Automotive Technology

Pre-College Program

Automotive students will be exposed to the basics of automotive service. Students will learn how to replace a wheel/tire assembly, replace and balance a tire, remove and replace disc brake pads, change oil and filter, replace filters, remove and reinstall spark plugs, change various exterior light bulbs, use a dynamometer, and drive an electric car.

Summer Overnight Pre-College Program

June 14-17, 2020

Age Group: Students entering grades 10-12

Fee: $375
Includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing. This program includes an off-campus outing; participants will need to bring spending money for ice cream.

Field Trips/Special Events

Students will tour a dealership service department and an automotive jobber parts store. An etiquette dinner is also included as part of the program.

Please Bring

Long pants, closed toe shoes, and work clothing (clothes that can get dirty and greasy) are required.


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Here's how it works:

  • Complete a Pre-College Program during the summer before entering 9-12 grade. 
  • Or better yet, come for two Pre-College Programs. Pick a different program the second time around or come for the same one twice. Each year we mix things up.
  • Attend Penn College and receive $1,000 off your tuition each year if you came for one program. 
  • Or, get $2,000 off your tuition each year if you join us for two programs.