Auto Mechanics I & II
The purpose of the 2-year mechanics program is to instruct the student in the principles, diagnostics, and repair of automobile and small engines.
The program emphasizes safe and efficient work practices, basic occupational skills, and employability skills. The content is organized into competency-based courses of instruction which specify occupational competencies which the student must successfully complete.
The student who enrolls in the mechanics program will be better prepared to enter post secondary study in the technical college system. Students interested in the operating principles, diagnostics, and repair of automobile and small engines will find this program challenging and rewarding.
The instructor is a professional, educated within the technical college system with professional work experience.
This program has attained the Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.) national certification.
ECTEC programs and activities are open to all students regardless of race, color, handicap, religion, creed, national origin, age, or sex.
Identifying and Using Hand Tools
Electrical Systems (Starting, Charging, and Lighting)
Job Connection Program
Prepares for A.S.E. Certification
A.S.E. Certified/Annual Salary ($40,000+)
Small Engine Repairman
Brake Diagnosis and Repair
16 years of age
Preference – High School Junior or Senior
Technical College Path
Collision Repair Technician
Instructor will encourage students to work toward an area of post secondary study in the area of automotive repair which accentuates the students’ strengths. Students will be informed of available financial assistant from area Technical Colleges.
Auto Mechanics I – 2 credits
Auto Mechanics II – 2 credits
Auto Mechanics III – 2 credits
Auto Mechanics IV – 2 credits
- Attend 170 days per year.
- Must complete the program with a final grade of C or better to receive a Certificate of Completion.
- Must obey all rules and regulations set forth by ECTEC and the instructor.