Welcome to Auto Tech!

De Anza's Auto Tech Department offers daytime and evening programs to help you meet your goals. You can learn from experienced instructors in a 12,000-square-foot training center that includes classrooms and workstations with 15 lifts, a powertrain laboratory, machine shop, stationary engine lab, dynamometer and the latest in tools and equipment.

NEW ! Check out our FREE noncredit course offerings.

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Introductory Classes

We have classes to help you explore the world of auto tech and prepare for entry  into the full-time program. No prior instruction or work experience is required.

Daytime Program

We offer certificates and degrees in three major subject areas for full-time students. 

Evening Program

We offer certificates and degrees in four major subject areas for evening students, including apprentices and technicians.

Hybrids and Plug-In Vehicles

We offer evening classes and the chance to work hands-on with a variety of hybrid and plug-in vehicles from Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Nissan and Toyota.

Smog Inspector or Technician


We have courses to help you qualify as a smog inspector or technician.

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FREE Classes

  • Free SMOG classes
  • Free Auto Tech classes

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Summer Classes

Introductory Classes and Air Conditioning 

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Auto Tech Department

Location: Building E1 

Office Hours: Office Hours Spring 2019

Dave Capitolo,

Department Chair

  • 408.864.8312
  • capitolodave@deanza.edu


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