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Automotive Technology/Alternative Fuels K-14 Career Pathway:

Certificate of Accomplishment - Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles

  • Open to 10th, 11th & 12th Grade Students

High School students who begin the pathway in the 10th or 11th grade and complete all required classes will be eligible to earn a Certificate of Accomplishment in Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles by their high school graduation.   

Employment Data:

  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicles are the Future of Transportation in California and the nation!
  • Zero emission vehicles are not your typical gas-powered cars where mechanics work with grease, oil, and lots of moving parts.  Instead these type of vehicles are more like mobile computers which require mechanics who are interested in technology, electronics and cars.
  • Due to retirements there is a shortage of Speciality Auto Mechanics who are trained to work on Electric, Hybrid  and other Zero Emission Vehicles.

Specialty Automotive Mechanics

Average salary:  $43,549

Experienced salary:  $81,668

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