Automotive Technologies

Automotive Technologies


Program Skills

  • Cooling Systems
  • Maintenance
  • Electrical
  • Safety
  • Mechanic Life Skills
  • Suspension/Steering/Tires
  • Fuel Injection and Ignition Diagnosis
  • Engines
  • Brakes
  • Drivetrains
  • Light Diesel
  • Air Conditioning

Career Development

Students who qualify, have the opportunity to participate in one of three options for career development during their senior year.
  • School-to-Apprentice Program
  • Advanced Placement
  • Early Placement

All of these programs allow students to be in the workforce while attending school on a modified schedule, so you can earn while you learn.


Mr. Tony TrappApprenticeship Coordinator 

Mrs. Naomi BakerCareer Placement Specialist   



Entry-Level Career Opportunities

  • General mechanic
  • Tune-up Specialist
  • Parts Salesperson
  • Mechanic's Assistant
  • Component Rebuilder
  • Alignment Specialist
  • Service Advisor/Writer

Advanced Career Opportunities

  • Shop Foreperson
  • Parts Manager
  • Service Manager
  • Independent Garage Owner

College Agreements

Sinclair Community College
University of Northwestern Ohio

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Brett Childs Memorial Scholarship
  • I-Car Foundation
  • SkillsUSA Scholarship


ASE Certification Testing is available

Our Instructors

Andy Buehler, Level I & II Instructor
937.778.1980 x744
Herman Kiser, Paraprofessional
937.778.1980 x853

Career Technical Student Organization

All students in this program are members of the Upper Valley Career Center Skills USA Chapter.

Skills USA Mission:
SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.
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