The Automotive Technology pathway is an industry-certified program (NATEF, AYES) designed to develop skills leading to lucrative careers in the automotive service and repair industry. The pathway provides students with the essential skills required to secure entry-level positions in the automotive field and the foundational knowledge necessary to transition into a postsecondary program in automotive technology. Students gain hands-on experience by working with professional automotive equipment and diagnostic tools, learning about industry standard safety rules, service information, career strategies and the importance of job performance. Topics include engine operation, electrical systems, fuel injection, computer systems, brake and basic engine repair. The program instructor is an ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician.