Automotive Technology

Automotive Technician I

Grade: 11or 12 (Double Blocked/Full Year)

Credit: 4

Career Cluster: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics


Automotive Technician II

Grade: 12 (Double Blocked/Full Year)

Credit: 4

Career Cluster: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics




Do you have a passion for cars?

Automotive service technicians and mechanics inspect, maintain and repair cars and light trucks. Traits of a successful automotive technician include professionalism, problem-solving skills, a good work ethic, attention to detail, adaptability, a desire to learn, persistence and patience. If this sounds like you, perhaps a career in automotive technology is for you.

Career Pathways: Auto Service, Collision, Painting, Service Advisor, Collision Estimator, Parts Professional, Automotive Machinist or Auto Shop Owner.

Typical Salary: The median annual wage for automotive service technicians and mechanics was $42,090 in May 2019.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics,at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm (visited January 20, 2021).