Automotive Technology

CIP: 47.0604

Get in the Fast Lane to Your Future

DCTS students gain a competitive edge by allowing them to work directly on new cars with technicians experienced in the field and at dealerships. Students prepare for the ASE accredited instructional program that emphasizes learning skills to diagnose, service and maintain all types of automobiles. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to take the ASE exam(s) after completing one year of employment in the automotive field. Graduates of this program will be qualified to enter the automotive field as entry-level service technicians in new car dealerships or related automotive businesses.


Automotive Technology

Instructor: Peter Dillon, William Jenkins
Location: Folcroft Campus

Successful Students Need:

Algebra l & ll, Geometry, English, Reading comprehension skills, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Troubleshooting skills, Critical thinking, Complex problem solving

Career Opportunities:

  • Brakes
  • Electrical/Electronic systems
  • Engine performance
  • Engine repair
  • Parts specialist
  • Steering and suspension

with 2-year college degrees

  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technologist Marine Mechanic Technician

with 4-year college degrees

  • Automotive Engineering Technologist


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