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Automotive Technology

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Automotive Technology

Instructors: Jim Spoelhof (A) and Jon Walcott (B)
Paraprofessionals: Mike Verstrate (A) and Bryan Dangremond (B)
Service Manager: Alex DeWitt

Students put classroom knowledge to work by servicing customer cars which are brought into the auto mechanics lab. The jobs are varied with new problems and cars every day. Through classroom and lab experiences, students have the opportunity to take a number of tests to gain State of Michigan certifications. This program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation and our instructors are ASE Master certified.

The Automotive program may be taken for one or two years. First year students are placed into one of two classes, auto tech A or Auto tech B. Second year students switch classes.

Automotive A:
Steering and Suspension, Electrical Systems, Engine Performance, Heating/Air Conditioning

Automotive B:
Braking Systems, Engine Repair, Manual Transmissions and drivelines, Automatic Transmissions

PDF DocumentAuto Tech.pdf