Auto Tech

Course Info

•Auto Technology Level I - Course #8710 •Auto Technology Level II - Course #8711 •Auto Technology Level III - Course #8712

Course Description

Level I Course Description

In this first course of the three-course program sequence, students learn all aspects of repair, safety, and customer service by concentrating on four primary areas: brakes, steering and suspension, electrical/electronics, and engine performance. Students get a taste of real-world scenarios while being encouraged to enter into postsecondary education opportunities.

Level II Course Description

In this second course of the three-course program sequence, students learn all aspects of repair, safety, and customer service by concentrating on four primary areas: brakes, steering and suspension, electrical/electronics, and engine performance. Students will get a taste of real-world scenarios while being encouraged to enter into postsecondary education opportunities. 

Level III Course Description

In this third course of the three-course program sequence, students master all aspects of repair, safety, and customer service by concentrating on four primary areas: brakes, steering and suspension, electrical/electronics, and engine performance. Students will get a taste of real-world scenarios while being encouraged to enter into postsecondary education opportunities.

Services Offered - Auto Donations

Edison Academy accepts late model vehicles for both instructional purposes and for the Student Auto Sales (SAS) program. Student Auto Sales, sponsored by the Foundation for Applied Technical Education (FATE), refurbishes used vehicles for sale to the public. Proceeds benefit student competitions, scholarships, and the Automotive Technology and Automotive Collision Services programs. 

Requirements for vehicle donations:  Most recent title and keys must be provided  Vehicle must be delivered to the Edison Academy  Drop offs not permitted 

Student Auto Sales Contact Information:  ***Please contact instructors to set up an appointment for donations! John Bogan: Automotive Technology Instructor

Tom Carroll: Automotive Collision Services Instructor

Class Features

  • Nationally Certified ASE/NATEF Program
  • Electude WBT
  • AC Delco Auto maintenance and Light Repair WBT
  • Computer Run All-Data System
  • Factory & Privately Owned Donated Cars
  • ASE student certifications. Brakes, Steering and Suspension, Engine Performance and Electrical And Electronics

Professional Certification Opportunities

  • Virginia Workplace Readiness Skills
  • ASE Student Certification G1 Auto Maintenance and Light Repair
  • ASE Student certification A1-A8

Post Graduate Educational Opportunities

This list of organizations, agencies, and educational institutions is maintained as a guide for students and their parents who are seeking information about post-secondary education opportunities in our region. This list is not all inclusive. This list is not intended to, signify accreditation, certification, approval, or endorsement of any organization, agency, or educational institution listed herein. Edison Academy and FCPS assumes no responsibility for the actions and abilities of the organizations, agencies, and schools listed here.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Auto/Diesel Technician
  • Motorcycle/Marine Technician
  • Owner/Operator of Dealership
  • Truck Repair Technician
  • Service Writer
  • Recycling/Salvage Yard Operator
  • Small-Engine Repair Technician
  • Shop Supervisor
  • Parts/Sales/Service Person
  • Race Team Member
  • Teacher
  • Automotive Manufacturer

Mentor Firms

  • Virginia Tire
  • National Tire & Battery
  • Yates Express Lube
  • Sheehy Ford
  • GM Service Training Group
  • All Data
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Lincoln College Of Technology
  • Wyo Tech
  • University of Northwestern Ohio