• Automotive Technology Automotive Technology (CIP Code 47.0604)
     
     

    An instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles and light trucks. This program includes instruction in the diagnosis and testing, including computer analysis, of malfunctions in and repair of engines, fuel, electrical, cooling and brake systems and drive train and suspension systems. Instruction is also given in the adjustment and repair of individual components and systems such as cooling systems, drive trains, fuel system components and air conditioning and includes the use of technical repair information and the state inspection procedures.

  •  Programs of Study
     Level I
    Safety
    Tools
    Occupations
    Service Manuals
    Measuring
    Portfolios/Certifications
    Hours
    70
    50
    40
    30
    30
    20
     Level II
    Auto Safety
    Tools, Fasteners & Shop Operations
    Engine Safety
    Engine History & Design
    Engine Rebuilding Operations
    Auto Brakes Safety/Theory/Hydraulics
    Drum/Disc/ABS Braking Systems
     Hours
    60
    60
    20
    20
    80
    40
    80
     Level III
    Automotive Steering & Suspension Safety
    Alignment/Geometry
    Steering Suspension Sub System
    Electrical System Safety
    Electrical Meters/Heavy Electrical
    Electronic Basics
    Engine Performance Safety/Early Engine Systems
    Carb/Distributors/Fuel Injection
     Hours
    20
    50
    50
    15
    75
    30
    50
    70
     Level IV
    HVAC Safety/Basic Theory
    Cooling SystemsAC Servicing
    AC Systems
    Electrical Safety/Advanced Systems
    Advanced Electrical Diagnosis
    Advanced Electrical Fuel Injection Safety
    Distributorless Ignition
    Advanced Engine Diagnostics
     Hours
    30
    40
    50
    60
    60
    40
    30
    50
  • STC has Articulation Agreements with the following post-secondary schools:
    Commonwealth Technical Institute, Community College of Allegheny County, Community College of Philadelphia, Delaware Community College, Harrisburg Area Community College, Johnson College, Lincoln Educational Institute—East Windsor Campus, Luzerne County Community College, Northampton County Community College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Rosedale Technical Institute, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Universal Technical Institute

    Program Requirements/Costs (approximate)
     
    Two 3" 3 Ring Binders.....................................$10.00ea.
    Dickies Work Shirt & Pants (Dark Blue)..............$50.00
    Leather Upper/Oil Resistant Soled Work Boots....$50.00+
     
    Program Entrance Recommendations
     
    Able to work independently and as a team
    Basic math (Algebra I & Geometry) skills
    Computer skills
    Coordination skills