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Car Mechanics

Automotive Services

The Automotive Services course is a 2 year pathway and this course is hosted at  SCILL in Knox.  Potential careers after completing this pathway include auto diagnostic technician, automotive engineer, transportation manager, truck mechanic, automotive designer, auto line mechanic and automotive service technician. 

North Central CTE Cooperative partners with SCILL (Starke County Initiative on Lifelong Learning) to offer this opportunity for students in the CTE Cooperative. 

Automotive Technology Courses


Course Description


Automotive Services  will give students an overview of the operating and general maintenance systems of the modern automobile. Students will learn about the electrical and brake systems  as well as the steering and suspensions systems of the automobile.  Activities in class include brakes, electrical, tires, transmission, engine performance, suspension, oil changes, hand, power and air tool use! 

Dual Credit


Ivy Tech Community College provides the opportunity for students to earn up to 18 AUTI dual credits, including:

 100   Basic Automotive Service

 111   Electrical Systems I

 121    Brake Systems

 122    Steering and Suspension Systems

131     Engine Performance Systems I

145     Driveline Service

141    Engine Fundamentals and Repair



The SCILL automotive program has received NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certification.  Students have an opportunity to receive ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Student Certifications in up to 9 different areas.

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