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Automotive Technology


About the Program

ACIT instructors facilitate the Master Automotive Service Technology (MAST) program, the highest level of national accreditation, is based upon the eight areas of vehicle repair as designated by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). These eight areas include: Brakes, Steering and Suspension, Electrical and Electronics, Heating and Air Conditioning, Engine Performance, Engine Repair, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Manual Transmission and Axles. The automotive program also infuses auto collision repair. This curriculum includes refinishing, full auto body painting, as well as MIG and aluminum welding. Successful completion of this four year program will provide the skills and certifications necessary for students to enter the workforce as an entry-level automotive technician. Program graduates have the opportunity to earn industry recognized ASE certifications as well as SP2, a nationally recognized Safety and Pollution accreditation. Additionally, students qualify to take the Subaru Certification Exam which prepares them to work as entry level technicians.

Possible Future Career Opportunities:
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Automotive Business Owner
  • Military Vehicle Mechanic
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Line Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Service Engineer
  • Service Manager
  • Warranty and Parts Personnel
  • Overhaul Specialist
  • Power Generation Service Technician
  • A/P (Airframe / Powerplant) Technician
  • General Service
College Options/ Post Secondary Training:
  • Automobile Dynamics
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Engine Parts
  • Diesel Engine Theory
  • Alternative Energy Sources
  • Fuel Cell Systems
  • Powertrain Dynamics
Industry Partners:
  • Boardwalk Honda
  • Sunny Sunoco
  • Hyundai Motor America
  • BMW of Atlantic City
  • Holman Automotive
  • Subaru of America
  • Burke Motor Group
  • Gentilini Motors
  • Gentilini Chevy
  • Chevrolet District Manager of Aftersales
  • Matco Tools
  • Nissan of Atlantic City
  • Atlantic Auto Group
  • Caliber Collision
  • Atlantic County Harley Davidson
  • M.L. Powers Auto Body Supply
  • Johnson & Towers
  • Walkers Auto
  • DelCastle Technical High School
  • Matt Blatt Kia
  • Nissan of Atlantic City
  • Truman Muscle Car
  • Walkers Auto
  • Atlantic Auto Group
  • Group 1 Automotive
  • Chapman Ford
  • Jersey Cape Yachts
  • Viking Yacht Company
  • Hy-Way Motors
  • Kertz Auto Body and Restoration
  • Linwood Gulf Service
  • Burke Motor Group