Forsyth Central Automotive Technology




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    Course #706405-y



    "Training Tomorrow's Technicians and Engineers, Today"


    2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 National Top 5 Team

    2014, 2017, 2018, 2019 Engine Team State Champions

    2018, 2019 SKILLS USA State Champions - Automotive Electrical

    2019 SKILLS USA State Runner Up - Automotive Brakes

    2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Automotive Technology Region 2 Champions


    Forsyth Central Automotive competes in a National Level competition sponsored by Hot Rodders of Tomorrow


    Hot Rodders of Tomorrow



    For questions concerning the Automotive Program please contact one of the following:

    Mr. Miranda by phone or email:  mmiranda@forsyth.k12.ga.us  770-887-8151 Ext 110329.

    Mr. Graham by phone or email: agraham21@forsyth.k12.ga.us 770-887-8151 Ext. 110321

    Forsyth Central High School Automotive Technology is an award winning 4 year Master Accredited Automotive Technology Training program.  Central Automotive has achieved Master Accreditation from the ASE Automotive Education Foundation. Students who successfully complete the 4 year curriculum receive over 1200 hours of automotive related instruction and an opportunity to work in the Automotive Field as an AYES intern before graduation. The typical student in the automotive program is good with their hands as well as their problem solving skills. Modern automobiles are quite sophisticated. We focus training on electronic systems, drivability diagnostics and network communication. You will also be trained in engine repair, brakes, suspension & steering, and air conditioning systems. An incoming 9th grade student seeking to enroll in Automotive classes should have successfully passed science, math, and English in the 8th grade.
    Every year, students from Forsyth Central Automotive compete in the Engine Building Challenge hosted by Hot Rodders of Tomorrow. The team from Forsyth Central has been ranked in the top 5 each of the last five years. We travel to various places across the country to compete in challenges including; Atlanta, Chattanooga, Charlotte, and Indianapolis.

    Students who are interested in engineering as a career also do well in automotive technology. Automotive and Engineering students at Forsyth Central work together on our award-winning State Champion Electric Vehicle Team where students design, build and race electric vehicles all over the state and around the southeast!!

    The Automotive Program is taught by Marlo Miranda and Andrew Graham. Our instructors are Master Certified Automobile Technicians and hold Advanced Level Certification in Engine Performance. They complete over 40 hours per year of industry training from GM, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, and Toyota to further their skills.