Training/Skills You Will Learn
  • OSHA-10 Certification

  • Preventive maintenance

  • Electronic diagnostics

  • Transmission repair

  • Air conditioning repair

  • Brake, fuel, exhaust and suspension systems service

  • Service writing, billing, parts ordering and inventory control


Taconic's Automotive Technology program utilizes an experiential, problem-solving approach to provide students with expertise in the field of automobile maintenance and repair. In this National Automotive Technical Education Foundation (NATEF)-approved program, qualified instructors deliver comprehensive training and related curriculum in our state-of-the-art shop environment. Students not only learn to use the sophisticated tools required to diagnose and repair issues with both domestic and foreign vehicles, but they also acquire extensive mechanical, electrical and electronic service performance skills.

Program Breakdown by Grade Level

Career Opportunities

With a High School Degree Entry Level Auto Service Technician Salaries: $30,000-$40,000 per year

With a 2 Year College Degree Automotive Design Engineer Salaries: $45,000-$65,000 per year

With a 4 Year College Degree Mechanical Engineer Salaries: $70,000+ per year