Automotive Service Technology

Automotive Service Technology


The Auto Technology instructor demonstrates to a student an engine task.The Automotive Service Technology program is NATEF/ASE certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), and is a participating school for the Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES). AYES is a partnership among participating automotive manufacturers, participating local dealerships, and Grant Career Center. All participants work together to prepare and train entry-level automotive technicians.
CTAUT005 – Introduction to Automotive Service and Repair – 2 semester hours
Students must pass Ground Transportation Maintenance and pass the ASE/NATEF Student Certification Examination for Maintenance and Light repair (MLR) or Automobile Service and Technology (AST) and seek credit within two years from the date the exam was taken.

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certification, AYES Certificate

A student prepares a car to be lifted.   Program of Study
   Ground Transportation
   Ground Transportation Engine & Power Train
   Ground Transportation Electrical/Electronics
   Automotive Braking, Suspension, and Steering Systems
   2 credits-English
   2 credits-Math (Algebra 2 and Advanced Math)
   2 credits-Science (Chemistry and Environmental Biology)
   2 credits-Social Studies (American Government & Elective)
Career Opportunities
Service Technician (Dealership / Independent)
Fleet Operations
Service Consultant/Advisor
Parts Sales-Wholesale and Retail
Automotive Technician
Automotive Part Sales
Drivability Computer Specialist
Parts/Service Manager

Typical Wages
• $8 to $12/hour starting wage
A student uses a battery charger.

Is This You?
• I am self-reliant
• I solve problems
• I have mechanical aptitude
• I am detail oriented
• I am a team player
Student Organization
Automotive Youth Education Systems
AYES means Opportunity to you!
  • Earn money while preparing for a variety of well-paying, satisfying careers:
    • Master Technicians with 3-5 years of experience can earn $30,000 –50,000 + annually
  • Enjoy the challenge of integrated work/study experiences
  • Class work relates to the job, and the job related to class work
  • Take advantage of the career and personal guidance provided by school and workplace mentors
  • Develop the kinds of professional skills that employers want and need
    • Motivation
    • Communication
    • Self-Discipline
    • Critical Thinking
    • Problem Solving
    • Goal Setting
    • Teamwork
    • Time Management
    • Customer Service
  • Develop technical skills that high-tech firms want and need
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