Department: Career and Technical Education
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:
- ICAR Greenlink: Safety & Pollution Prevention (SP/2)
- Prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification
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
- Delaware County Community College (DCCC)
- 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.
- Visit CollegeTransfer.net for more information.
- Automotive Training Center, University of Northwestern Ohio, Northampton Community College and Saint Francis University.