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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 everyday. 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 (Formerly NATEF) 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 groupings. Second year students switch areas.

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

Automotive B:
Braking Systems, Engine Rebuild, Manual Transmissions, Automotive Transmissions

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