Everything you ever wanted to know about inspecting, maintaining, and repairing a car, you can learn at NEWTECH Skill Center. From brake and inspection systems, to electrical, you can learn what you need to about your car's performance.
Get the skills and certification needed to land entry-level jobs right out of high school. Become certified and work toward college credits through the Automotive Technology program at the Skill Center.
While learning how to repair today's high-tech vehicles, you will gain the skills required to work in the automotive industry. Learn to:
You'll be given time to learn each task at your own speed and ability, and perfect each skill through repetition and practice on a vehicle.
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As part of the Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES), offered through the Automotive Technology class, this could be the fast track to your career:
Some skills you will learn:
Upon successfully completing this program, you may be eligble for college credits. See your instructor for more information or read the information under the college credits tab.
Students could earn up to 38 credits at the skills center for auto tech (articulated classes listed below). Typical first year: (19 credits available)
Students that earn AUTO 111, 112, 131 and 132 are eligible for the Brakes and Suspension Certificate: This short-term certificate provides students with both theory and practical lab applications in automotive brake, suspension and hydraulic systems. Students gain experience in the diagnosis and repair of the following systems and components: master cylinder and hydraulic systems, drum and disc brakes, parking brakes, machining of brake drums and rotors, power brake units, and anti-lock brake systems. Typical second year: (19 credits available - a little tougher, students must pass AYES or ASE for electronics credits)
Students that earn AUTO 115, 116, 215, and 216 are eligible for the Electronics/Electrical Certificate. This short-term certificate program introduces students to basic electrical concepts including Ohm's Law, magnetism, analog and digital meters, and test equipment. Students gain practical shop experience in the testing of such equipment as test lamps, voltmeters and ammeters. Hookup and testing of electronics and electrical components and circuits also are included.
Total program credits available = 38.