Instructor: Michael Craig

    Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics

    This program prepares students to deal with issues of automotive performance. Completers will learn to troubleshoot and repair fundamental and advanced automotive failures. Automotive Technology is progressing as new developments in science appear, and our class teaches basics of electronics, mechanics, controls, and more.

    Courses We Offer:

    • Maintenance and Light Repair A-D
    • Automotive Service Tech. A-D
    • Master Automotive Service Technology
    • Senior Career Pathway Project - Automotive Services


    Transportation Careers

    Careers in this cluster focus on the management of the movement of people and goods by various means of transportation, including roads, rail, air and water. Occupations range from operation and design of transportation systems to maintenance and repair on vehicles.

    Useful Traits

    • Strong Observation Skills
    • Practical/Mechanical Logic
    • Manual Dexterity
    • Problem Awareness

    Things You Will Learn

    • Mechanical Principles
    • Electrical Control Precision
    • Equipment Uses
    • Customer Service Principles

    Certification Offered:

    Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)


    Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

    • SkillsUSA

    Employment Opportunities

    • Gas Station Technician
      • Education needed: Auto Tech Certification
      • Avg. Pay: $31000/yr
      • Certification Needed: ASE offers many
    • Automotive Master Mechanic
      • Education Needed: Post-Secondary Certification
      • Avg. Pay: $37000/yr
      • Certification Needed: Advanced ASE certification
    • Government-Employed Auto-Tech
      • Education Needed: Post-Secondary Certification
      • Avg. Pay: $47000/yr
      • Certification Needed: Advanced ASE certification 

    On The Job Training

    Ask your career coach, counselor or instructor for options to gain real world experience in this field.


    O*NET, Job #49-3023.02

    Information taken from the Alabama State Department of Education

    Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development

    Section and from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Onet Online.


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