Call the Technical Academy

217-872-4051 - Attendance
217-872-4050 - Main number
217-876-0918 - Fax

School Hours

Morning: 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Afternoon: 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Automotive Technology I and II

Automotive Technology includes both classroom and hands-on experiences designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive industry. Beginning topics include basic engine operation systems, auto electrical systems, power-trains, brakes, chassis, diagnosis and tune-ups. Advanced topics include electrical systems, suspension equipment, steering equipment, and braking systems. Students are given extensive opportunities to diagnose and repair vehicles. Students will earn college credit through Richland Community College by taking this class.


Mr. Hunt

Course Location

Richland Community College

Areas of Study

  • Basic engine operation
  • Auto electrical systems
  • Powertrains
  • Brakes
  • Chassis
  • Diagnosis and tune-ups
  • Auto Shop practices and safety
  • The use of handtools & equiment
  • Repair of vehicles
  • Preparation for A.S.E. examinations
  • Theory of steering, suspension, & brakes
  • Shop exercises

Dual Credit  


Tech AcademyCourse


TechAcademy  Course

Richland Course/Credit

Total Possible Credits

1st Year  Students

2nd  Year  Students

Auto Technology I


Intro to Collision Repair   AUTO 101  - 3 Credits

Auto Technology II


Engine Repair        AUTO 204 – 4 Credits