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Automotive Technology

Year I Instructor: 
John Carmichael

Year II Instructor:
Paul Fearon

Emails:
carmij@portlandschools.org
fearop@portlandschools.org

Auto Tech


Auto Tech


Auto Tech


Auto Tech


Auto Tech

Description:

The automotive technology course provides students with skills to develop a thorough understanding of the design, construction and operation of automotive systems. During their two-year involvement with this program, students are taught how to troubleshoot, service and repair modern automobiles. Using the most up-to-date technology available, these students are prepared to face the challenges of today’s automotive industry needs. National affiliations with the SkillsUSA Competition, AYES, and ongoing placement opportunities with local dealerships provide practical skill development. Preparation of students for employment and postsecondary education are major goals.

Curriculum:

Year I: Shop Safety, Measurement Fasteners & Tools, Lubrication System, Cooling Systems, 4 Cycle Theories, Engine Rebuild, Electricity, Ignitions Systems, Fuel Systems, Computer Controls, Emissions, Manual Transmissions

Year II: Wheels, SP Brakes, Tires, Steering & Suspension, State Inspection, Engine Performance, Electricity, SkillsUSA

Certifications:

Maine State Police

NATEF

SP2 Safety

Valvoline Oil

Articulation Agreements:

Central Maine Community College

Southern Maine Community College

Lincoln Technical Institute- East Windsor, CT

Suggested Integrated Academic Credit:

Math

Science

Career Opportunities:

Automotive Technician

Diesel Technician

Brake Specialist

Service Writer

Parts Specialist

Aviation Technician

Requirements:

Long Pants

Closed Toe Leather Shoes

Positive Attendance History