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.


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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 Academy Program

(High School Credit Earned)

RCC Course

(College Credit Earned)

This Dual Credit is offered every other year:

Offered in School Year 2019-20;    2021-22

Auto Technology I & II


AUTO 101 - Basic Theory

Credits Earned: 3.0


This Dual Credit is offered every other year:

Offered in School Year 2022-23

Auto Technology I & II

AUTO 206 - Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles

Credits Earned:  4.0