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NEW Automotive Curriculum

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

    The GAVC Automotive Technology program is going through a change of curriculum to achieve NATEF's certification status under their new guidelines.  Our students will receive a first class education in automotive training to provide them with the necessary skills to enter the automotive workforce and post . . . read more

GAVC AUTO Music video

November 14, 2012

GAVC Automotive Technology made a music video to show off our shop, projects, and current students having a great time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWMMmF4mz8c     read more

Auto Projects Update!

October 17, 2012

The Automotive Tech students have been working on a few different projects over the past couple of years, here is a quick update.  The programs 1987 Chevy S-10 drag truck gets a little closer everyday to making it’s first pass on the . . . read more

Auto students turn a squad car into a racecar.

October 16, 2012

The automotive technology students have gotten a unique opportunity to help out the Minooka Police Department as well as some of Minooka’s younger students.  What started out as a normal squad car is being transformed into a NASSQUAD. . . . read more

Automotive program looking for new cars

September 18, 2012

As our Automotive Program is going through new changes to obtain NATEF's Maintenance and Light Repair Certification we are in need of newer and more up to date vehicles. The automotive industry changes very rapidly and newer cars have become . . . read more

Auto tec. welcomes new assistant

August 29, 2012

This year Automotive Technology welcomed a new assistant instructor, Mr. Rob Schwiesow.  Mr. Schwiesow was raised in Morris and attended GAVC’s Auto I and II program his junior and senior years of high school.   Mr. Schwiesow . . . read more

Current Automotive Project Vehicles

by Andy Kacena | January 2, 2011

Look at what we are building! read more



GAVC welcomes Big Daddy from Ohio Tech College.  Bid Daddy travels the country to different vocational schools painting custom artwork for classroom display.     http://www.bigdaddycustoms.net/index.html read more


Illinois Beat the Heat! Bolingbrook Police officer Mike Johnstone, and owner of Heart Break Towing John Hulbert visit our classes every year with two of their race cars.  Mike and John not only start up their cars for the students . . . read more

Auto Tec students hard at work

by Andy Kacena

GAVC auto students waste no time getting to work and learning about Automotive Technology! read more

Automotive Technology

by Andy Kacena

  Automotive Technology students hard at work! read more

GAVC Door Competition

by Andy Kacena

GAVC held  a door competition between all programs on who could decorate a door with the theme "Opening the Door to Your Future".  The Automotive Technology students made a paper door with brochures and pictures of all the . . . read more

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