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Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational High School

Automotive Technology Career

Sample Job Titles:   Automobile Service Advisor, Master Automotive Tech

Technical and Higher Education Majors:  Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Transmission Mechanic, Parts & Service Manager
Certification and Career Advancement:   ASE certification has become a standard credential for automotive service technicians. Certification is available in: electrical systems, engine repair, brake systems, suspension and steering, and heating and air-conditioning. For certification in each area, technicians must have at least 2 years of experience and pass the examination. Completion of an automotive training program in high school, vocational or trade school, or community or junior college may be substituted for 1 year of experience. For ASE certification as a Master Automobile Technician, technicians must be certified in all eight areas.  By becoming skilled in multiple auto repair services, technicians can increase their value to their employer and their pay.

 

CONNECTIONS TO WORK AND HIGHER EDUCATION

CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE IN HIGH SCHOOL

OSHA G10  10 hour General Industry Certification

Valvoline Motor Oil Basic Certification
ASE Refrigerant Certification (ASER) 603
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation [NATEF]
National Institute for Automotive Excellence Cert [NATEF/ASE]

Mobile Air Conditioning (MACS)

 

COLLEGE CREDITS AVAILABLE IN HIGH SCHOOL:   Tech Prep Connection

MA State AT Articulation Agreement One or more AT courses at a MA community college
Ben Franklin Institute of Tech. AT259 - Automotive Hybrid Safety and Technology
New England Institute of Tech. TT105 Intro. To Transportation Technology - 2 credits
  TT110 Basic Engine Theory - 3 credits
(Auto Tech and Marine Tech) TT111 Basic Engines Lab - 2 credits
  TT112 Basic Electricity Fundamentals - 3 credits
  TT113 Basic Electricity Fundamentals Lab - 2 credits
Universal Technical Institute  One-time tuition credit
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