Automotive Technology Program at SUNY Canton

Automotive Technology Program at SUNY Canton


our automotive program is a native program which basically means we teach in all eight areas of ASC certification for automotive technicians so also the students that come into this program is because they love the cars and then they discover all the benefits that come with that love of cars I just wanted the ability to work on cars of all sorts makes models and be able to rebuild them and pretty much customize them the way I want I’m pretty much American muscle buff I do like the muscle cars anything that’s a power anything that has a motor is interesting to me I want to take it apart see how it works come here they show you how to take it apart properly how to diagnose properly to show you a lot of the electrical fundamentals this school is very good with the electrical part of that and that’s what can get you through all the bigger jobs because it can hire regular technicians off the street but somebody that actually knows electricity is where we’ve got a lot of students being hired just for that fact so we have a lot of the latest technology for automotive equipment and being a snap-on certified training center we’re using the latest and greatest from snap-on there’s six left so the dyno to align their racks basically any specialty tool that you could ever possibly need you have it at your disposal with the dynamometer it’s basically a treadmill for cars and it does provide a level of fun but the great thing about it is is that we can reproduce the same situation over and over again a level of safety on top of that SUNY Canton is a small school and we have a very good instructor to student number and especially in our automotive program we do definitely become all family the guys in the program are great most of the most when you get into your senior year you start to becoming a lot closer with the guys and after that after the two years you do tend to keep those bonds the the diversity of the program is very extensive and I mean it brings everybody together from all sorts of backgrounds you can get a lot of one-on-one time you learn a lot more we have a very wide variety of car makers that come in they are a mixed group you’ve got your experience from the old school to the new and everything in between I mean these guys are loaded with knowledge our students should leave here with they leave here with an associate degree which is an actual college degree again we’re a nap are a snap-on diagnostic certification Center the only one in the state and we’re working with Subaru developing my Subaru view in fact we were the first college in the country have Subaru as a sponsor I found that some of the students that transfer to other programs after they completed this degree and say and everything I learned automotive I learned here at Ken you


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