Auto Tech Highlights 

Spring 2024 Schedule

  • Spring schedule posted to the web on January 29, 2024
  • Spring registration begins on February 20, 2024
  • Spring classes begin on April 8, 2024

Preview of classes:

  • 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)
  • 53A, Auto Mechanisms
    • Available for free as noncredit (353A)
  • 60, Electrical Systems 
    • Available for free as noncredit (360)
  • 60D & 60E, Ignition & Fuel Injection
    • Available for free as noncredit (360D & 360E)
  • 62B, Wheel alignment and ADAS
  • 64HP, High Performance Engine Prep
    • Available for free as noncredit (354HP)
  • 67J, Auto & Light Duty Diesel (Starts May 21, 2024)
      • Available for free as noncredit (367J)

Spring 2024 Schedule for Auto Tech

Auto Tech Car Show

April 20, 2024 in Parking Lot E at the De Anza College campus

9AM to 1PM

Car show

Auto Tech Job Fair

April 20, 2024 in Parking Lot E at the De Anza College campus

9AM to 1PM

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, CA

Come visit vendors who are hiring technicians.  Vendors include dealers, repair shops, city & county municipalities, fleets, EV/AV industries, and equipment manufacuturers

Vendors so far include:

America's Tire, Autobahn MBZ, Dosanjh Auto Group, DGDG, Penske Truck Leasing, Snap-on Diagnostics, Carnamic Auto Group, ServiceUp, CHP, County of Santa Clara, California Air National Guard, Maispring Energy, and California New Car Dealers Associaiton Foundation 

High School Students

Are you a current high school student?  Want to enroll in introductory auto tech classes before graduation?  The process starts here 

Repeat Most Classes 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

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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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Upcoming Schedules

Auto Tech Department

Location: Building E1 

Dave Capitolo,

Department Chair

  • 408.864.8312


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