Introduction to Automotive Service & Repair

Changes in technology have led to exciting advancements in the industry for automotive service & repair technicians. In the Introduction to Automotive Service and Repair course, students learn how automotive technicians maintain and service these complex machines and are prepared with the industry skills and certifications they need to enter this growing field. Students develop their skills through a combination of expert instruction and hands-on training in a state-of-the-art lab outfitted with 10 hydraulic vehicle lifts, and industry-aligned tools and equipment.  Core instruction includes basic automotive service and repair, safety, tool and equipment use, preventative maintenance, inspections, suspension, steering, brakes, and an introduction to electronic systems and engine performance.  Students will earn industry credentials including the Certified Emissions Inspector and Certified Safety Inspector via PennDOT and will be prepared to enter the industry as an entry-level Automotive Service Technician.


  • Safety
  • Tools/Fasteners
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Suspension & Steering
  • Brakes
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Introduction to Engine Performance and Repair
  • Inspection and emissions

Students who complete our course earn the following industry-recognized credentials:

  • Certificate of completion
  • SP2
  • Certified Emissions Inspector and Certified Safety Inspector via PennDOT


Next start date(s): September 10, 2024

Schedule: 150 Hours
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30 – 9:30 PM
Every other Saturday 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

If you’d like more information in regard to Adult Workforce Education, please contact Amy Rex at 610-799-1316 or Individual tours are available by appointment.

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Schnecksville, PA

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