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Automotive Technology


Automotive Technology is designed to provide training and experience in the principles of automotive diagnosis and repair. Areas of study include automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, steering and suspension, brakes, electrical systems and electronics, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. Advanced students use cutting edge technology and equipment to diagnose problems with starting and charging systems, ignition and fuel systems, and computerized engine control systems. This program combines in-depth theory with extensive hands-on training in our well-equipped NATEF Certified auto lab. Students will learn basic and advanced technical skills and essential worker traits to secure and retain employment in automotive and other related fields.

Automotive Technology I

Current Syllabus

This class is open to all 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students who have demonstrated success in the following three areas:
  • Attendance
  • Attitude and Behavior
  • Advancement toward proficiency in English Language Arts and Algebra

Automotive Technology II & III

Current Syllabus

This class is open to all 11th and 12th grade students who have participated in and met Automotive Technology I proficiencies.

Additional program information

Embedded Credit:

  • Science (.5 credit per year)

Credentials:

  • Vermont General Service Technician
  • NATEF Automotive Service Excellence
  • State Inspection License
  • Air Conditioning Certification
  • Safety, Polution & Prevention Training

Dual Enrollment:

  • Electrical (Central Maine Community College (CMCC): 2 credits)
  • Engine Performance (CMCC: 2 credits)
  • Brakes (CMCC: 3 credits)
  • Suspension and Alignment (CMCC: 3 credits)

Youth Group:


SPECIALTY MODULES:

POWER SPORTS EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY

A hands on introduction to the maintenance and repair of four-stroke engines and a variety of power sports equipment. Students will develop the skills and confidence necessary for entry-level employment in dealerships and independent repair facilities and participate in the Harley Davidson Motorcycle Maintenance Program.


Instructor:

Adam Vincelette
Tel: (802) 527-6520
Email: avincelette@maplerun.org