Are you a gear head or car junkie who dreams of one day opening your own auto shop or pursuing a rewarding career in the automotive service industry?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the market for auto mechanics and service technicians will grow by about 10 percent over the next 8 years – making the job opportunities for qualified professionals entering into this field rather plentiful.
Salina Tech’s Automotive Technology Program is taught by ASE certified master technicians with over 30 years of combined experience in the automotive service industry. Our shop facilities are equipped with the latest equipment being used in auto shops today and each of our students receives their own personal tablet computer so that every piece of information they require is in the palm of their hand.
Throughout the two-year program, students will obtain the knowledge and skills they need to properly maintain, repair and troubleshoot various automotive components including, steering, transmission, suspension, drive trains, brakes, and electrical systems, among many others. In addition to class time, students will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience with real-world automotive service jobs so that when they do graduate, their transition into an entry-level position is seamless.
This program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) -- a division of the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). All high school students who enroll must start the program as juniors.
|1.||Demonstrate the ability to think critically.|
|2.||Demonstrate proficiency in technical program learning outcomes.|
|3.||Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication.|
|4.||Develop positive work habits and interpersonal skills needed for employment.|
|1.||Diagnose, service, and repair electrical systems.|
|2.||Diagnose, service, and repair suspension and steering systems.|
|3.||Diagnose, service, and repair engines.|
|4.||Diagnose, service, and repair automatic transmissions and transaxles.|
|5.||Diagnose, service and repair manual drive trains and axles.|
|6.||Diagnose, service, and repair automotive HVAC systems.|
|7.||Diagnose, service, and repair drum and disc brake systems.|
|8.||Diagnose, service, and repair engine performance systems.|