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Automotive Services

Automotive Services prepares students for entry level jobs in the automotive field. This program provides focused hands-on training as well as classroom instruction suited for diverse learning styles. Students will cover topics such as brake systems, suspension systems, beginning electrical including reading wire diagrams, and engine rebuild.

 

Characteristics of a successful student

  • A strong interest in some or all course material
  • Open-minded, eager to learn about new things
  • Excellent attendance
  • Interest and some ability in technical area
  • Parental support of the Career Studies program

 

Curriculum and materials used

  • Lab vehicles for hands on activities
  • Automotive textbooks
  • Instructional videos and online resources

 

Related career opportunities

  • Entry Level Technician
  • Lubrication Technician
  • Parts Specialist
  • Shop Assistant
  • Automotive Detailer
  • Auto Recycling Worker

 

Licensing

  • Students who complete the two-year program meet the minimum hour requirement to sit for the New York State Inspection License Course.

 

Consultant Committee

  • Auto Zone
  • Armory Garage
  • Midas Auto Service
  • Nemith Motor Car Company
  • Warren Tire Service Center
  • HVCC

Contact Information

Danielle Bouton-Wales
Director of CTE
518-479-6898
dboutonwales@questar.org

Rensselaer Educational Center
518-273-2264

Columbia- Greene Educational Center
518-828-4157

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Upcoming Events

Wed 19

REC Faculty Meeting

September 19 @ 2:40 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 19

Wellness Committee Meeting

September 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu 20

State Aid Planning 2018 Fall Workshop – Binghamton

September 20 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 21

State Aid Planning 2018 Fall Workshop – Albany

September 21 @ 8:45 am - 11:00 am
Fri 21

State Aid Planning 2018 Fall Workshop – Plattsburgh

September 21 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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