Moving People

Students studying programs in this area at Tolles acquire skills to provide maintenance, repair and support services for all means of transportation.


Automotive Technologies

  • Prepare for careers in auto repair, auto parts sales, auto technician, and service management.
  • Students in auto technology are well-prepared for a lifelong sustainable career with skills developed that include engine repair and performance, and electrical and electronic systems expertise.
  • Student in this program work on real-life projects with real-life customers in a state-of-the-art auto lab where on a daily basis the buzz of tools and technology are in motion.
Core Courses:
  • Transportation Systems
  • Auto Specialization
Mr. Brian Parks, Instructor

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Program Fuel:
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 9% growth in careers through 2020.
  • Students go on to work at nationally-linked dealerships, local auto shops, National Tire & Battery, AutoZone, and further their training at Owens Community College and Columbus State.
Quick Facts:
  • Estimated Supply/Uniform Cost: TBD
  • College Credits & Industry Credentials Available
  • Storefront: Auto Services
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Automotive Collision Repair

  • Prepare for careers in auto body repair, auto painting and detailing, auto framing, body shop management, and insurance adjusting.
  • Work in a state-of-the-art auto collision lab with an industry-standard paint booth that allows students to work on real-world projects while training within the program.
  • Students develop and practice welding and metal cutting skills, repair auto parts, practice sanding, re-finishing, frame alignment and unibody repair. Students work with real customers in the lab and have opportunities for internships while in high school.
Core Courses:
  • Transportation Systems
  • Auto Collision Repair
Mr. Miles Kieffer, Instructor

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Program Fuel:
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 13% growth in careers through 2020.
  • Students go on to work at nationally-linked dealerships, local body shops,  and continue their training at schools such as Owens Community College.
Quick Facts:
  • Estimated Supply/Uniform Cost: TBD
  • College Credits & Industry Credentials Available
  • Storefront: Auto Body Services
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Power Sports & Auto Services

  • Prepare for careers as a mechanic or in sales working with outdoor power equipment, lawn and garden equipment, agricultural equipment or power sports equipment.
  • Students in this lab diagnose, repair, and maintain engines, power transmissions, diesel motors, and more. They also have opportunities to learn from experts in the industry and develop welding skills and work with ATV’s, motorcycles, and more.
  • Students have the opportunity to learn in a state-of-the-art lab working with industry-specific equipment and on real-world projects.
Core Courses:
  • Transportation Systems
  • Power Equipment Technology
Mr. Gregg Hansel, Instructor

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Program Fuel:
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 9% growth for auto service technicians and mechanics through 2020.
  • Students have gone on to continue training at the Ohio Technical Institute, University of Northwest Ohio, Hocking College, and more.
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