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    Career & Technical Education

    Transportation Technologies

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    The Transportation Technologies cluster prepares students for a range of careers that involve the diagnosis, maintenance, repair, and servicing of vehicles to ensure they operate safely and efficiently. The transportation industry has experienced significant growth and transformation over the past few decades, driven by advancements in technology, changing consumer preferences, and global market dynamics. As one of the world's largest economic sectors, it presents a wealth of opportunities for individuals interested in pursuing a career within this diverse and dynamic field. Transportation Technology programs provide students with the essential skills required to secure an entry-level position and/ or the foundational knowledge necessary to transition into a post-secondary program. Students gain hands-on experience by working with professional equipment and diagnostic tools, learning about industry standard safety rules, service information, career strategies and the importance of job performance. Industry and business partnerships provide excellent work-based learning opportunities.

    Transportation Technologies Programs

    Car graphic in a circleAutomotive Collision Repair and Refinishing

    The Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing program provides an opportunity for students to learn how to evaluate and repair structural and non-structural damage to the bodies of automobiles. Students will get hands-on experience straightening metal, preparing surfaces, and painting vehicles...

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    Car engine graphic in a circleAutomotive Technology

    In the Automotive Technology program, students learn how to inspect and adjust automobiles with a focus on diagnosis and repair of engines, brakes, power train, suspension and steering, wheel alignment, fuel injection systems, electrical systems, air conditioning and computer control panels. Students can earn several certifications...

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    Plane graphic in a circleAviation Maintenance

    Aviation maintenance encompasses the repair, inspection, modification, or complete overhaul of aircraft components. Aviation Maintenance Technicians ensure that aircraft comply with air worthiness regulations and are safe and functioning during flight. While in this program, students will gain valuable hands-on experience in an airport hangar...

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    Boat graphic in a circleMarine Service Technology

    Standards and guidelines set by the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) are incorporated in this program and supported by ABYC. Students will learn boat related skills in carpentry, marine wiring, diagnosis and repair of marine engines, painting, refinishing, plumbing, fiberglassing and rigging. Career possibilities include...

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    Truck graphic in a circleMedium/Heavy Truck and Equipment Technology

    The Medium/Heavy Truck and Equipment Technology program is an introduction into the core areas of the diesel service industry. Students learn how to inspect, diagnose, repair and service diesel engines, drive train, brakes, suspension & steering, electrical/electronic systems, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)...

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    Shipping container graphic in a circleTransportation, Logistics, and Cargo Security

    Through partnerships with BWI Marshall Airport, the Port of Baltimore, and the Maryland Office of Tourism, this completer program exposes students to a range of careers involved in the transportation logistics field. Students will experience purposeful, real-world learning, career opportunities, transportable credentials...

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