The NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) and ASE (Automotive Society of Engineers) certified Automotive Technology program at A.W. Beattie Career Center meets strict Industry standards, providing students with hands-on experience using diagnostic equipment in our state-of-the-art auto shop. This program is an AYES (Automotive Youth Education Systems) training facility, providing students during their senior year with work experience in local area dealerships, allowing for those important career connections.  NATEF and AYES certifications assure students the best training and preparation to complete their ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification.





AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: Students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program will study a variety of subjects, not limited to:

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  • Shop and Work Safety
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Steering, Alignment and Suspension
  • Engine Performance (Fuel)
  • EEngine Performance (Emissions)
  • PA Emissions Inspection
  • PA Safety Inspection
  • Tires and Brakes
  • Electrical Equipment



    AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: Students who successfully complete the Automotive Technology program may look forward to careers in the following fields after continued study/work experience, not limited to:

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  • Automotive Technician
  • Shop Foreman
  • Service Manager
  • Truck Repair Technician
  • Parts Clerk
  • Welding