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- The Automotive Technology program offered by Collins Career Technical Center has expanded to include Motorsports Technology.
Students in this program learn about the mechanical and electrical functions of Automotive, All terrain vehicles, and high
performance machines. The program is certified by (ASE) Automotive Service Excellence and the National Automotive Technical Education
- Students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program participate in Skills USA and Ford/ AAA Leadership activities.
Areas of Instruction Include:
- Engine Repair
- Electrical Systems
- All Terrain Vehicle Maintenance
- Manual Drive Train and Axels
- Steering and Suspension
- Engine Performance
- High Performance Engines
Post-Secondary Education Opportunities
- Graduates of this program may enter adult-education, technical-school, or college-degree programs in automotive technology
or automotive engineering.
- Graduates of the Automotive Technology Program may find entry-level positions as a parts person an automotive
technician assistant and cycle shop assistant.
Related Occupations with Additional Education
- Brake specialist, estimator, front-end specialist, transmission specialist, parts manager, service manager
- Individuals may become certified automotive technicians by passing all sections of the Automotive Service Excellence
(ASE) examination and completing two years of work experience. Collins Career Center students who complete the Automotive
Mechanics Technology Program will receive credit for one year of work experience towards this certification.