Vocational Navigation

Auto Body
Automotive

Business Tech
CAD
Carpentry
Cosmetology
Culinary
Electrical
Electronics
Health
Horticulture
HVAC
Machine Tech
Programming and Web

Quick Links

About Our School
Activities
Alumni
Application
Athletics
Bell Schedule
Booster Club
Bus Information
Calendars
Co-op
Guidance
Honor Roll
Library Media
Lunch Menu
Philosophy
School Nurse
Staff List
Student Affairs
Technology

 


Automotive



Teachers

Mr. James Lavalle- Dept. Head

Mr. Gregory Smola

Mr. Paul Bouthiller



Sections

Job Opportunities

Program Credentials

View Curriculum Frameworks


Pathfinder Regional Voc-Tech High School has a passion for helping willing, hard-working students reach their potential. Students in the Automotive vocational program are guided by experienced ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Master Certified instructors, local industry, business and automotive college advisors, the Massachusetts Vocational Curriculum frameworks (COPS), up to date curriculum, and administration.

Program Credentials:

  • NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Certified in the following areas; brakes, steering and suspension, electrical/electronics, engine repair and engine performance.

  • ASE Master Certified and industry trained instructors.

  • Industry quality tools and equipment

  • Computerized repair, labor and estimating information systems.

  • Coop opportunities for qualifying students.

 

Pathfinder's automotive technology program provides students with the basic skills, work ethics, knowledge, and theoretical, technical and hands-on experience needed to become a successful entry-level automotive technician. Also, in this program you will be exposed to basic service, office and parts management skills. According to the U.S. Department of Labor statistics, there will be a shortage of qualified technicians which will create more of a demand for technicians in the present and in the future.

Some of the job opportunities include:

  • Auto Technician

  • Service Manager

  • Specialty Shops

  • Fleet Repair Technician

  • Heavy Equipment Technician

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Motorsports

Back to Top

Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School 240 Sykes Street Palmer, MA 01069 1-413-283-9701