Automotive Technology – Perry Tech

Automotive Technology – Perry Tech


there’s a high demand for automotive technicians who have the skills to diagnose service and repair vehicles this demand can lead to career opportunities nationwide for a graduate from our automotive technology program [Music] when we think of the automotive industry we usually think of cars first but the training students receive at Perry tech prepares them to work on a variety of vehicles from cars buses and trucks to boats and larger ships this diverse training can prepare students to work in smaller independently owned repair shops large new car dealerships truck shops fleet repair boat dealerships or working for the government repairing their vehicles each day the class will typically spend a few hours in the classroom then move out into the lab where they get hands-on training practicing what they just learned what sets Perry Tech’s program apart from the rest is that it really focuses on teaching the automotive trade students spend an entire year learning the skills needed to make them successful auto technicians and as technology continues to evolve our program stays up to speed on these advances Perry Tech students cover not only mechanical repairs but also spend a lot of time focusing on electrical systems heating and air conditioning systems engine management and transmission systems to properly diagnose any issue students become very familiar with computers automotive information systems and tablet-based scan tools as they progress through their training they have the opportunity to work on Perry tech vehicles their own vehicles and even customer repair jobs that we do for the public students are also introduced to basic cutting and welding equipment fastener repair techniques and fluid service machines as they progress throughout the program they get to work with specialized lifting equipment engine hoist brake lathes and alignment platforms with all the training and experience learned in the Perry Tech auto lab students will have the opportunity to begin an externship during their fourth quarter this externship process allows students to work by side with technicians in the field jump-starting their careers


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