FREE Auto Tech Classes (Noncredit)

No Fees ~ No Placement Tests ~ No Prerequisites

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De Anza Automotive Technology is offering free, noncredit courses that do not require placement tests or prerequisites.

This noncredit option is an affordable way to increase your knowledge, gain skills and get a fast track to employment – without paying for tuition.

Noncredit classes do not count toward a degree or academic certificate. But you can earn a noncredit certificate of completion in Automotive Chassis Technology, General Service Technician and Smog Technician. Check the list of Degrees and Certificates for details and requirements.

Ready to register?  

Follow the same steps you'd follow for credit classes.


Contact Dave Capitolo:  

FREE Auto Tech Introductory Classes 

FREE Auto Tech Evening Classes


Engine Performance

Engine Repair


FREE Level 1 and Level 2 SMOG Classes

AUTO 365P and 365W: Level 1 and Level 2 Smog training

  • Required classes for all new licensed smog inspectors; mandated by the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR)
  • For questions about smog classes, please contact Pete Vernazza at 408.864.8216 or

Alternative Fuels

Advanced Automotive Technology

  • AUTO 360K: Automotive Body Electrical

  • AUTO 366: Automotive Air Conditioning

Additional Classes

Noncredit Enrollment History

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