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    Transportation Technologies

    For students who enjoy mechanical repair: Automotive and Diesel Engine Technology; Automotive Technology; Collision Repair; and Marine Trades.

    Automotive & Diesel Engine Technology
    Automotive Technology
    Aviation Aerospace Technology
    Collision Repair
    Marine Trades

     

    Automotive & Diesel Engine Technology

    Automotive & Diesel Engine Technology | Tech Prep | 2 years / 900 hours

    This program explores the fundamentals of automotive/diesel technology for automobiles and light trucks. Students explore technology found in most automobiles, sport utility vehicles, and light trucks including engine repair, electrical systems, brakes, steering and suspensions. Students also focus on the responsibilities of a parts specialist and service consultant in the automobile and light truck industry.

    Tech Prep agreements with the University of Northwestern Ohio and Lincoln Technical Institute have been established to provide students with an opportunity to earn advanced college credit upon successful completion of this program. Recommended Skills: Strong math and science skills and an interest in hands-on work.


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    Automotive Technology

    Automotive Technology | Tech Prep | 2 years / 900 hours

    To be prepared for entry into the exciting and challenging career field of Automotive Technology, students will be introduced to major concepts and theories of maintenance, service and repairs on modern automobiles. Students are instructed on shop safety and proper usage of tools and equipment. We use modern and relevant tools and shop equipment for instruction.

    Upon successful completion, students are prepared for entry-level employment in the automotive field and will have acquired the knowledge necessary to take ASE certification tests.

    Career Focused and College Ready! Our Tech Prep agreements with Brookdale Community College, Mercer County College, Lincoln Technical Institute, and the University of Northwestern Ohio allow students to take challenge tests which provide them with an opportunity to earn advanced college credit from these institutions by upon successful completion of this program.

    This program is also evaluated and accredited by NATEF (National Automobile Technician Educational Foundation) The following subjects are NATEF accredited: Engine Repair, Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Brakes, Steering and Suspension, Heating and Air-Conditioning, Automatic Transmissions, and Manual Transmission and Drive-Axle.


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    Collision Repair

    Collision Repair | Tech Prep | 2 years / 900 hours

    This NATEF/ASE certified program provides students with the skills and knowledge required by the Collision Repair Industry. Using the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) curriculum, students learn body repair, refinishing and M.I.G. welding techniques. Advanced students learn computerized estimating and frame and unibody alignment procedures using laser measuring technology. Students are provided with transition services to move into advanced education or apprenticeship programs upon graduation.

    A Tech Prep agreement with the Ohio Technical College provides students with advanced placement in up to four collision repair and refinishing technology courses upon successful completion of this program.


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    Marine Trades

    Marine Trades | 2 years / 900 hours

    This program utilizes modern engine technology and test equipment to help enhance skills in the theory, maintenance and troubleshooting of outboard and inboard marine engines. Students will develop a working knowledge of boat design and construction, boat and trailer rigging, fiberglass repair and marine systems. Curriculum also includes shop safety, marina operations and employability skills, boating safety, handling, seamanship and basic navigation. The program has access to waterfront facilities where students will operate and maintain vessels. Recommended Skills: Mastery of basic math skills, good communication skills, and attention to detail are strongly recommended.

    DID YOU KNOW?
    According to the National Marine Manufacturing Association, there are over 154,178 recreational boats in New Jersey and just under 12,000 people who are employed in the marine industry. There are great career opportunities for skilled marine technicians!

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