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. 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.

Program Requirements

Required Courses Units
AUTO 710 Fundamentals of Automotive Technology 4 units
OR
AUTO 711 Automotive Entry Level Technician - Career Advancement Academy 8 units
AUTO 751 Automotive Engine Performance 15 units
Total Required Units: 19 - 23