Automotive Technology                                                   
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Instructor at the Bohlen Center:
Randy Fulkerson
rfulkerson@boces.com   
 
Instructor at the Sackett Center:
Dave Brancheau 
dbrancheau@boces.com
 

 
 
Quick look
Target Student: Grades 11 & 12
Course Length: 2 years
Credits: Up to 4 per year in CTE
or a combination of CTE and
integrated academic credit for
career and financial management,
math and science
 
Bohlen Tech Center Course Syllabus (Click Here)
Sackett Tech Center Course Syllabus (Click Here)
Employability Profile (Click Here) 
 

 

Automotive Technology (Bohlen & Sackett Career & Tech Centers)

The automotive technology field is changing quickly, but you’ll be well-prepared to succeed with the skills you will learn. Class activities are complemented by hands-on training experiences in a real-world automotive employment atmosphere. You’ll learn to safely use all the tools of the trade while repairing brakes, hydraulic, steering, suspension, electrical systems, boosting engine performance and more. Program meets the rigorous standards of excellence set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). This course is also open to adult students. High school students are given first priority for enrollment.

 

Sample units of study

  • Drive train and axle technology
  • Fuel systems
  • Steering and suspension
  • Brakes
  • Electrical/electronic systems
  • Computer controls & diagnosis
  • NYS motor vehicle inspector

Career opportunities

  • Electrical technician/tire and wheel alignment technician
  • Automotive technician including OBD-II diagnostics/brake system technician/steering and suspension technician
  • Auto sales/automotive parts retailer
  • Auto reconditioning
  • Military/NASCAR

College/other partners

  • Monroe Community College
  • Ohio Technical College
  • SUNY Alfred/SUNY Canton/SUNY Morrisville
  • University of Northwestern Ohio
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • Lincoln College of Technology (Nashville, TN.)

 Visit the Charles H. Bohlen Technical Center Automotive Technology page for more information

The program is now Hunter certified
 
Auto Tech
 

 

Last Modified on January 9, 2017
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