Technology IA DCH, Automotive Technology IB DCH

    12th grade - Automotive Technology IIA DCH, Automotive Technology IIB DCH