The Automotive Technology Program is certified through Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). In the Automotive Technology Program students will complete the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Maintenance and Light Repair Plus (MLR +) program. This program is designed to prepare students to become entry level Automotive Technicians and enable them to seek post-secondary education and/or pursue gainful employment in the industry. The Automotive Technology Program also offers a Cooperative Work Program which allows students to earn the opportunity to be gainfully employed in the industry while attending school. The Automotive Technology Program has an active articulation agreement with the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) as well as having connections with other post-secondary schools including: University of Northwestern Ohio; Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics; York Technical Institute; Community College of Baltimore County/Catonsville; Ohio Technical College; Lincoln Tech; Nashville Auto Diesel College; and Allegany College of Maryland. Through the Student Trades Foundation there is an active “Mini Dealership” that is an integral part of the program.
After successfully completing the two year program, possible employment opportunities include:
|• Automotive Technician||• Fleet Technician|
|• Parts Specialist||• Diesel Technician|
|• Service Manager||• Aeronautics Technician|
|• Motorcycle Technician||• Service Consultant|
|• Marine Technician||•Automotive Engineering and Design|
|• Manufacturing Assembly Line Technician|