Automotive Technology

Michael Lemke, Instructor
Phone: 610-866-8013, ext. 170
Email: lemkem@bavts.org

Jeffrey Cantrel, Instructor
Phone: 610-866-8013, ext. 192
Email: cantrelj@bavts.org

The Automotive Technology program at BAVTS is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles and light trucks. This program includes instruction in: Brake Systems, Steering and Suspension Systems, Manual Drive Train and Axles, Engine Repair, Electrical and Electronics, and Engine Performance.  Instruction is also given in the adjustment and repair of individual components and systems such as cooling systems, fuel system components and air conditioning and includes the use of technical repair information and the state inspection procedures.  The Automotive Technology program at BAVTS is based on NATEF/ ASE curriculum and is designed to prepare you for entry into the Automotive Service field. You will participate in systems theory lessons, integrated with productive hands on training. You will also learn applied physics, applied mathematics, and the use of literacy and communication skills in the workplace.

Careers in Automotive Technology
Semi-Skilled:
Mechanic Helper, Lubrication Specialist, Parts Sales Person
Skilled: Brake Technician, Steering/Suspension Technician, Engine/Performance Technician, Drive train Technician, Electrical Technician, Automatic Trans/Axle Technician, Air Conditioning Technician, State Safety Inspection Technician, State Emission Inspection Technician, Service Writer.