Auto Service Technology

Train to diagnose, adjust, repair and replace mechanical and electrical parts of automobiles.

Twenty-first century automobiles carry more computers than the Apollo missions to the moon. In this ASE Education Foundation certified program, you will learn to diagnose, adjust, repair and replace the mechanical and electrical parts of the sophisticated machinery that is today’s late-model car. Using state-of-the-art equipment such as scan tools, you’ll learn to overhaul engines, service transmissions, fix electrical systems, repair brakes and suspensions and much more.

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Students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:

  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Entry-Level Certifications:
    • Service Technology
    • Brakes
    • Electronic/Electrical System
    • Engine Performance
    • Engine Repair
    • Heating & Air Conditioning
    • Maintenance & Light Repair
    • Drivetrain & Axles
    • Suspension & Steering

Student Organization

What skills will I learn?

  • Engine performance
  • Engine repair
  • Steering & suspension
  • Maintenance
  • Front end alignment, tire service/wheel balance
  • Transmission service and repair
  • Drive shaft service
  • Brake, cooling, electrical and fuel systems service
  • Business management, computer literacy
  • Teamwork

What types of equipment are used:

  • Automotive testing equipment
  • Lifts
  • Hand tools
  • Balancing and alignment equipment
  • Brake drum and rotor lathe
  • Valve service equipment
  • New scan tools
  • Chromebooks 1:1
Where do you want to go?

Automotive Dealership, Post Secondary Education, Parts Professional, Independent Shop, Automotive Accessories, ASE Certification, Detail Shop, Show Owner, Equipment Repair, Racing Teams, Automotive Engineering, Military

Transportation Systems Carrier Field


Year 1

3.0 elective, 1.0 English 11 (Required)

Year 2

4.0 elective



Ohio College Tech Prep

Career Technical Credit Transfer Program