Automotive Program

Auto Collision

Scope and Sequence

Auto Collision Year 1 (in PDF)

Students are introduced to the auto collision industry using the industry endorsed curriculum I-CAR, manufacturing recommendations, and industry standards as guides. An introduction to structural and beginning refinishing courses are included. Automotive collision is a field that incorporates both artistic and technical skills. This is a Pima JTED-enhanced course, and community college credit may be available for this course.

Offered at Tucson High Magnet School


  • Auto Body Technician
  • Automotive Refinishing
  • Claims Handler
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Collision Shop Management
  • Collision Shop Estimator

Automotive Technologies

Scope and Sequence

Auto Tech Year 1 (in PDF)
Auto Tech Year 2 (in PDF)
Auto Tech Year 3 (in PDF)

Students will analyze theories and principles of the 4-stroke engine, maintenance and repair of modern automobiles. Class will include safety and hazardous materials handling, mechanical inspection or testing of various automobile operating systems.

Learning through written, PC-based, and hands-on assignments strengthens the comprehension of complexities of the automobile.

This is the first step to an exciting career in the automotive transportation career. This is a Pima JTED-enhanced course, and community college credit may be available.

Offered at Cholla, Pueblo, Rincon, Sabino, Sahuaro Tucson High Magnet and University High School

  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Automotive Designer
  • Automotive Sales
  • Automotive Technician
  • Parts Specialist
  • Service Writer/Manager
  • Small Engine Technician

Diesel Engine Repair

Scope and Sequence

Diesel Year 1 (in PDF)
Diesel Year 2 (in PDF)
Diesel Year 3 (in PDF) 

Diesel Engine Repair prepares the student to apply technical knowledge and skills in the safety, adjustment, maintenance, part replacement and the use of tools, equipment and machines as they relate to basic automotive care.

Offered at Santa Rita High School


  • Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technician
  • Marine, Fire, Mining and Military Equipment Technician
CTE Career and Technical Education
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