Automotive Mechanics I & II


Auto Mechanics

Career Opportunities:

  • Mechanic
  • Car Reconditioner
  • Service Manager
  • Service Technician
  • Car Care Technician
Auto Mechanics
Auto Mechanics

Units of Study:

  • Safety
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Engine Theory & Repair
  • Starter & Alternator Operation
  • Electronics Ignition Systems
  • Front End Alignment & Repairs
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Emissions


  • Wheel Balancing
  • Brakes & Steering
  • Cooling System
  • Suspension Systems
  • State Inspection
  • Customer Relations
  • Use and Care of Tools
  • Job Skills
Auto Mechanics
Auto Mechanics



Quick Reference Guide: Automotive Trades: Auto Mechanics

Approved for Technical Endorsement on Regents Diploma Yes, eligible on completion of two years
Credits for Two Year Program 8 units for two years, 4 units for one year
Integrated Academic Credits

English - 1 credit over two years

Mathematics-1 credit over two years

Specialized Academic Credits None
National Competency Exam NOCTI – Auto Mechanics
Work Based Learning Experience Internships with local businesses
Articulations SUNY Morrisville, SUNY Rockland, Columbia-Greene Community College,Alfred State-SUNY College of Technology, Nashville Auto-Diesel College, Wyotech
Prerequisite General academic foundation
Pull-Out Academics Available  MST