Automotive Technology

Two-year program

The Automotive Technology program is designed to prepare students to perform routine maintenance and service on all types of automobiles under the supervision of an experienced automotive technician. Automotive technology students receive instruction in safety, troubleshooting, and repair of engines and electrical systems as a foundation. Special emphasis is given to the established competencies based on the ASE/NATEF task list. This course is offered only at a GCS career center. Student must apply through admission process.

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    Automotive Technology Year 1           Automotive Technology Year 2     
    Full Year: 4 high school credits     Full Year: 4 high school credits
    Morning Session: 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM     Afternoon Session: 12:45 PM - 3:25 PM
    Grades: 10th or 11th     Grades: 11th or 12th


NOTE:  Credits earned will count as electives needed for the SC high school graduation requirements.  One of the six credits earned may fulfill the CATE/Foreign Language requirement for SC high school graduation. Most 4-year colleges will NOT accept career center courses as a substitute for the foreign language college admissions requirement.