• Automotive Technology

    Department: Career and Technical Education
    Campus: Folcroft
    School of: Logistics, Distribution and Transportation
    Instructors: Pete Dillon and Bill Jenkins
    CIP Code: 47.0604

    DCTS students gain a competitive edge by allowing them to work directly on new cars with technicians experienced in the field and at dealerships. Students prepare for the ASE accredited instructional program that emphasizes learning skills to diagnose, service and maintain all types of automobiles. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to take the ASE exam(s) after completing one year of employment in the automotive field. Graduates of this program will be qualified to enter the automotive field as entry-level service technicians in new car dealerships or related automotive businesses.

    Industry Certifications a student may earn:

    • OSHA-10
    • ICAR Greenlink: Safety & Pollution Prevention (SP/2)
    • Prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification

     

    Career Opportunities:

    with 4 year college degrees or higher

    • Automotive Engineering Technologist

    with 2 year college degrees

    • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technologist
    • Marine Mechanic Technologist

    College Credit Opportunities

    Dual Enrollment

    • Delaware County Community College (DCCC)

    SOAR Credits

    • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg, Community College of Allegheny County, Delaware County Community College, Luzerne County Community College, Northampton County Area Community College, Community College of Philadelphia, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Allegany College of Maryland, Johnson College, Commonwealth Technical Institute and Rosedale Technical College.
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    Articulation Agreements

    • Automotive Training Center, University of Northwestern Ohio, Northampton Community College and Saint Francis University.