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

    Automotive & Diesel Engine Technology
    Automotive Technology
    Collision Repair
    Marine Service Technology

    Automotive & Diesel Engine Technology

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

    This Diesel Engine Technology program follows the curriculum guidelines set by ASE & National Automotive Technical Education Foundation (NATEF) for the Medium Heavy Truck certification. The program provides students with the technical knowledge and skills for employment in the diesel industry. Diesel Engine Technology involves diagnosing and repairing the mechanisms and systems found in today’s diesel powered vehicles. Instruction includes a combination of classroom theory and practical experience.

    Areas of study include Diesel Engine Systems such as; lubrication and cooling, air induction and exhaust, and fuel systems. Also, Brake Systems; Air & Hydraulic, Steering and Suspension Systems, Electrical and Electronic systems, and Preventative Maintenance Inspection.

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

    Tech Prep agreements with University of Northwestern Ohio, Lincoln Technical Institute, and Ohio Technical College 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.


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    Automotive Technology

    Automotive Technology | Tech Prep | 2 years / 900 hours

    This NATEF/ASE certified program prepares students 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 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 entry-level skills and knowledge required by the collision repair and automotive restoration industry. Using the Inter-industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) and ASE Automotive Service Excellence Curriculum, students will learn the latest techniques in automotive paints and refinishing technology, restoration, fabrication and related automotive welding technology. Students are provided with transition services to move into post-secondary education, advanced education, or apprenticeship programs which employ students for a future career in the automotive industry.

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    Marine Trades

    Marine Service Technology| 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 marine systems such as electrical, mechanical, cooling, fuel, boat design and construction, and trailer maintenance. Curriculum also includes 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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