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The Automotive Technology Pathway is a great program for students who have an interest in maintaining and repairing the vehicles we use every day, and ...

 +  Enjoy projects where they work with their hands.
 +  Enjoy using tools and equipment.
 +  Enjoy learning by taking apart and fixing things.
 +  Feel comfortable in a shop environment.

Pathway Benefits and Highlights
Students who complete 2 credits in this Pathway will meet state Math and English/Language Arts testing requirements, and...
 +  Obtain industry recognized Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications.
 +  Learn by working on actual vehicles in an automotive shop environment.
 +  Earn up to 28 college credits which can be applied directly into partner college programs.
 +  Meets English and/or Science requirements through Pathway courses

Continue Your Training After High School
The Automotive Technology Pathway articulates and leads directly into the Shoreline Community College Automotive Technology Program of Study and Lake Washington Institute of Technology Auto Repair Technician Program of Study.

Automotive Technology Pathway Planning Guide


Recent changes in state graduation requirements provides students in the class of 2020 and beyond the option to meet both the state Math and English/Language Arts Graduation Pathway requirements by completing 2 credits within an approved CTE Pathway related to their goals and interests.  

This Pathway Planning Guide introduces students to the Automotive Technology Pathway as an approved CTE Pathway and provides information on including this pathway as part of the student's 4-year plan for high school and beyond.

Download Pathway Planning Guide (PDF)


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Who Can Access this Pathway?
This pathway is accessible to students at all of the Edmonds SD High Schools listed below.  Select your high school to explore available pathway course offerings and descriptions.