McCann Technical School
Automotive

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Department Faculty
Jeremy Curley
jcurley@mccanntech.org | Phone Ext: 162 Teacher Page
Michael McCarron
mmccarron@mccanntech.org | Phone Ext: 161 Teacher Page

The field of automotive repair employs over 50,000 people in the state of Massachusetts alone. Opportunities exist for qualified automotive technicians in both dealerships and service-shops.  The Automotive shop, staffed by two ASE Master Certified instructors, is equipped with the latest technology and equipment to keep students current with current trends and practices in the automotive field.  Recent upgrades to the automotive shop include four new auto lifts, new tire changing and balancing machines, an alignment rack, and full sets of Snap-On hand-tools for student use.  A blend of classroom time, working on trainers, and performing repairs on “live” work in our garage, prepares students for both further education and immediate entry into the job-force.

Certifications and Affiliations

Students completing the Automotive program are eligible to receive the following certifications:

  1. SP2 Safety Training
  2. The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) General Industry Safety and Health certification
  3. SkillsUSA Work Force Ready System certification

The Automotive program is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

  1. National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
  2. National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  3. Automotive Youth Education Systems (AYES)
Curriculum Frameworks

The Automotive program adheres to the State Vocational Standards set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  The standards are met by following the McCann Automotive Curriculum.

Career Opportunities

An Automotive education prepares students rewarding careers as master technicians, transmission technicians, drive-ability and electrical specialists, front-end specialists, tire and alignment specialists, service managers, service writers, parts managers, and parts-counter specialists. With further education Automotive students can go on to become service engineers, diesel engine specialists, automotive writers, pit-crew team members.

Recent Job Placements
  • Bedard Brothers
  • County Concrete
  • Dean’s Auto Repair
  • Greylock Automotive
  • Mister Tire
  • Ronnie’s Cycles

For more information from the U.S. Department of Labor about careers in the Automotive industry click here.

 

 

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