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
Course available: Grades 10, 11 or 12
Course length: 2 years/CDOS Eligible
Location: Barry Tech
Our Alumni Job Portal provides listings posted by our business partners. Check out the listings below to find any available career opportunities.
Mechanic/Mechanics Helper - Empire Mobile Technicians
Repair of forklifts, equipment and fleet accounts, On-site and shop repairs, drivers license needed to drive company service truck.
Service Manager - Gregoris Motors
Technician has worked in the Automotive Industry.
Electrical Mechanic - Tecogen Inc
Tecogen technicians work on our energy-efficient line of stationary engines. This position provides the opportunity to work for one of the largest cogeneration companies in the area, providing combined heat and power as well as cooling to our customers.
Engine Mechanic - Tecogen Inc
Tecogen technicians work on our energy-efficient line of stationary engines. This position provides the opportunity to work for one of the largest cogeneration companies in the area, providing combined heat and power as well as cooling to our customers. Regular responsibilities of an Engine Mechanic include daily travel, in a company service vehicle, to dispersed customer locations. The successful applicant will report to the Tecogen Area Supervisor.
Wantagh Auto Service - Automotive Technician
Entry level technician - Will train - Monday through Friday (no weekends) - no license required
Auto Mechanic Technician
We are seeking an entry level auto mechanic who is dependable, honest and punctual to work on Ferraris, Vintage & Modern Cars-restoration & repairs.