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Automotive Technology

“Our students leave the Automotive Technology program with the entry-level skills and base knowledge needed to obtain employment or go on to further education.” - Mr. Jessup & Mr. Watts

Program Activities

  • Potential to earn college credits from Sinclair Community College
  • Students in this program leave MVCTC with a complete toolbox, a Career Passport, technical skills, and job skills
  • Learn engine repair, suspension and steering, brakes, electronic systems, and engine performance
The Automotive Technology program is designed around the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards and our students gain exposure to four of the eight automotive specialty areas. The instruction that our students receive is done through classroom and hands-on lab activities.

Each student in the Automotive Technology program will complete a teardown and reassembly on discarded drum brakes, a complete engine, and various other automotive components. Students will also learn, through hands-on activities, how to use the latest diagnostic equipment for on-board computers along with tire mounting/balancing and alignment equipment.

We have students who go straight into the job market and work as entry-level technicians in private repair shops or automotive dealerships. Other students choose to enter into post-secondary automotive training.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Data

This shows the % of job growth expected in these careers through the year 2020. To learn more about these careers, click on the names below.

Based on the most recent Ohio State Report Card Data for this MVCTC Career Technical Program

  • 92% of students were working, in college, or the military one-year after completing this program
  • 91% of the students that completed this program obtained technical skills

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Automotive Careers

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