Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology is designed to provide training and experience in the principles of automotive diagnosis and repair. Areas of study include automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, steering and suspension, brakes, electrical systems and electronics, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. Advanced students use cutting edge technology and equipment to diagnose problems with starting and charging systems, ignition and fuel systems, and computerized engine control systems. This program combines in-depth theory with extensive hands-on training in our well-equipped NATEF Certified auto lab. Students will learn basic and advanced technical skills and essential worker traits to secure and retain employment in automotive and other related fields.

 

Automotive Technology I

This class is open to all 10th, 11th and 12th graders who have earned a “C” or better in Algebra I or “B” in pre-Algebra.

 

Automotive Technology II & III 

This class is open to all 11th and 12th graders who have earned a “B” or better in Automotive Technology I. 

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Additional Program Information



Embedded Credit:

Science (.5 credit per year)


 

Credentials: 

Vermont General Service Technician

NATEF Automotive Service Excellence

State Inspection License

Air Conditioning Certification

Safety, Polution & Prevention Training

 


 

Dual Enrollment:

Electrical (CMCC*: 2 credits)

Engine Performance (CMCC: 2 credits)

Brakes (CMCC: 3 credits)

Suspension and Alignment (CMCC: 3 credits)

 *Central Maine Community College


 

Youth Group: 

SkillsUSA  

 


 

Instructor:

Adam Vincelette

Tel: (802) 527-6520

Email: avincelette@fcsuvt.org