Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Auto Skills in Long Island
About This Course
In this course, students will progress from basic to advanced skills in the automotive technology field. Students will receive a basic introduction to automotive careers, learn about certifications, and practice using basic hand and power tools, as well as other equipment, such as an oxygen/acetylene torch. Students will learn suspension and steering work, including inspecting and replacing shock absorbers and MacPherson struts, and identifying the parts of a rack and pinion system. Cooling systems, basic electrical systems and engine performance will also be covered. This course stresses proper dress code, punctuality and responsibility. Many of our students will compete in industry-based competitions.
Using the Tools and Equipment of the Trade, Young Technicians Will Learn How to:
- Jack and support a vehicle
- Remove and replace exhaust systems, disc, and drum brake systems
- Machine cut discs and drums
- Balance and rotate tires
- Remove a tire from a rim using a tire changer
- Perform general maintenance, including oil and filter replacement, chassis lubrication, and fluid level check
Work Experience Opportunities:
Students who meet all eligibility requirements may participate in supervised, real-world, work-based learning offerings that include clinics, shadow days, internships, or paid Co-Op experiences at workplace sites such as:
- Goodyear Auto Service Center
- Honda City
- Jiffy Lube
- Millenium Honda
- Nassau BOCES Transportation
- Nassau County Department of Public Works
- Pep Boys
- Quick Lube
- Rallye BMW
- Rallye Lexus
- Rallye Motors - BMW (Roslyn)
- Tire Centers
- Toyota Westbury Jeep
- Westbury Nissan
Our Alumni Job Portal provides listings posted by our business partners. Check out the listings below to find any available career opportunities.
We are looking for a Machinist Temp for our Westbury NY facility. Under close supervision, in this role you will perform intricate manufacturing parts using manual and computerized machining operations to fabricate parts and components for a wide variety of systems.
Oyster Bay Marine Center is the only full-service boatyard and Marina on Oyster Bay Harbor, in the heart of the Gold Coast of Long Island. It is a deep-water facility with service that revolves around the customer and provides easy access to the great town of Oyster Bay. Oyster Bay Marine Center is looking for a marine mechanic with experience working on gas and diesel engines. Certifications are not required but are a plus.
Repair of forklifts, equipment and fleet accounts, On-site and shop repairs, drivers license needed to drive company service truck.