To enroll, forecast this class as your 1st Choice Elective
Beaverton School District provides transportation between a student’s home high school and Aloha High School.
Are you interested in cars and trucks? Have you thought about pursuing work in the automotive industry? Would you like to learn how to care for your own vehicle? Do you want to build confidence in your work experience and learn a life-long skill?
Automotive Technology is designed for students who are interested in pursuing training after high school in Automotive Technology or related fields. The program is based on Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (formerly NATEF) industry standards. The auto tech program models industry standards with 50% hands-on experience and 50% academic content. The curriculum is the maintenance and light repair of brakes, electrical, steering and suspension, engine performance, engines, heating a/c, and powertrains. Students are invited to participate in SkillsUSA contests, including hands-on competitions and leadership areas. Contests give students the opportunity to win scholarships and tools. Students participate in field trips including work site visits, trade college visits and industry activities including job shadows and internships.
Classes will be held at the Aloha High School Automotive Shop. District transportation is provided from a student’s home high school to the Automotive Shop. Return transportation is either provided by the District or Tri-met and is provided at no cost to the student. Sign up on your forecasting sheet!
Advanced Automotive Technology
Returning Seniors: Forecast this class as your First Choice Elective
This class is a second year continuation in the Automotive Technology Options Program. Students receive advanced theory and hands-on experience in the following ASE Maintenance and Light Repair curriculum in brakes, electrical, steering and suspension, engine performance, engines, heating a/c, and powertrains. In the second year additional training in leadership, work skills and future planning are offered. Students complete task-based activities demonstrating competency in diagnostics. Course activities include visits to industry sites and college programs, job shadows and internships. These activities allow students to become familiar with industry standards that will prepare them for post-secondary training and gainful employment. Students have the opportunity to compete in SkillsUSA contests and the Portland Roadster Show.
Classes will be held at the Aloha High School Automotive Technology Shop. District transportation is provided from a student’s home high school to the Automotive Shop. Return transportation is either provided by the District or Tri-met is provided at no cost to the student. Students who have passed Automotive Technology must forecast to reserve a space in Advanced Automotive Technology.