NEW ! All classes at De Anza College will be moved online for fall 2020.  Classes begin September 21, 2020   

More information here

Introductory Class Information here

 NEW ! Check out our full line of FREE noncredit courses

  • All Introductory and Evening Classes Are Now Available as Noncredit Classes (Tuition-Free), including Level 1 and Level 2 SMOG classes

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Fall 2020 Quarter Starts September 21, 2020 

All classes listed below are available tuition-free as noncredit (Example: Auto 50A = Auto 350A)

  • Introduction to Auto Principles, Auto 50A Online
  • Applied Auto Principles, Auto 50B Online
  • Auto Electrical, Auto 60 Online
  • Schematic Diagnosis & Electronics, Auto 60A & 60B Online 
  • No-Start Diagnosis & Advanced Scan Tool, Auto 60F & 60G Online
  • Automotive Transmissions, Auto 63 Online 
  • Steering, Suspension, and Alignment, Auto 62A Online
  • SMOG, Level 1 & 2, Auto 65P & 65W Online
  • Automotive Mechanisms, Auto 53A Online

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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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 Fall 2020

Fall Registration Begins July 13, 2020

Apply Now

Auto Tech Department

Location: Building E1 

Dave Capitolo,

Department Chair

  • 408.864.8312
  • capitolodave@deanza.edu


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