AMT Policy Guide

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Median wages (2016)$18.50 hourly, $38,470 annual Projected growth (2014-2024) Average (5% to 8%) Average (5% to 8%) *Source: O-Net

Automotive Technology

Training is based on Automotive Service Excellence(ASE) standards and includes: Brakes, Electrical Systems, Engine Performance, Suspension, and Steering.

Students acquire knowledge and skills through hands-on learning experiences.

Courses of Study

  • Automotive Electrical Systems

  • Engine Performance and Troubleshooting

  • Suspension and Steering

  • Engine Rebuilds

  • Computerized Alignment

  • Transmission Rebuilds

Industry Certifications

  • Safety & Pollution Prevention Automotive (S/P2)

  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification

    • Brakes

    • Steering & Suspension

    • Engine Repair

    • Engine Performance

  • PA Certified Safety Inspector

Class Requirements

Students are responsible for:

  • Protective shoes

  • Safety glasses

Students work on a late model project car.