De Anza College is located in Cupertino, California, the heart of Silicon Valley.
Approximately 400 students per week attend classes to explore automotive technology or further their careers through our programs, which are NATEF certified with seven full-time ASE certified faculty.
See our programs listed below with links to the online course catalog of information about each course. For more information about specific programs, see the faculty listing.
A career in auto mechanics is within your reach with the help of De Anza Automotive technology department. Several Associate in Science (AS) degrees and Certificate programs are available as well as a smog license and hybrid electric vehicle program. The De Anza automotive program prepares a student for job placement in an industry that has evolved into a specialized high tech career field. Auto tech graduates learn to diagnose and repair combustion engines, emissions, brakes, transmissions, suspension, steering, engine machining, and electrical systems. The De Anza program gives you a strong background in the latest automotive diagnostic and repair procedures. Our program helps you to obtain skills in problem solving, diagnosing mechanical problems, efficient repair methods, and a thorough understanding of automotive electrical and mechanical systems. The De Anza degree and certificate program prepares you for various employment opportunities such as an automotive technician, service manager, or working in research and development. Graduates of De Anza automotive technology are among the highest paid and most sought after employees in the South Bay Area.