Fall Classes on Campus! 

Classes Start September 26, 2022 

Highlights of credit and noncredit (free) classes:

  • Seats available now for the following:
    • 50A and 50B, Introductory classes (under hood)
      • Available for free as noncredit (350A & 350B)
      • Silva, Wishart, and Kojnok get down to basics
    • 60F & 60G: No Start Diag & Scan Tool Diag
      • Available for free as noncredit (360F & 360G)
      • Diagnosis Made Easy, by Xavier Silva 
    • 61A & 61B, Brakes & ABS
      • Available for free as noncredit (361A & 361B)
      • Mike Rodemeyer is ready to hit the brakes, hard
    • 63, Automatic Transmissions
      • Available for free as noncredit (363)
      • Brett Johnson is ready to share his World of Automatics 

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

* 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 deanza.edu/vax

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!

Be a part of our noncredit community of students: Take FREE noncredit courses

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

Easy registration tips

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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Fall 2022

Auto Tech Department

Location: Building E1 

Dave Capitolo,

Department Chair

  • 408.864.8312
  • capitolodave@deanza.edu


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