Auto Tech

James Tripp-Pockevicius, Department Head

This program trains students as technicians who are able to service and repair automobiles, vans and light trucks. The program offers experience using the newest equipment available to analyze and diagnose automotive problems.

Worcester Tech’s Automotive Technology program combines academic instruction with live “hands on” work experience to prepare the student for entry level automotive technician positions. A strong curriculum is the foundation of this successful program.

Career Opportunities:

  • Auto/Diesel Technicians
  • Automotive HVAC
  • Service Writers/ Manager
  • Parts Counter Person
  • Automotive Sales
  • Specialty Shop Mechanic
  • Aviation Technicians
  • Auto Racing
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Motorcycle Mechanics

Automotive Technology Articulation Agreements:

  • New England Institute of Technology
  • Mass Bay Community College
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • Mount Wachusett Community College
  • Ohio Technical Institute


We are a NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified automotive teaching program. The Automotive Technology program is also affiliated with the AYES (Automotive Youth Educational System) initiative.AYES serves in a liaison capacity while providing mentorship, apprenticeships, and placement opportunities with dealerships and service providers.

For more information about this department, contact Mr. Tripp.

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