Program Overview

The College's Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The program is conducted in a well-equipped facility with a large fleet of late model domestic and import vehicles. Automobile manufacturers provide substantial support for the program.

Students can pursue a certificate or degree in Automotive Technology or a specialty degree or certificate in Japanese Automotive Technology. Our partnerships with Subaru of America, Inc., Nissan of America, Infinity of America, Ford Motor Co. and Audi of America, Inc. provide employment opportunities for students enrolled in our programs. Our internship program matches students with employers who agree to mentor the student for a minimum of one semester. The College also provides numerous classes to update the knowledge and skills of practicing technicians.

For gainful employment information, see this program’s gainful employment website.

Program Requirements

Required Courses Units
AUTO 710 Fundamentals of Automotive Technology 4 units
AUTO 711 Automotive Entry Level Technician Fundamentals 5 units
AUTO 721 Automotive Steering, Suspension and Brakes 15 units
Total Required Units: 19 - 20