In the second year, students begin to do more hands-on work which includes more diagnostic skills. Students will keep a portfolio to document each day’s work in the shop. We encourage students to prepare for and take national and state sponsored exams.
Tech II students will be encouraged to take the following exams: Brake and/or Steering and Suspension ASE technicians exam Maine State Inspection exam Ford/AAA troubleshooting entrance exam.
Skills students will aquire:
Shop and tool safety, diagnostic skills, sequencing, organization, shop and tool use, problem solving
Activities which students will partake:
Operating shop equipment, tire work, brakes, suspension, engine performance, shop safety. Entry-level job opportunities: Entry-level technician at a dealership, independent shop, and detailing facility; retail or wholesale parts representative; tire mounting technician
Two-year associate degree from community colleges in general automotive repair, dealer track, service writer, or manufacture specific programs; entry-level placement in a car dealership or independent repair facility
Successful completion of the Automotive Tech 1 curriculum.
This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri.
This course is held at Westbrook Regional Vocational Center in room 409.