Transportation Pathway
 Transportation Industry Sector

The Transportation industry sector features three career pathways that provide opportunities from entry-level jobs requiring high school diplomas to progressive careers requiring advanced degrees. These pathways emphasize real-world, occupationally relevant experiences of significant scope and depth in Aviation and Aerospace Transportation Services, which includes maintaining aircraft, operating airports, and designing and flying various types of aircraft; Collision Repair and Refinishing, which includes painting, repairing, and refinishing vehicles; and Vehicle Maintenance, Service, and Repair, which includes maintaining, servicing, and repairing light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles.

Collision Repair and Refinishing Pathway 

Vehicle Maintenance, Service and Repair Pathway 

Careers to Explore
Entry Level
with high school diploma
Technical Level
with AA or AS degree or certificate
Professional Level
with BS or BA degree

Mechanic’s Assistant
Lube Technician
Parts and Sales Counter Clerk
Automotive Body and Paint
Tire Repairers and Changers
Service Station Attendants
Bus Driver, School
Industrial Truck and Tractor
Truck Driver, Light or Delivery
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
Flight Attendant
Aircraft Detailer
Ground Support Crew

Bus and Truck Mechanics
Automotive Master Mechanic
Diesel Engine Specialist
Motorcycle Mechanics
Auto Glass Installer
Service Writer
Licensed Smog Technician
Avionics Technicians
Airframe and Power Plant Technician
Aircraft Mechanics/Service Technicians
Air Traffic Controllers
Commercial Pilots
Ship Engineers
Ship and Boat Captains

Ship Engineers
Airline Pilots, Copilots
Flight Engineers
Insurance Claims Adjuster
Shop Manager
Fleet Manager
Parts and Service Manager
Automotive Corp. Service Representative

Career information courtesy of King's County Office of Education