Automotive Technology

The Chabot Automotive program provides hands-on learning for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Our partnerships with industry, and ASE Master Accredited program, prepares students for the ever-changing automotive industry, including Hybrid, Electric Vehicles, Advanced Drivers Assistance Systems (ADAS), and Service Consulting.

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Chabot’s Automotive program is now offering our classes and certificates with a Non-Credit enrollment option. This provides students the ability to receive the same high-level education, but at a substantially reduced cost. Learn more

From our program, you will gain the skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Advanced Drivers Assistance Systems (ADAS) and New Vehicle Technologies
  • Automotive electronic and electrical systems
  • Fuel and emission systems
  • Engines and engine performance
  • Brake and suspension systems
  • Manual and automatic transmissions and drive lines
  • Air conditioning systems
  • Hybrid, electric and alternative fuels

Our instructors are ASE certified with substantial industry experience.


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Building & room Building 1400, Building 3400

next to Parking Lot E, off of Depot Road

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We are an Accredited ASE Master Automobile Service Technician Program

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Career Outlook

Journeyman Auto Technician in Bay Area
$30+ per hour

Employment growth
Auto Technician Job Growth

From California Employment Development Department

Career Opportunities

Potential Employers

  • New car dealerships 
  • Aftermarket 
  • Fleets 
  • Equipment service 
  • Independently owned auto shops
  • Your own auto business
  • Automotive Manufacture
  • Related industries
  • and many more

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Degrees and Certificates


For program maps, visit the Learning & Career Pathways website.
Programs Associate
Certificate Noncredit
ASE Test Preparation
ASE Under Car Test Preparation
Automotive Chassis Technology
Automotive Electrical and Body Electronics Technology
Automotive Engine Performance
Automotive Maintenance Technology
Automotive Powertrain Technology
Automotive Service Consulting
Automotive Technology
Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Technology-Based Automotive Systems


 Industry Partners


Hunter Engineering  Hyundai  Hunter Engineering 

Matco Tools  Ford Subaru

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