Automotive Technology @ TSCT

Automotive Technology is designed to give students a basic understanding of automotive construction, theory of operation, and standard industry service and repair procedures. This instruction gives them not only the knowledge to perform vehicle service but to develop the skills necessary to diagnose unit malfunctions. Two of the most important skills that will be developed are problem solving, and critical thinking. One of the requirements for graduation in Automotive Technology is the successful completion of AT222 – PA Safety Inspection/Enhanced
Emissions Inspection Certification
during the 3rd semester (1st semester sophomore year). Students must have a valid driver’s license in order to take the test associated with the course. 

Graduates' knowledge and skills are useful in the following career areas:

  • Shop Manager
  • Service Adviser
  • Auto Technician
  • Shop Repair Foreman
  • Repair Shop Operator
  • Dealership Service Specialist
  • Parts Department, counter, or Manager Equipment Manufacturer's Sales
  • Representative
  • Sales representative for automotive tools & equipment
  • Technical Trainers
  • Technical School Instructors
  • Wholesale parts warehouse Management
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Automotive Technical Writer
  • Warranty Claim Examiner