• Instructor: Michael Craig

    PATHWAY TO SUCCESS FOR
    Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

    This program prepares students to repair vehicles that have suffered structural or other damage in roadway accidents. Students will gain hands-on experience and graduate ready to work on various makes and models of cars and trucks.


    Courses We Offer:

    • 1st year: Painting and Refinishing I*
    • Metal Weld/Cutting
    • 2nd year: Painting and Refinishing II*
    • Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
    • 3rd year: Painting and Refinishing III*

     *denotes opportunity to receive college credit

     


    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

    • Manual Dexterity
    • Problem Solving
    • Clear Communication
    • Self Monitoring

    Things You Will Learn

    • Electrical Control Operation
    • Mechanical principles
    • Customer Service Principles
    • Safety Policies

    Certifications Offered:

    • Automotive Service Excellence
    • ICAR

    ASE


    Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

    • Skills USA

    Ask about our dual enrollment opportunities at Bevill State.


    College: Bevill State Community College

    Vehicle Technology and Repair, VT2

    • Auto Body Repair offered at Sumiton campus

    Bevill State has no minimum grade or score requirements for students who earn the Alabama High School Diploma, but all students must complete the COMPASS Placement Test prior to admission.

     

    • Assoc. of Applied Science:    Cost: $9885  -  Credit Hours: 70
    • Long Term Certificate:         Cost: $6501  -  Credit Hours: 46


    • Short Term Certificate:        Cost: $1848  -  Credit Hours: 13


      *cost only accounts for credit hours

     


     

    Employment Opportunities

    • Auto Glass Installer/Repairer
      • Education needed: High School
      • Median Pay: $32000
      • Certification Suggested: Automotive Service Excellence
    • Auto Body Repairer
      • Education Needed: High School/ Technical School
      • Median Pay: $37680
      • Certification(s) Needed: ASE
    • Engine/Machine Assemblers
      • Education Needed: High School
      • Wage: $18.40/hr, $38000/yr
      • Certification(s) Needed: ASE and National Institute for Metalworking Skills Credentials

    On The Job Training

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


    Resources

    onetonline.org

    O*NET Job #49-3022.00

    O*NET Job #49-3021.00

    O*NET Job #51-2031.00

    www.alcareerinfo.org


    Information taken from the Alabama State Department of Education Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development Section, from the Onet Online database, and from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. All wage statistics are median earnings unless otherwise noted.

    Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development

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


    Director: Chris McCullar

    Asst. Director: Kristi Cain

    Counselor: Kelli Adkins

    Career Coach: Shawna McCullar

    Phone: 205-387-0519

    Fax: 205-384-5170


    Walker County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Ref: Sec. 1983, Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C.; Title VI and VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sec. 504; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Walker County Board of Education, P.O. Box 311, Jasper, AL 35502 Phone: 205-387-0555