Auto Tech Highlights 

Spring 2023 Starts April 10

Winter News

  • Mask requirement in place for all auto tech classes for winter quarter
  • Parking permits are not required for winter quarter
  • Here is some more helpful inofrmation for winter quarter 

Winter 2023 Classes on Campus (Jan. 9, 2023)

Auto Tech is again offering all classes on campus, both lecture and lab classes.  Registration begins on November 14, 2022 for priority enrollment.

      • 50A and 50B, Introductory classes (under hood)
        • Available for free as noncredit (350A & 350B)
      • 51A and 51B, Introductory classes (under car)
        • Available for free as noncredit (351A & 351B)
      • 60, Automotive Electrical
        • Available for free as noncredit (360)
      • 60C, Ignition, Fuel, and Emissions
        • Available for free as noncredit (360C)
      • 60H & 60J, Drivability and Lab Scopes
        • Available for free as noncredit (360H & 360J)
      • 62A, Suspension, Steering, & Alignment
        • Available for free as noncredit (362A)
      • 63A, Manual Drivetrains
        • Available for free as noncredit (363A)
      • 67A & 67B, Hybrid and Plug-In Electric
        • Available for free as noncredit (367A & 367B)

Industry Guest Speakers in Winter 2023

We have several guest speakers lined up for Auto 67A (Hybrid) and Auto 67B (Plug-In Electric Vehicles).  An engineer from Nuro will join us for an evening

Weren't happy with classes via Zoom?  Repeat them as noncredit for FREE!

All of our introductory and evening courses are now available with a noncredit option, tuition-free! 

Benefits include:

  • Pathways for students who have never attended college
  • Great way to "try out" a class without the cost of tuition
  • Great way to get started with a new hobby
  • Earn noncredit certificates

* Everyone who comes to campus must be fully vaccinated and have had a booster shot, if eligible. Face masks are strongly recommended. See the rules for coming to campus at

Easy registration tips

New: Electric and Autonomous Vehicles

Learn about an exciting new career pathway that combines courses in Auto Tech and Computer Information Systems to prepare for jobs in this rapidly growing field!

Questions? Contact Us!

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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Winter 2023

Auto Tech Department

Location: Building E1 

Dave Capitolo,

Department Chair

  • 408.864.8312


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