Automotive Technology

  • Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Automotive Technology in Long Island

  • About This Course

    With the technological advancements of today’s automobile, even routine maintenance procedures require analytical thinking, dexterity, and patience. In this fast-paced course, students will be trained to use stateof-the-art diagnostic, machining, and hydraulic test equipment.


  • Future Technicians Will Learn:

    • Hand tool and equipment safety
    • Basic automotive fundamentals
    • Hybrid vehicle safety


    In Addition, the Course Will Focus on National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation:

    • A5 brakes
    • A6 electrical
    • A8 engine performance
    • A4 suspension

    These 4 core Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) areas prepare students for automotive certifications. Each area of focus is instructed by ASE certified technicians with 20 years of automotive experience.

  • Course available: Grades 11–12
    Course length: 2 years/CDOS Eligible 
    Placement: Regular
    Location: Barry Tech or GC Tech


Career Opportunities

  • Our Alumni Job Portal provides listings posted by our business partners. Check out the listings below to find any available career opportunities.

  • Work Experience Opportunities:

    Barry Tech and GC Tech are two New York State high schools selected to be an Automotive Youth Educational System (AYES) Training Center. Our automotive program has passed the rigorous industry standards established by ASE. Students who fulfill the competencies of the program are fully qualified as entry-level technicians. Local dealers have partnered with us to give students who demonstrate a commitment to high standards an opportunity for paid summer internships between their junior and senior years. The SnapOn Tool Company offers a scholarship as part of this internship experience, which may lead to a high-tech, well-paying automotive position. 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: 

    • Advantage Nissan
    • Anchor Audi
    • Auto World Kia
    • Country Parkway Mobil
    • Gregoris Motors
    • Jiffy Lube
    • Legacy Infinity
    • Millenium Honda
    • Millenium Toyota
    • Paul Conte Chevrolet
    • Rallye Motors - BMW (Roslyn)
    • Westbury Toyota
    • NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation)

Barry Tech & GC Tech Guidance Office

  • Barry Tech Guidance Office

    Monday - Friday 9 AM - 3 PM

    (516) 622-6812/6814