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Automotive Technology I

Automotive Technology I

Automotive Technolgy is available to 11th grade students. This program prepares students to meet the challenges of diagnosing today's automobiles. State-of-the-art equipment is provided to prepare students to perform the repair tasks involved in the automotive industry. Learn more at the Auto Tech Google website at

Technology Used

  • AutoVitals Digital Vehicle Inspection Training
  • Vehicle Lifts Training to ANSI Standards
  • Hunter Road Force Balancer 
  • Autel/Snap-on TPMS 
  • Battery Diagnosis Equipment (GR8)
  • Hunter & Snap-on Front End Alignment Machines
  • Accuturn Brake Lathe and Hunter On-Car Brake Lathe

Skills Attained

  • Tool, Equipment and Shop Safety Practices 
  • Vehicle Inspection and Preventative Maintenance Diagnosis 
  • Fundamental Engine Mechanical Repair 
  • Intro to Basic Electrical and (BSC) Battery Starting & Charging Systems 
  • Tire Industry Association Repair Certification (TIA)
  • Diagnosis and Repair Brake,Steering and Suspension   
  • Pre-Alignment Inspection and Alignment 

Meet Mr. Compton

Automotive Technology students kick off their junior year of the program with Mr. Compton, a CTC graduate of the automotive program and former instructor for the Metropolitan Community College's automotive program. 

What His Students Say

"He's a very great teacher, he makes sure that everybody pays attention in class, and makes sure that everyone has a equal chance at participating in a class activity."

"Mr. Compton the Automotive tech 1 instructor is nice and patient. He's very knowledgeable and helpful. He's an awesome teacher."

"I feel like my time is not being wasted. I learn things that are really beneficial."

"Learning about cars and how to do maintenance and repairs so i can work on my car and be educated. Even if a student doesn't go into a career with automotive, the class is very knowledgeable and is good information for car owners to have."