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Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational High School

Automotive Technology

       Sample Job Titles:  

  • Automobile Service Advisor
  • Master Automotive Technician
  • Diesel Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Motorsports Technician 

     Technical and Higher Education Majors: 

  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Transmission Mechanic
  • Parts & Service Manager
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Automotive Restorer

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.


Industry Affiliations:  SKILLS USA, National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Industry Certifications available in High School:

  • OSHA 10 hour General Industry Certification
  • Valvoline Motor Oil Basic Certification
  • ASE Refrigerant Certification (ASER) 603
  • Mobile Air Conditioning (MACS) Certification (optional)

COLLEGE CREDITS  toward post-secondary certifications/degrees can be earned through Articulation Agreements with:

 MA State AT Articulation Agrmt


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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