Baldwin County Public Schools
33243 State Highway 59 Loxley, AL  36551

Automotive Technology

Learn how to diagnose, estimate and repair light-duty diesel and consumer automobiles.

Average earning potential

$62,000

Average completion time

3 years

Career details:

Baldwin Prep’s Automotive Technology Program puts students on the path to rewarding careers in the ever-evolving automotive industry. Baldwin Prep offers training in diagnostics, repair and maintenance to develop automotive technicians proficient in high-quality automotive service.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study.

Skills students will learn:

  • Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance
  • Electrical Diagnosis
  • Engine Performance and Diagnostics
  • Alignments
  • Parts Supply Management

Future careers & income opportunities:

OccupationMedian wageAvg openings in AL
Bus/Truck/Diesel Mechanics$41,470150
Auto Service Technicians$56,741305
Engineer$89,020170

Post secondary options:

  • Autobody/Collision Repair
  • Medium/Heavy Duty Vehicle Technician
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Engineer
  • Automotive Technology
  • Engineer

Dual enrollment courses for high school and college credit:

  • Fundamentals of Automotive Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Advanced Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Braking Systems
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Automotive Engines
  • Automotive Emissions
  • Workplace Skills Preparation

* Dual Enrollment Courses are offered through Coastal Alabama Community College

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