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Automotive Technology

Academic Department: Career Education
Main Office: BLDG09 103
Phone Ext: 8200
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

The Automotive Technology Program is offered at the Indian Valley Campus. It is designed to prepare students to enter the automotive service repair industry. The program has been certified by Automotive Technician Training Standards (ATTS) meeting strict industry standards in its specialty areas. While completing the program for the Certificate of Achievement or degree, students are required to work in the service repair industry, as well as provide their own basic tool set. Four Certificates of Achievement are offered.

Career Options
Auto Mechanic - General, Brake Specialist, Computer Systems Specialist, Diagnostician Specialist, Electrical Repair Specialist, Emission Control Systems Specialist, Factory Service Representative, Front End Specialist, Fuel Injection Specialist, Parts Salesperson, Pre-Teacher Training, Private Business Owner, Service Manager, Transmission Specialist, Tune-Up Specialist

A.S. in Automotive Technology: Chassis Repair Technician (Certificate of Achievement also awarded.)
An Associate of Science degree in Automotive Technology: Chassis Repair Technician is awarded for satisfactory completion of the technical requirements, as well as the general education requirements. A Certificate of Achievement is awarded for satisfactory performance in required technical training.
The Chassis Repair Technician career path is designed to prepare students to enter the automotive service repair industry at the second year apprenticeship level or higher. The goal of this certificate is to provide the student with both theory and manipulative skills training in engine repair, brakes, suspensions, drive trains, and heating and air conditioning areas included in the Automotive Technician Training Standards (ATTS). While completing the program for the Certificate of Achievement or degree, students are required to work 1500 hours in the service repair industry, as well as provide their own basic tool set.

Department Phone: (415) 883-2211, Ext. 8531
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Barrall, Mark M MBarrall@marin.edu BLDG01 102 8200
Del Grande, David M david.delgrande@marin.edu BLDG17 101 8200
Fara, Nick H NFara@marin.edu BLDG08 133 8531
Palmer, Ron E RPalmer@marin.edu BLDG06 107 8532
Willits, Ronald C RWillits@marin.edu BLDG17 101 8200
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Summer 2018 60772 AUTO 110A - Intro to Automotive Program 06/11/18-07/21/18 TR 18:10-21:00 IVC BLDG27 116 Del Grande, David
60772 AUTO 110A - Intro to Automotive Program 06/11/18-07/21/18 S 08:10-17:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Del Grande, David
60783 AUTO 111C - Automotive Maintenance Repair 06/11/18-07/21/18 MW 18:10-21:00 IVC PV 4 Palmer, Ron
60783 AUTO 111C - Automotive Maintenance Repair 06/11/18-07/21/18 S 08:10-18:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Palmer, Ron
60773 AUTO 239A - B.A.R. Update Training 07/28/18-07/29/18 SU 08:10-17:00 IVC BLDG27 116 Willits, Ronald
Fall 2018 82316 AUTO 113A - Spec Electronic Training Fund 08/18/18-12/08/18 MW 13:10-15:00 IVC PV 4 Palmer, Ron
82316 AUTO 113A - Spec Electronic Training Fund 08/18/18-12/08/18 MW 15:10-16:30 IVC BLDG02 210 Palmer, Ron
82317 AUTO 114A - Auto Engine Performance 08/18/18-12/08/18 RF 18:10-19:00 IVC PV 6 Fara, Nick
82317 AUTO 114A - Auto Engine Performance 08/18/18-12/08/18 RF 19:10-22:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Fara, Nick
82318 AUTO 118A - Brakes/Alignment/Suspension 08/18/18-12/08/18 MT 18:10-19:10 IVC PV 7 Palmer, Ron
82318 AUTO 118A - Brakes/Alignment/Suspension 08/18/18-12/08/18 MTW 19:10-22:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Palmer, Ron
83133 AUTO 228A - Automotive Engine Performance 08/18/18-12/08/18 S 08:10-10:00 IVC PV 6 Fara, Nick
83133 AUTO 228A - Automotive Engine Performance 08/18/18-12/08/18 S 10:10-16:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Fara, Nick
83134 AUTO 229A - Auto Body Electrical Systems 08/18/18-12/08/18 R 18:10-21:00 IVC PV 4 Barrall, Mark
82322 AUTO 230A - Alternative Fuel Vehicles 08/18/18-12/08/18 W 18:10-19:00 IVC PV 4 Willits, Ronald
82322 AUTO 230A - Alternative Fuel Vehicles 08/18/18-12/08/18 W 19:10-22:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Willits, Ronald
82923 AUTO 239A - B.A.R. Update Training 10/20/18-10/21/18 SU 08:10-17:00 IVC PV 4 Willits, Ronald
82321 AUTO 250A - ASE Exam Prep 08/18/18-12/08/18 M 18:10-21:00 IVC BLDG12 100A Willits, Ronald
83135 AUTO 260 - Elec Instrument Certification 08/18/18-12/08/18 W 18:10-21:00 IVC PV 7 Barrall, Mark

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