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INDEX FOR THIS PROGRAM'S PAGE

EXPLORE COMPARE  PLAN APPLY
Instructor

 

Advantage for

College and

Career

Careers  Apply

Description

Brochure

Video

 

What they say:

Professionals

Students

Accomplishments

Scheduling

ECP

What it

takes

to be

successful

Major Topics

Career Skills

 

EARN ($$$):

1. College

Credits

2. Certifications

 

Alternative 

CCCTC

Programs 

10th graders

must apply by

Dec 1st for

first round

decisions

Program Accomplishments

Student Testimonials

 

Instructor  

Email:  Roger Seabolt  (rlseabo@carrollk12.org)

Tim Haines       (trhaine@carrollk12.org)

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Tim Haines

  • Professional Experience: Auto Service Technician since 1985
  • Specialized Training: ASE Master Automotive Technician
  • Graduate of CCCTC

Roger Seabolt

Professional Experience: 26 years in Automotive Service

►Experienced instructors know what it takes     <return to Auto Service's program index>

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GET TO KNOW THE PROGRAM

Summarizing the program...........

The Automotive Technology program prepares students to become a motor vehicle technician who can use the latest diagnostic equipment (e.g. LED Alignment System) to assess a vehicle’s problems and then make the needed repairs. Students practice and gain experience in our 14-bay service area.  Qualified students can earn up to 19 college credits through the Community College of Baltimore County. The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation has certified the Auto Service Technology program for Automotive Service Excellence.

 

<CLICK> TO SEE THE BROCHURE FOR THIS PROGRAM

Videos about the program...........     <return to Auto Service's program index>

 Auto Service Technology Video   

CCCTC Perspective and other CCCTC Videos

Start your career BEFORE you graduate high school.      <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

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 Why do students come to CCCTC? 

►See what advantage you gain at CCCTC...      <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

  

Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major.  This program puts you in touch with state of the art  technology so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. (more)

  

Learn from an experienced instructor and work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day.  After gaining skills and experience some of our best students to come back as in house interns or find an internship at a local business. (more)

Our Programs have been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)

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What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?

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Major Units of Study

  • Basic shop skills
  • Brake systems
  • Electrical/electronic systems
  • Emission systems
  • Engine performance/repair
  • Preventative maintenance
  • State Inspection
  • Steering /suspension systems

   

Getting started on your career path takes skills.  Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program (more)

Professionalism

At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job.  We emphasize professionalism in each program.  (more)

►Skills lead to experience, experience gets the JOB!         <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

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How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?

►College credits & certifications = $$$     <return to Auto Service's program index>

 Students can become certified by  ASE (Auto Service Excellence)

Certification shows that you have the skills and knowledge for your career field.  This adds value to a students high school experience by allowing them to have proof of their abilities that would take time and money AFTER they graduate.  Areas of Certification are

  • Brakes
  • Medium and Light Repair
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Electric Systems and Electronics
  • Engine Performance

Students Can Earn College Credits

College Credits can be earned through articulation agreements with colleges.  These agreements are the colleges way of saying that our programs, shops, equipment and instructors meet the same high standards as that college or post-secondary institution.

           CLICK HERE TO SEE COLLEGE CREDITS YOU CAN EARN AT CCCTC

Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.

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If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!

►You have to apply to attend CCCTC     <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

 

  • Able to follow safety guidelines without being reminded (Dangerous situation require this ability)
  • Detail oriented
  • Exposure to loud noises and warm working conditions
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Hand and eye coordination
  • Manual dexterity
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to work as a team in a responsible, professional manner
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Physical stamina to stand for long periods of time and lift/move equipment
  • Strong technical reading, writing, math and computer skills

OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!!  Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your career field? (more)

 

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS.  See what you need to apply.  For instance tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round decisions. (more)

►If you think you have what it takes...APPLY.        <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

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How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?

►Prerequisites, Schedules, ECP's...     <return to Auto Service's program index>

SCHEDULING INFORMATION 

 ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FROM CCCTC

Transportation is provided to and from your home high school.  (there are some exceptions such as community based internship)  Students will still have classes at their home high school and continue to be involved in extracurricular activities at their home high school.  (more)

PREREQUISITES (Completed before you start the program)

CHECK THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR PREREQUISITES

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM

Program runs mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 in fall of the student's senior year.   (more)

SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND PROGRAM OF STUDIES INFORMATION

    See Program of Studies for most up to date information.

►PLAN  you junior and senior year.           <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

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Different career paths that all start with the Automobile Service Tech program.

►Time to plan for your future......     <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

CAREERS/MAJORS (CCCTC AND...) 

ENTRY LEVEL (....HIGH SCHOOL)

  • Service Advisor/Writer
  • Service Station/Independent Garage Light Duty Repair
  • Maintenance Technician

TECHNICAL LEVEL (.....2 YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR TECH CERTIFICATE)

  • Master Automotive Technician
  • Service/Parts Manager

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)

  • Buisiness manager/Owner
  • Field Service Engineer/ Technical Support

Check Out These Career Sites: 

ONETThe O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.

OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.

Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!

►Start YOUR game of LIFE now!               <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

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What do PROFESSIONALS say about  CCCTC?

►CCCTC STAYS CURRENT........     <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

(Don't just take our word for it)

 Professional Organizations certify our programs Certification by state and local agencies assures parents and students that the skills we teach are relevant and important in today's job market.  A program's certifications must be renewed usually every three years through an onsite evaluation of the program.

Colleges An agreement based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor is prepared and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution.  Credits are awarded based on that agreement. (See college advantage)

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL  By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss  the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry.  (more)

►PROFESSIONALS know what it takes!!            <return to Auto Service's program index>

 

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Students who looked at this program also looked at:

Collision Repair

Heavy Engine and Truck Technology

Manufacturing and Machine Technology

Welding

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

<coming soon>

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

<coming soon>

 

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