Engineering, Manufacturing, and Industrial Technology

  • Within the Engineering, Manufacturing, & Industrial Technology pathway, students will study core academics and elective classes with a focus on careers related to the technologies necessary to design, develop, and maintain physical systems. Careers in this pathway are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, or maintain physical systems. Working with tools, equipment, and other kinds of machinery is important to people who have careers in this pathway.

    • Are you curious about how things work?
    • Do you like to make or repair things?
    • Do you enjoy problem solving and creative thinking?
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Automotive Technology

  • 936 - Automotive Technology 1
    grade level: 11-12
    1 credit/semester

    This is a one-year, NATEF certified course offered at the Livonia Career Technical Center. This course is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position as an automotive technician. This will be done by the student performing the tasks associated with the auto-servicing field. Included are the disassembly, inspection, diagnostic testing, repair and reassembly of specific components of the automotive engine, and chassis. Emphasis will be placed on the successful completion of the NATEF task list for the automotive braking system and the automotive electrical system.

    The students will also be exposed to an assortment of additional training opportunities available to them at a post secondary level.

    Prerequisite: none; recommended Introduction to Auto Mechanics

    937 - Automotive Technology 2
    grade level: 11-12
    1 credit/semester

    This is a one-year, NATEF certified course offered at the Livonia Career Technical Center. This course is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position as an automotive technician. This will be done by the student performing the tasks associated with the auto-servicing field. Included are the disassembly, inspection, diagnostic testing, repair and reassembly of specific components of the automotive chassis and the automotive computer system. Emphasis will be placed on the successful completion of the NATEF task list for the automotive alignment, steering and suspension and automotive engine performance.

    The students will also be exposed to an assortment of additional training opportunities available to them at a post secondary level.

    Prerequisite: 936 Auto Technology 1, completion of competencies

Construction Trades 1 & 2

  • Construction 1
    0910      Credits: 3
    Instructor: Mr. Martin

    Construction I is a course offered to eleventh and twelfth grade students interested in pursuing a career in the Construction industry. Students will encounter many opportunities to reflect upon Construction as a profession, develop images of themselves as a trade’s person, and experience the realities of the job duties. There are opportunities for students to develop understanding of basic skills at every facet of the trades. Students will have the opportunity to explore Safe and Proper use of hand and power tools, Construction based mathematics, Basic Surveying, Site preparation, Basic Concrete masonry, Basic Block masonry, Basic Blueprint reading, Basic Rough Carpentry, Basic Finish Carpentry, Basic Electric wiring, Basic Plumbing, Basic Drywall, and Employability (Work Habit/Professional/Teamwork) Job skills.

    Construction 2
    0914      Credits:3
    Instructor: Mr. Martin

    This course is the second level in the Construction Trades area. It is offered to students who have successfully completed the first year Building Trades course or to students who have a recommendation from Mr. Martin.  Traditionally students will participate in all phases of home construction. The house is to be sold upon completion. (In varying circumstances and market conditions students may start at different levels of the homes construction. 

Engineering Design

  • The students will be introduced to Engineering Design Concepts of BioEngineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Transporation. Students will learn Employability Preparation, 2D Drawing, Orthographic Projection, Dimensioning and Tolerancing, CT & MRI Segmentation, Scale Model Building and 3D Drawing and Design. Engineering and state-of-arts field-trips though-out the school year. Students will be using drawing boards, AutoCad, SolidWorks and MIMIC software.

  • On-the-Job Training/High School Diploma

    • Auto body tech
    • Carpenter
    • Climate control mechanic
    • Custodian
    • Drafter
    • Machine tool setter
    • Security systems installer
    • Woodworking
    • Auto repair tech
    • Building construction tech
    • Chemical tech
    • Computer-aided designer
    • Heating/cooling 
    • Industrial electronics
    • Pipe fitter
    • Welder

    Bachelors Degree or above

    • Architect
    • Automotive engineer
    • Chemical engineer
    • Computer analyst
    • Computer programmer
    • Mechanical engineer
    • Surveyor
    • Construction manager