Program Overview

Students in the Automotive program begin to learn bumper-to-bumper automotive maintenance and repair prevention in our state-of-the-art, spacious labs. In addition to learning about vehicles and systems that operate them, students will also learn about the tools used to complete jobs and how to use them safely. This program is part of the national AutomotiveYES program that enables qualified students to work alongside master technicians during their senior year and earn a paycheck at the same time. A valuable combination of experience and technical training is available to help students prepare themselves for a variety of career options after graduation.

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What you will learn

  • Transmissions

  • HVAC systems/air conditioning

  • Brakes

  • Suspension & steering

  • Electrical

  • Ground transportation maintenance

  • Electrical/Electronics

  • Engine performance 

Career Pathways

  • Brake technician

  • Car sales

  • Entry-level technician

  • Front-end technician

  • Parts sales

  • Tune-up technician

  • Service advisor

  • Master level mechanic

  • Custom auto repairs and service

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What else do I need to know?


Eastland Career Center
4465 S. Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH 43125

Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, OH 43112

Program Length

This is a two-year program designed for juniors and seniors.

Frequently Asked Questions


Students that enroll in this program participate in the SkillsUSA career-technical student organization. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

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Meet your instructors

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Danny Trippier (ECC)

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Tom Chance (FCC)