Automotive Technology

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Automotive Technology Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging world of automotive.

Shift Your Automotive Career Into High Gear

The Automotive Technology Pathway gives students the opportunity to learn about, build, and work on cars in an effort to jumpstart their career in automotive. This Pathway takes students from the fundamentals of automotive services through advanced diagnostics and repair of major systems. This integrated, immersive, and work-based learning provides invaluable experience and teaches students the latest in automotive technology.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to help select career paths they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new automotive technology career. Classes include:

  • Transportation Technology CTE
  • Transportation Technology CTE 3
  • Transportation Technology CTE 4

Get Real

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the field of automotive technology. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Workplace Tours
  • On or Off Site Internships
  • Certifications

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in automotive technology with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Tire Repair Technician
  • Lube Service Technician
  • Entry Level Helper for any Transportation Technology Service Area

Industry Average: $45,000 - $65,000/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 5% to 9%

Ready to Get Rolling?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Darell Cleveland
(805) 278-3187

The Road to Your Career

Whether motorsports get your engines revving or you just like working on cars, Rio Mesa’s Automotive Technology Pathway will get things rolling in the right direction. This Pathway will help you learn about advanced diagnostics and how to repair major systems. If it’s been your dream to work in the automotive industry, this powerful Pathway provides you with the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the knowledge and skills needed to launch your career or get a head start for college studies.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

AS Automotive Technology