About the Program
The mission of the Automotive Technology Programs at CCBC Catonsville is to prepare students for successful employment or advancement as automotive technicians. The Automotive Programs award a certificate, and/or an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The Automotive Technology program prepares students for employment as automotive technicians by providing them with state-of-the-art automotive service repair techniques. Technical training is provided in the classroom and in the lab on CCBC vehicles.
The Automotive Technology Programs at CCBC Catonsville meet the standards of N.A.T.E.F. (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, INC) and The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). In 1992 the Automotive Technology program was first awarded full Master Certification in all eight-specialty areas from ASE.
Automotive Master Technician Certificate
Automotive Service Attendant Certificate
Automotive Air Conditioning Heating Specialist Certificate
Automotive Brake and Suspension Specialist Certificate
Automotive Drive Train Specialist Certificate
Automotive Electrical and Electronic Specialist Certificate
Automotive Engine Specialist Certificate
Professional Development for Secondary Teachers
The CCBC Automotive Technology program continues to provide updated training for Maryland High School Automotive teachers. This professional development, funded through the Maryland State Department of Education, provides 40 hours of instruction to enable instructors to meet the NATEF education certification requirement. This summer, instructors learned about engine performance. A special one-day workshop on a variety of topics is scheduled in October.