EARN AN ENGLISH, CTE, AND ELECTIVE CREDIT TOWARD GRADUATION WHILE PREPARING FOR A REWARDING CAREER RIGHT OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL!
Program Description: Students learn vehicle construction, minor body repair, sanding, painting components and spraying techniques, plastic repair, estimating damaged vehicles, MIG welding, and many other operations related to vehicle repair. Safety and proper use of equipment and materials are stressed throughout this program. Students are involved in SkillsUSA leadership activities and skills competitions which emphasize teamwork and cooperation. The program includes use of I-CAR, Axalta Paint Products, Chief, Hunter, and other professional training materials to meet Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASEEF) and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) requirements, standards and certifications.
High School Equivalency Credits: Students earn 3.0 credits per year allocated as 1.0 Jr/Sr English, 1.0 Career Technical Education, 1.0 Elective. See how these credits satisfy graduation requirements in the Program of Study.
College Credits: Credits available through Bates Technical College: up to 80 credits, Clover Park Technical College: up to 17 credits, or South Puget Sound Community College: up to 4 credits
Students who successfully complete the program and have earned a grade of B or better, will be eligible to apply.
Certifications: UTI Technical College Pro Level 1
Career Pathways: Automotive Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Refinishing Technician, Automotive Frame Technician, Auto Detailer, Collision Repair Estimator, Sheet Metal Technician, Welder, Auto Parts and Supply Sales, and Marine Repair Technician Check out the Career Pathways page for more information!
Course Fee: $55/$35 for returning students