High School Diploma with Auto Mechanic Courses
Take the first steps towards a career as an automotive repair technician while you earn your high school diploma online with Penn Foster High School. Our Automotive Repair Technician Career Pathway program allows you to work toward a diploma or degree in auto repair, and help you take the first steps towards working in the automotive repair industry. Your concentration electives in the High School Diploma with Automotive Repair Technician program are transferable to the Penn Foster Automotive Repair Technician Career Diploma program.
Did you know that automotive repair technicians earn an average salary of $37,850?¹
Automotive Repair Technician 1
Learn the foundational information necessary to be an automotive repair technician, including: the construction and operation of an engine, important safety procedures, and proper use of tools and equipment.
Automotive Repair Technician 2
Learn more about the construction and operation of gasoline engines, how to diagnose and repair malfunctions in engine components and subsystems, and the process of removing an engine from a vehicle and performing an engine rebuild.
Automotive Repair Technician 3
Learn basic electrical concepts, including resistance, voltage, and current.
Automotive Repair Technician 4
Learn the principles and functions of HVAC systems and explain how testing and service procedures are performed on these systems.
Automotive Repair Technician 5
Learn about the operation of computerized gasoline-engine controls and performance systems, as well as how to diagnose and repair drivability and emissions malfunctions in these systems.
As you know this is an online academic program. This means you will need access to high-speed internet to begin your program. In addition, you will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows 10® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running macOS® or later, access to a word processing program to complete written assignments, and an email account to complete this program with Penn Foster.
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