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Auto Academy

The Automotive Academy provides entry-level instruction for students interested 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.

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

Courses (must complete 4 courses for program completion


Automotive Maintenance
Engine Repair
Brakes, Suspension and Steering


Engine Performance
Automotive Electrical Systems
Automotive Collision


ASE/NATEF Student Certification

What would I do in this pathway?
  • Engine repair and performance
  • Automatic transmission/transaxles
  • Work with cars, trucks, snowmobiles, ATVs, dirt bikes
  • Auto detailing
  • Vehicle Wraps
What can I do after I graduate
  • Automotive technician
  • Small engine mechanic
  • Autobody repair
What can I do with further training
  • Business or shop owner
  • Custom painting and design
  • Race team careers

Diesel Technology

Keep america moving in Diesel Technology!

Students are provided experience in maintaining and repairing heavy semi-trucks and industrial equipment as Central Ohio continues to develop as a major transportation and distribution hub.

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.

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

Courses (must complete 4 courses for program completion)


Automotive Maintenance
Engine Repair
Truck Engines


Truck Brakes Suspension and Steering
Truck Electronics
Automotive Collision


ASE/NATEF student Certification

What would I do in this pathway?
  • Electrical and mechanical diagnosis
  • Engine and transmission work
  • Disassemble and reassemble equipment
  • Inspect brakes, steering, suspension, fuel and air systems
What can I do after I graduate
  • Diesel service technician
  • Heavy vehicle technician
  • Agriculture or marine service technician
  • Off-Road construction equipment technician
What can I do with further training
  • Aircraft and avionics technician
  • Agriculture and industrial power equipment technician
  • Services foreman or manager
  • Advanced electronic diagnostic technician
  • Parts personnel


  • Satellite Program at Grimes Airport in Urbana
  • Working on aircraft in airport setting
  • Restoration of historical B-17 bomber at Grimes Field
  • Pilot ground school training
  • Extensive use of aviation software simulation tools

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