Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology is a two year program consisting of Automotive Technology I and Automotive Technology II.

The Automotive Technology I program will prepare students for entry level positions in the automotive field. The Maintenance and Light Repair curriculum is approved by The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), and the program is NATEF certified in the following areas: brakes, electrical, engine performance, steering and suspension, engine repair, automatic and manual transmissions,
manual drive train and axel, and heating and air conditioning. Industry standards are used and incorporated as well as up to date equipment to prepare a student for today’s work environment.

In the Automotive Technology II program, students will continue the work started in Automotive Technology I by advancing their knowledge of automotive electronics, engine performance, and steering and suspension.

Automotive Technology II is offered in the afternoon (11:30-1:30) session only.

Qualities of a Successful Student

  • Knowledge of Algebra I concepts
  • Ability to work formulas and equations
  • Ability to read and write at grade level

Sample Wage Potential: AUTO TECHNICIAN (2018 O*Net estimates)

  • Maine: Median $36,690; Top 90% $57,670
  • National: Median $40,710; Top 90% $66,950

Certifications Offered:

  • NATEF Brakes
  • NATEF Electrical
  • NATEF Engine Performance
  • NATEF Steering and Suspension
  • SP/2 Safety Program

College Credit Opportunities:

  • Central Maine Community College
  • Southern Maine Community College
  • Washington County Community College

Instructor: Joe Rabideau,

Instructor: Keith Hart,