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Automotive Technology


  • Troubleshoot complex automotive systems using the same advanced diagnostic and repair equipment as Master Technicians
  • Maintain, repair, and fine-tune foreign and domestic vehicles working alongside an ASE Master Technician
  • Develop a greater understanding of the advanced technology in today’s sophisticated vehicles

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for ASE Certification, immediate employment, and further education
Early Job Placement * College Credit * Certifications
 
  • Suspension and Steering
  •  Brakes
  •  Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Engine Repair
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Manual Drive Train and Axles
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Maintenance and Light Repair
  • Automobile Service Technology
  • General Industry Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 Hour 

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University of Northwestern

 AU 126 Suspension & Steering - 6 Semester Hours

 AI 127    Hydraulics & Brake Systems - 6 Semester Hours

HV Services & Procedures - 6 Semester Hours

Junior Year Courses

  •             Lab: 4 High School Credits

  •             English: 1 High School Credit

  •              Math: 1 High School Credit

  •             Government: 1 High School Credit


Senior Year Courses

  •             Lab: 4 High School Credits

  •             English: 1 High School Credit

  •             Math: 1 High School Credit

  •             Science: 1 High School Credit

Drug Free Clubs of Ohio
Drug Free Clubs of Ohio is a voluntary club that students can choose to participate in which gives them an added reason to say “no” to drugs. By participating, students agree to random drug screens during the school year. A-Tech will also offer several perks to the students to encourage their participation. We will schedule the first drug test within the first two months of the school year. After the student takes the first drug test, they will receive a membership card from the Drug Free Club. During the rest of the school year, they may be randomly tested. To participate in the program students and their parents need to complete the membership application and turn it in to the Student Services Office. 

National Honor Society
The National  Honor Society is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize  outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS  serve to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the  areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. These  characteristics have been associated with membership in the  organization since their beginnings in 1921 and 1929.  Requirements for being inducted into the National Honor Society is  outlined in the Student Handbook. 

SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving a quarter-million high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.
 
Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors are involved in tours, sophomore visits, and many other school activities on and off campus. Student Ambassadors work on an as-needed basis as various events are held throughout the year.

To be a good Student Ambassadors you must have:

  • Good grades and be on track for a Career-Technical Certificate
  • Outstanding Attendance
  • Signature of recommendation from Career-Technical Instructor
  • Signature of permission from parent or guardian
  • A friendly, outgoing attitude and be willing to participate in district events

Youth Philanthropy Board 
Youth Philanthropy Board is a select group of students who will have the opportunity to learn about community indicators. develop critical thinking & leadership skills. connect with community leaders.
To be on the Youth Philanthropy Board a student must have a recommendation from an A-Tech instructor. Other areas that are considered when making the selections are a student's grades, discipline, and attendance. 

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors

Ohio Annual Salary - $55,460 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $26.66 /hour

Education - High School Diploma

Inspect and monitor transportation equipment, vehicles, or systems to ensure compliance with regulations and safety standards.


Automotive Master Mechanics

Ohio Annual Salary - $37,480 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $18.02 /hour

Education - Post-Secondary Non-Degree Award

Repair automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system.


Automotive Engineer

Ohio Annual Salary - $76,350 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $36.71 /hour

Education - Bachelor’s Degree

Develop new or improved designs for vehicle structural members, engines, transmissions, or other vehicle systems, using computer-assisted design technology. Direct building, modification, or testing of vehicle or components.

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