Automotive Service Technology


Program Description


The Auto Service Technology (AST) Program prepares students for entry-level positions in the automotive industry.  The automotive areas of brakes and electricity/electronics are emphasized.  Instruction is provided in the areas of engine repair, automatic transmission/transaxles, steering and suspension, heating and air conditioning and engine performance.  In addition, extensive instruction is given on basic automotive skills such as hand tools, power tools, oxygen/acetylene torch operation, and shop safety.  AST utilizes the National Automotive Education Foundation (NATEF) program standards.

 

Related Careers

 

  • General Service Technician
  • Brake Technician
  • Steering & Suspension Technician
  • Engine Performance Technician
  • Electrical Systems Technician
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Automotive Service Management

Program Staff

 

Tom Lowe

Instructor

lowet@calhounisd.org

269-968-2271 ext. 5209

 

Sam Turner

Instructional Support Staff

turners@calhounisd.org

269-968-2271 ext. 5223

 

Travis Andrews

Instructional Support Staff

andrewst@calhounisd.org

269-968-2271 ext. 5227