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Since 1976 Career Center High School has served as an extension of the traditional high school programs offered in the local area. Students maintain their affiliation with their home high schools while completing Career Center courses. Career Center offers a challenging academic environment and unique learning opportunities where students may choose to participate in Advanced Placement, Career Technical, Regular Curriculum and some specialty courses.
The Automotive Technology Department at Career Center offers a two-year program that can be completed over 4 semesters which includes: Introduction to Automotive Service, Automotive Service I, Automotive Service II, and Automotive Service III. The program is comprised of service and safety, engine repair, automatic transmission and transaxles, manual drivetrain and axles, suspension and steering, HVAC, and engine performance. This includes advanced knowledge and skills in vehicle system repair and replacement of components in the brake, electrical systems, drivetrain, engine, HVAC, and the steering and suspension system.
While in the automotive technology program, students learn advanced automotive skills in vehicle servicing, testing, repair, and diagnosis of brakes, electrical systems, drivetrain, engine, HVAC and steering and suspension systems with an emphasizes in hands-on experience. Career Center High School is ASE Education Foundation Accredited (NATEF) in Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR). The program is comprised of four instructors and a diverse selection of 150 to 200+ students per year. Anywhere from 50 to 75 percent of the students go on to work in the Automotive Industry.