Automotive Technology

Location: AutoTech Map
Phone: (949) 582-4785
Fax: (949) 347-9004

 

The following five certificate options are available:

  • Automotive Chassis Specialist
  • Automotive Engine Service Specialist
  • Automotive Engine Performance Specialist
  • General Automotive Technician
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Specialist (2013-14)

Apply for Program Certificate/AS Degree.

View our 2014 AutoTech brochure
for information on five of our certificates.

SPRING 2014 Class Schedule

The Automotive Technology programs are designed to prepare students for employment as Automotive Technicians. Students may also complete their Associate in Science requirements and prepare to transfer to a four-year college. Training is given in both theory and practical skills in the operation, maintenance, and repair of all types of automotive systems.

autotech.jpg

Visit and Tour the Automotive Department

To schedule an individual or group tour:

Contact Cliff Meyer, Dept. Chair at (949) 582.4996

OC Bridge 2 Engineering

The Orange County Bridge 2 Engineering Program is a small learning community at Saddleback College that seeks to increase the number of students in the engineering fields. Women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply. Program participants will take classes together, receive academic counseling, tutoring, intensive math preparation, and paid engineering internships. Participants will also be prepared to transfer to a four year engineering program (CSU Fullerton, UC Irvine) to continue their academic pathway.  [Read More]

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Grease monkeys are out… Automotive Technicians are in.

Excellent opportunities exist in the automotive field for mechanically inclined, people-oriented men and women who like to solve problems. Entry-level Automotive Technician positions at dealerships and independent shops are plentiful for skilled, motivated graduates of Saddleback’s auto tech program.

Advancement to supervisory and management positions is possible for people with leadership abilities. Visit our Student Support page for career resources.

Black Charger on DynoRelated occupations include service manager, service advisor, motorcycle technician, and auto parts worker.

See ONet Online for more automotive occupations.

Consumer Workshops

Note: Co-operative work experience (CWE) internships are possible with local dealerships and independent shops.

For more information contact:
Department Chair Cliff Meyer
(949) 582-4996

 

 

barlogo_forweb3.jpg

 

 

Automotive Technology Events of Interest!