Automotive Technology

Students in Automotive Technology

Course Description

Automotive Technology is a performance-based course. Students work at their own pace to achieve competence in the performance objective. Upon completion, students may obtain and be successful at an entry-level job related to automotive technology. The classroom environment simulates a live automotive shop. Students work on real customers’ vehicles to learn the techniques and procedures needed to repair today’s vehicles. Safety, work ethics, teamwork and related academic skills are taught.

Benefits of the Automotive Technology class at CEC

  • College credit, and internships
  • Industry connections
  • Real-world automotive experience
  • Skills to obtain entry-level job opportunities

Possible career choices in Automotive Technology

  • Automotive repair
  • Transportation repair
  • Service writer
  • Parts technician

Course Credits

Credits Per Semester: 1.5 units

Course Certifications Available

Entry-level ASE certifications available after completion of each year.

Concurrent Enrollment

College Credits/Concurrent enrollment with EGTC

  • ASE110- Brakes 1- 3 college credit hours
  • ASE210- Brakes 2 –3 college credit hours
  • ASE 130- General engine diagnosis -2 credit hour
  • ASE 160- Engine removal and installation 1- credit hour
  • ASE 161- Engine repair and repair 5 credit hours
  • ASE 165- Automotive machining 2 credit hours

Currently attending a different school?

Talk to your school counselor about attending CEC part-time for career classes.