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 18-21, 2023

Age Group: Students entering grades 10-12

Fee: $375
Includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing.

Registration for this program is full.

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.


Earn up to $2,000 off Penn College tuition

Did you know you can save money on your Penn College tuition if you attend one of our Pre-College Programs? 

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Here's how it works:

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.