Auto Mechanics

The Auto Mechanics program is a two year ASE (Automobile Service Excellence) program. This program is intended to prepare students with the skills necessary to take and pass the Michigan Motor Vehicle Mechanic Competency Tests and enter the field of work as an advanced employee. This program focuses on general maintenance, electrical systems service, fuel systems, engine rebuild, brake and hydraulic service, drive train service, steering and suspension and drivability. The service area is a large lab with up-to-date equipment for the students to use. Students work on newer, factory-donated vehicles.

Special Class Features

  • Fully Equipped Fundamentals Lab
  • Opportunity to Compete for College Scholarships
  • Participate in SkillsUSA - a National Student Organization
  • Field Trips
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • May Earn College Credit 

Course Content

  • Shop Safety
  • Shop Operation
  • Tool Identification
  • Electrical Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Manual Transmission
  • Brakes & Hydraulics
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Ignition Systems
  • Charging Systems
  • Emission Systems
  • General Engine Diagnostics
  • Engine Rebuilding
  • Basic Auto Service
  • Computer Engine Control

Articulation and/or Credentials

Articulation can be earned at the following colleges/universities:

  • Delta College
  • Baker College
  • Ferris State University
  • University of Northwestern Ohio 

Opportunities to Earn Michigan Credentials​​​​​​​

  • Automatic Transmission
  • Electrical Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Manual Transmission & Differentials
  • Engine Repair
  • Heating & Air Cooling
  • Steering & Suspension
  • Breaks