Automotive Technology



Instructor: Mr. Dave Thistlethwaite



What is the Auto Technology Program?

  • Fundamental technical training on current model vehicles and components with emphasis on the latest developments in engine repair, automotive electrical and electronic systems, and emission control systems
  • Hands-on training in:

·        Hand Tools

·        Basic/Advanced Electrical Systems

·        Engine Repair

·        ABS Brake Systems

·        Hydraulics

·        Steering

·        Four-Wheel Alignment

·        Suspension


Uniform Requirements:

  • Leather Work Shoes
  • Safety glasses (provided)



Career Potential Upon Completion of the Program

  • Brake repairperson
  • Transmission repairperson
  • General engine mechanics
  • Auto/truck repair
  • General auto service
  • Tune-up mechanic
  • Parts salesperson

Career Potential with further Education and Training

  • Aircraft maintenance repairer
  • Brake/transmission/electrical repairer
  • Diesel/heavy equipment
  • Farm equipment repair
  • Marine equipment repair
  • Transportation equipment sales
  • Front end mechanic
  • Muffler installer
  • Ignition and carburetor mechanic

Nondiscrimination Policy


The Greene County Career & Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs or activities. Career and Technical Education program offerings include: Automotive Collision and Body Repair, Automotive Technology, Building and Construction Occupations, Computer Networking Technology, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Emergency and Medical Services, Health Assistant, Precision Machining, Welding and Licensed Practical Nursing (adults only). Admission to the programs depends upon availability and class size and sending school districts criteria. Inquires may be directed to the Greene County Career and Technology’s Title IX Coordinator/Assistant Director, Katie Sleasman at [email protected] or the Section 504 Coordinator/Executive Director, Mark Krupa at [email protected]. Inquires can also be sent to 60 Zimmerman Drive, Waynesburg, PA 15370 or you may call 724-627-3106.