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Automotive Technologies

The Automotive Technology program offers students a hands-on learning experience studying the basic automotive systems and maintenance of vehicles. Students in this program will study areas in an introduction to the automotive industry, preventative maintenance, brakes, steering and suspension, and engine repair. The majority of students in this program will be job-ready and working in the field during their senior year while also earning more than 12 points in industry credentials. This program has established partnerships with many local dealerships and auto repair businesses in the area.

Automotive Technologies Instructor

Thomas Morris

Phone: 330-729-4100 EXT: -1570


Teacher Site: Click Here

Students in this program will learn:

  • Introduction into the Automotive Industry
  • Basic automotive system and maintenance
  • Brakes: diagnosis and repair
  • Electrical system diagnosis
  • Steering and suspension and wheel alignment
  • Engine performance diagnosis
  • Internships available with participating dealerships

College Connection

Automotive Technologies Higher Education Options

Career-Technical Credit Transfer (CT)²

Articulation Agreements Institutions:

Career Resources

Automotive Technologies Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Quick Service Technician
  • Engine, Brake, Tire, Suspension Work
  • General Maintenance
  • Parts & Inventory
  • Independent Shops & Chain Service Departments.

Automotive Technologies Industry Credentials

  • ASE) - A4 ASE Suspension & Steering (12pts)
  • (ASE) Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR) (G1) (12pts)
  • (ASE) - A5 Brakes (12pts)
  • (ASE Student) - 10 Tests for 3pts per test.
  • OSHA (1 point)
  • CPR/First Aid (1 point)

Automotive Technologies Industry Organization

SkillsUSA Ohio

The Ohio Association of SkillsUSA is a Career-Technical Student Organization serving students in High School and College Post-Secondary Industrial, Engineering and Health Career Training programs in Ohio.

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Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406

High School - 330-729-4000 Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

Governing Board Members

  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, President
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Vice-President
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Jeffery Good, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Mr. Michael Stanko, Board Member
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member
  • John Zehentbauer - Superintendent

Additional Board Information

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