Automotive technicians are in high demand. From computerized diagnostics to hands-on repair, students in the Automotive Trades Technology program learn how to service and maintain all types of cars and light trucks. This two-year program covers engine theory and specialized tools and equipment to customer service and shop management.
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How Capital Region BOCES CTE can get you there
Capital Region BOCES automotive trades students work on late-model vehicles donated by automotive manufacturers and their own vehicles. Many students completing this program continue their professional education at college or automotive schools. Throughout their education they develop a a portfolio which they present to teachers, administrators, peers and/or industry professionals. The portfolio includes employability information and exemplary work in technical and communication skills that students have created and developed over the course of the year.
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Career & Techs Automotive Trades Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation/National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). To become certified, the program must meet stringent requirements for instructor, curriculum and learning environment.