Power Technology Career Academy

The Power Technology Academy gives you a chance to explore a career in the automotive, collision and diesel fields while earning college credit before you graduate from high school. This academy will give you hands-on experience in testing and diagnosing, engine driveability diagnosis, automatic transmissions, gas engines, suspension, alignment, and basic collision repair.

The automotive field has become very complex with advances in technology. The need for highly trained automotive service technicians will continue to be in-demand.

Career Opportunities

Your career opportunities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Auto parts manager
  • Auto service manager
  • Auto service technician
  • Electrical mechanic
  • Heavy engine mechanic
  • Small engine mechanic

Program Costs

  • Your district pays for your courses and Hawkeye provides the textbooks.
  • You are responsible for transportation costs to Hawkeye’s Main Campus.
  • You are responsible for any field trips and activities out of the classroom.

Who can participate?

  • Any 9th–12th grade student who meets the requirements.
  • Students who are able to travel to Hawkeye’s Main Campus.

What can you do after you graduate from high school?

If you complete the Power Technology Academy, you will receive up to 16 credits (approximately a $3,500 value) toward your college degree!

You can continue your education at Hawkeye in programs such as the Auto Collision Technologies program, Automotive Technology program, and Diesel Technology program.

Where are the courses located?

Courses for the Power Technology Academy are held on Hawkeye’s Main Campus.

Power Technology Academy Courses

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Automotive Technology Academy Courses
AGM-111 Gas Engine Rebuild 4
AUT-106 Introduction to Automotive Technology 2
AUT-109 Introduction to Automotive Technology II 2
AUT-164 Automotive Engine Repair 4
CRR-304 Introduction to Collision Repair 4

Registering for Career Academy Courses

  1. Schedule required high school courses.
  2. Meet with your counselor to determine your course options.
  3. Meet Academy course requirements; contact your counselor for details.
  4. Register for courses online or with the High School Guest Student Course Registration Form [pdf] as directed by your counselor.
  5. Plan your transportation to the course locations.

Contact Information

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