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Six students, including one from Westford, in the Automotive Technology program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School passed all four core components of the National Automotive Students Skills Standards Assessment, or NA3SA, necessary to become auto-repair professionals.
The four core components are suspension and steering; brakes; electrical/electronic systems; and engine performance. Other components in which students may test include engine repair; automatic transmission and transaxle; manual drive train and axles; and hearing and air conditioning.
Bryan Moran, a senior from Westford, passed all four components.NA3SA is an independent, nonprofit organization with a mission of evaluating technician-training programs against standards developed by the automotive industry, and recommending qualifying programs for certification by the National Institute for Automotive Service