Automotive Technology

Instructor: Tom Atkinson (tom.atkinson@wflboces.org)
Teacher Assistant: Janet Soper (janet.soper@wflboces.org)
315-589-2617

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.

Curriculum Areas/Units of Study:

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

Articulation Agreements: Lincoln Educational Services (AT 103: Electrical Systems, AT 111: Automotive Steering & Suspension Systems); SUNY Alfred State; SUNY Canton (AUTO 101: Automotive Services, AUTO 111: Auto Services Laboratory)

Job Outlook (US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook):