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Portland Arts & Technology High School

Automotive Technology

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Program Description:
The Automotive Technology course provides students with skills to develop a thorough understanding of the design, construction, and operation of automotive systems. During their two-year involvement with this program, students are taught how to troubleshoot, service, and repair modern automobiles. Using the most up-to-date technology available, these students are prepared to face the challenges of today’s automotive industry needs. National affiliations with the Ford Skills Competition, AYES, and ongoing placement opportunities with local dealerships provide practical skill development. Preparation of students for employment and post-secondary education are major goals. 

Dual Enrollment:
Dual Enrollment with SMCC & CMCC enables students to earn college credit while at PATHS. 

Career Opportunities:
Diesel Mechanic
Brake Specialist
Service Writer
Parts Specialist 

Business & Industry Partners:
Forest City Chevrolet
Pape Chevrolet
Yankee Ford
Lee Auto Mall
O’Conner GMC
Rowe Ford
Saturn of Westbrook
Cumberland Ave. Garage





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John Carmichael
Automotive Technology

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Paul Fearon
Automotive Technology

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