CTE: Automotive Technologies

CTE: Automotive Technologies

Albany High School
Abrookin Career & Technical Center 99 Kent Street Albany, NY 12206


Part of Albany High School's Career and Technical Education (CTE) track, this program supplements required high school courses with an automotive technology course in each of 3 years - grades 10,11, and 12. Also includes electives in business concepts, digital electronics, and principles of engineering. Results in a technical endorsement on a Regents or Advanced Regents diploma. Generates up to 3 college credits valid at Hudson Valley Community College or 3 college credits at Rochester Institute of Technology. Job shadowing, project based learning and industry COOPS are features of the program.

Format: 7 hrs/day x 4 years

Skills Taught

  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Automobile Engine Performance
  • Automobile Engine Repair
  • Automobile Heating And Air Conditioning
  • Brakes
  • Customer Relations
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Manual Drivetrain And Axles
  • Shop Procedures
  • Suspension And Steering

Credentials Taught

  • Automotive Technician-Advanced (NOCTI)
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  • New York State Certified Motor Vehicle Inspector

Related Occupations

  • Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

  • Available via: trainer, online, classes
  • Eligibility restrictions: Limited to students in grades 9-12 who live in the Albany City school district. Application is through school counselors.