Transportation Careers

Auto Body

Program Goal:

Students in the Auto Body Repair program work with the latest technologies in order to hone diagnostic and repair skills on a variety of vehicles.

Curriculum:

Learning is accomplished in a hands-on environment, on vehicles owned by real customers. During class time students receive practical experience in collision repair, which includes frames, unibody repair and auto refinishing.

Units of Study:

  • Painting & Refinishing
  • Structural Analysis
  • Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
  • Estimating
  • Welding & Metal Fabrication

Teacher: Josh Rossi

Automotive Tech

Program Goal:

Automotive Technicians are in high demand. From computerized diagnostics to hands on repair, students in the Auto Technology program learn to service and maintain all types of cars and light trucks.

Curriculum:

Coursework is based on the National Automotive Technician Excellence Foundation (NATEF) standards, which follow the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards.

Units of Study:

  • Brakes
  • Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Suspension and Steering
  • NYS Inspection

Teacher: Jack Bauer
Teacher: Jeff Dawley
Teaching Assistant: Mike Meyers

Diesel Technology

Program Goal:

The Diesel Technology Program provides training in the skills needed for entry-level employment in the agricultural, industrial and commercial vehicle industries.

Curriculum:

Students learn to operate, service and maintain all types of gasoline and diesel engines, including hydraulics, electrical/fuel systems and power trains. Students develop skills in welding, machining, troubleshooting, and repair of vehicles and agricultural machinery. Through hands-on application students will experience working in a well-equipped modern facility. Training in welding, machining, diagnostics and vehicle maintenance is covered. If appropriate, a student will also have the opportunity to prepare for a New York State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class B).

Units of Study:
  • Heavy Duty Diesel Equipment
  • Compact Diesel Equipment
  • Engine Overhauling
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Drive Systems
Teacher: Scott Benedict
Teaching Assistant: George Kramer