Transportation

At the intersection of ground-breaking technology and automotive expertise, you can gain the experience you need to get moving towards a successful career.

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Automotive Academy Ohio Hi-Point

Get Your Engines Turning

Hands-on experience necessary for careers in the automotive industry.

Students learn about ground transportation engine and power train, braking, suspension and steering systems, and auto collision repair techniques. In addition, students gain hands-on experience while learning about engine performance, maintenance and the electrical systems of automobiles. A portion of this program also covers sport and recreational power systems.


Electives are available for students looking to specialize in a particular field.

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Auto
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Auto

CTSO

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center SkillsUSA

Students in this program take part in the Ohio Hi-Point SkillsUSA Chapter.

Students can earn their Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) student certification through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. The program also has articulation agreements between Owens Community College, Ohio Technical College, Edison State Community College, Sinclair Community College, Columbus State Community College, and Universal Technical Institute (UTI).

Certification

ASE/NATEF Student Certification

Required Courses

Industry Automotive Maintenance
Engine Repair
Brakes, Suspension, and Steering

Electives
Engine Performance
Automotive Electrical Systems
Automotive Collision
Capstone

Rodney Peterson

Automotive technology
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center

Bob Alig

Auto Diesel Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center

What Would I Be Doing?

  • Engine repair and performance
  • Automatic transmission/transaxles
  • Work with cars, trucks, snowmobiles, ATVs, dirt bikes
  • Auto detailing
  • Vehicle Wraps

After Graduation?

  • Automotive technician
  • Small engine mechanic
  • Autobody repair

With Further Training?

  • Business or shop owner
  • Custom painting and design
  • Race team careers
Diesel Technology Ohio Hi Point Career Center

Keep America Moving in Diesel

Students get hands-on experience in maintaining and repairing heavy semi-trucks and industrial equipment.


As central Ohio continues to develop as a major transportation and distribution hub, the students here are prepared to step into their career with the experience to help make a difference.


Students may earn up to 13 semester hours toward an associate degree at Clark State Community College. Many students completing the Diesel program pursue advanced training at University of Northwestern Ohio, WyoTech, Ohio Technical College, Lincoln Tech and Clark State Community College.


Ohio Hi-Point Career Center diesel
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center diesel

Students learn about and work with engine components, engine tear-down, rebuilding and repairing, transmission components, electronics, air brakes, and suspension on industrial, commercial and agriculture equipment.

Required Courses

Automotive Maintenance
Engine Repair
Truck Engines

Electives
Truck Brakes Suspension and Steering
Truck Electronics
Automotive Collision
Capstone

What Would I Be Doing?

  • Electrical and mechanical diagnosis
  • Engine and transmission work
  • Disassemble and reassemble equipment
  • Inspect brakes, steering, suspension, fuel and air systems

After Graduation?

  • Diesel service technician
  • Heavy vehicle technician
  • Agriculture or marine service technician
  • Off-Road construction equipment technician

With Further Training?

  • Aircraft and avionics technician
  • Agriculture and industrial power equipment technician
  • Services foreman or manager
  • Advanced electronic diagnostic technician
  • Parts personnel

CTSO

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center SkillsUSA

Students in this program take part in the Ohio Hi-Point SkillsUSA Chapter.

Certifications

ASE/NATEF student certification

Instructors

Bob Alig

Auto Diesel Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center

John Wilson

Diesel Technology Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center


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