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 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
Higher Education Options
Career-Technical Credit Transfer (CT)²
Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:
- University of Northwestern Ohio
- Stark State College
- Eastern Gateway Community College
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Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- Brake Specialist
- Front-end specialist
- General Auto Technician
- Lubrication Specialist
- Motor Tune-up Specialist
- Tire Specialist
- Service Writer
Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES), Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP)/GM Apprenticeship Programs, Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET)/Ford Apprenticeship Program, Chrysler Apprenticeship Program (CAPS) and Toyota Technical Education Network (T-10). Other college opportunities include two- and four-year technical degrees in automotive technology. Both MCCTC automotive programs earned the prestigious National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. Based on the high quality of its program, MCCTC was also chosen as an Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) participant in partnership with General Motors and the Daimler Chrysler Corporation. Automotive students participating in the AYES partnership not only take automotive classes while in school, but also work as interns at participating dealerships with an experienced technician as a mentor.
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