Auto Technology

Auto Technology introduces students to high-tech skills required to inspect, maintain, and repair cars as well as light trucks with gasoline engines. Technicians must be able to use computerized equipment and work with electronic components while maintaining their skills with traditional hand tools. Automotive Technicians should be mechanically inclined and have strong communication and analytical skills. Students in this program need good reading, math, and computer skills to stay current with new technology.

 Students will learn to:
  • Diagnose, maintain, and repair a wide range of vehicles
  • Use sophisticated diagnostic and repair equipment to troubleshoot complex automotive systems
  • Use problem-solving skills while working on today's computerized vehicles and advanced systems
Lube Technician
Light Line Technician
Heavy Line Technician
Chassis and Brake Technician
Electrical/Drivability Technician
Shop Foreman
Service Consultant (advisor)
Service Manager

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certification - Automobile (10 Categories):
• Suspension and Steering
•  Brakes
•  Electrical/Electronic Systems
•  Engine Performance
•  Engine Repair
•  Automatic Transmission and Transaxle
•  Manual Drive Train and Axles
•  Heating and Air Conditioning
•  Maintenance and Light Repair
•  Automobile Service Technology
Skills USA 
While attending Vantage Career Center, Vantage students have the opportunity to participate in college credit plus courses. Contact Student Services for more information.  

Career Pathways

A Career Pathway is a collective look at education, training, wage, and outlook information for related occupations.  The Vantage Auto Technology program can be part of the Career Pathways listed below. Whether a student is interested in going to college, getting a certificate, or working right after high school, career pathways can be customized for any ambition or plan.  

Contact Us

Please contact any of the individuals listed below to get more information about the program. 
Larry Davis
Larry Davis
Auto Technology
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2156
Ted Verhoff
Ted Verhoff
Career Tech Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2161
Tonya Temple
Tonya Temple
Student Services Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2160
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