Automotive Services Technology includes classroom and laboratory experience that incorporates training in service and repair work on all types of automotive vehicles. Instruction and practice provides opportunities for students to diagnose malfunctions, disassemble units, perform parts inspections, and repair and replace parts. Course content addresses ASE Education Foundation standards, leading to certification in one or more of the following areas: steering and suspension, brakes, engine performance, electrical systems, and engine repair.
Transportation Technology Course Guide
Career Pathway documents show students some possible career opportunities that are open to them depending on their interests, strengths, and competencies. Meeting the career-related needs of students calls for alignment with career opportunities in authentic work settings. Career Pathways provide a useful framework to aid both students and educators in making those meaningful connections to the working world.
To help students plan their career and college goals, pathway documents are available for:
Automotive Service Technician – Ivy Tech Community College
Technical Honors Diploma
Recognizing the success of the career and technical program in students’ lives, Indiana created the Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma. This diploma emphasizes rigorous academic standards and expectations along with vital technical skills. The Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma prepares students to easily move from high school to college, the workforce, or elsewhere, with a clear focus on their career goals.
Advantages of a Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma for students include:
- preparation for both college and careers,
- opportunities to earn college credits while still in high school,
- opportunities to explore Indiana’s high wage and high-demand occupations,
- ability to move more easily into their college major, saving time and money,
- options to gain practical, real-world working experience,
- chances to earn employer-recognized certifications,
- learning valuable skills and training sought by Indiana employers.
Student Leadership Organization
SkillsUSA prepares America's high-performance workers. It provides quality educational experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities. SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills.