• This NATEF accredited course is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the automotive repair field with an emphasis in electrical troubleshooting and exploring electrical vehicle technologies. Students learn skills through various exercises utilizing passenger cars, electrical circuit board trainers, various types of EV transportation, and the use of specific industry tools. Successful students will expand their critical thinking skills within a collaborative learning environment. The course units are differentiated and designed in a tiered structure. The course focuses on problem-based, project-based, and challenging-based lessons.  All students will complete units 0.1 to 13. In Semester 2, students will select a pathway from Units 14 to 20 depending on interest and performance criteria. As the students master the skills, they will rotate within the units. 


    • General Service Technician
    • Suspension and steering
    • Service at garages or dealerships
    • Electrical
    • Engine performance
    • Engine repair
    • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)

    Class Benefits

    • 30 high school credits earned per year
    • Develop skills leading to a highly paid, high demand job

    Earned Outside of (Following) the Class

    • ASE Certification A-1 thru A-8
    • ASE G1 Certification

    Certifications Earned Within the Class

    • Class completion certificate
    • 609 Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning (MVAC) Certification

    Job Opportunities Upon Completion

    • Porter
    • Lube technician
    • Tire service technician
    • Light duty technician
    • Parts counter person
    • Alignment technician
    • Entry-level automotive technician

    About the Instructor

    The Automotive Services program is taught by automotive expert Tom Nemeth. The instructor teaches an eighteen-week portion of the program. Students then rotate to the other instructor specializing in another area of expertise. Mr. Nemeth is ASE Certified in the automotive industry. 

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