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Automotive Technology A.S.E

Program Description

The Automotive Technology program is automotive service excellence (ASE) based, following the Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) curriculum. ASE certification is a recognized professional standard in the automotive service industry and students are required to sit for the examination at the end of their course of study, in addition to NOCTI and SP2 examinations. Students in the program are tracked through MLR competencies and proficiencies in eight main areas including: automatic transmission, transaxle, manual drive train and axles, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, engine repair, heating and air conditioning, and steering & suspension. 

The automotive technology lab is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and tools preparing them for employment and or post-secondary education.  The program prepares students for employment and or post-secondary education. 

The program has an articulation agreement with Brookdale and Rockland community colleges, as well as Universal technical institute. This program is also proud to partner and work with BMW North America, Toyota, General Motors, and many others. 

Students may enter this program as 9th/10th Graders only.

Instructors: Rosario Maceri (rosmac@bergen.org) & Javier Arocho (javaro@bergen.org