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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
Lutz, Arthur ALutz@marin.edu BLDG04 161 8518
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
Spring 2016 11965 AUTO 100 - Career Math/Resumes/Customer 01/16/16-05/13/16 T 18:10-22:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Palmer, Ron
12141 AUTO 112A - Automotive Engines 01/16/16-05/13/16 TR 13:10-14:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Fara, Nick
12141 AUTO 112A - Automotive Engines 01/16/16-05/13/16 TR 13:10-14:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Palmer, Ron
12141 AUTO 112A - Automotive Engines 01/16/16-05/13/16 TR 14:10-17:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Palmer, Ron
12142 AUTO 116A - Automotive Electrical Systems 01/16/16-05/13/16 MWF 13:10-14:00 IVC BLDG03 152 Fara, Nick
12142 AUTO 116A - Automotive Electrical Systems 01/16/16-05/13/16 MWF 14:10-17:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Fara, Nick
12151 AUTO 215A - Vehicle Service Fundamentals 01/16/16-05/13/16 MW 18:10-19:00 IVC BLDG03 254 Fara, Nick
12151 AUTO 215A - Vehicle Service Fundamentals 01/16/16-05/13/16 MW 19:10-22:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Fara, Nick
12143 AUTO 233A - Manual Drive Trains and Axles 01/16/16-05/13/16 MW 08:10-09:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Palmer, Ron
12143 AUTO 233A - Manual Drive Trains and Axles 01/16/16-05/13/16 MW 09:10-12:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Fara, Nick
12143 AUTO 233A - Manual Drive Trains and Axles 01/16/16-05/13/16 MW 09:10-12:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Palmer, Ron
11792 AUTO 244 - Smog Check Inspector 01/16/16-05/13/16 TR 18:10-19:30 IVC BLDG05 180 Willits, Ronald
11792 AUTO 244 - Smog Check Inspector 01/16/16-05/13/16 TR 19:40-22:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Willits, Ronald
12547 AUTO 292A - Electric & Hybrid Design 01/16/16-05/14/16 R 18:10-19:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Barrall, Mark
12547 AUTO 292A - Electric & Hybrid Design 01/16/16-05/14/16 R 18:10-19:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Lutz, Arthur
12547 AUTO 292A - Electric & Hybrid Design 01/16/16-05/14/16 R 18:10-19:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Palmer, Ron
12547 AUTO 292A - Electric & Hybrid Design 01/16/16-05/14/16 R 19:10-22:00 IVC BLDG01 103 Lutz, Arthur
Summer 2016 60656 AUTO 110 - Intro Automotive Maintenance 06/13/16-07/23/16 TR 18:10-21:00 IVC BLDG03 152 Del Grande, David
60656 AUTO 110 - Intro Automotive Maintenance 06/13/16-07/23/16 S 08:10-18:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Del Grande, David
60136 AUTO 111 - Intermediate Auto Maintenance 06/13/16-07/23/16 MW 18:10-21:00 IVC BLDG02 218 Palmer, Ron
60136 AUTO 111 - Intermediate Auto Maintenance 06/13/16-07/23/16 S 08:10-18:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Palmer, Ron
60555 AUTO 239 - B.A.R. Update Training 07/16/16-07/17/16 SU 08:10-17:00 IVC BLDG05 180 Willits, Ronald
Fall 2016 82965 AUTO 110 - Intro Automotive Maintenance 08/22/16-12/17/16 IVC Palmer, Ron
82966 AUTO 111 - Intermediate Auto Maintenance 08/22/16-12/17/16 IVC Palmer, Ron
82917 AUTO 113B - Spec Electronic Training 08/22/16-12/10/16 MW 18:10-20:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Palmer, Ron
82917 AUTO 113B - Spec Electronic Training 08/22/16-12/10/16 MW 20:10-21:30 IVC BLDG02 210 Palmer, Ron
82918 AUTO 114B - Auto Engine Performance 08/22/16-12/10/16 TR 13:10-14:00 IVC BLDG05 188 Barrall, Mark
82918 AUTO 114B - Auto Engine Performance 08/22/16-12/10/16 TR 13:10-14:00 IVC BLDG05 188 Fara, Nick
82918 AUTO 114B - Auto Engine Performance 08/22/16-12/10/16 TR 14:10-17:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Barrall, Mark
82918 AUTO 114B - Auto Engine Performance 08/22/16-12/10/16 TR 14:10-17:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Fara, Nick
82919 AUTO 118B - Brakes/Alignment/Suspension 08/22/16-12/10/16 MWF 13:10-14:00 IVC BLDG06 108 Palmer, Ron
82919 AUTO 118B - Brakes/Alignment/Suspension 08/22/16-12/10/16 MWF 14:10-17:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Palmer, Ron
82920 AUTO 228B - Automotive Engine Performance 08/22/16-12/10/16 W 18:10-19:00 IVC BLDG05 180 Fara, Nick
82920 AUTO 228B - Automotive Engine Performance 08/22/16-12/10/16 W 19:10-22:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Fara, Nick
82920 AUTO 228B - Automotive Engine Performance 08/27/16-12/03/16 S 08:10-09:30 IVC BLDG05 180 Fara, Nick
82920 AUTO 228B - Automotive Engine Performance 08/27/16-12/03/16 S 10:10-17:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Fara, Nick
82921 AUTO 229B - Auto Body Electrical Systems 08/22/16-12/10/16 TR 08:10-09:30 IVC BLDG05 188 Fara, Nick
82922 AUTO 230B - Alternative Fuel Vehicles 08/22/16-12/10/16 TR 18:10-19:00 IVC BLDG03 152 Willits, Ronald
82922 AUTO 230B - Alternative Fuel Vehicles 08/22/16-12/10/16 TR 19:10-22:00 IVC BLDG02 210 Willits, Ronald
82923 AUTO 239A - B.A.R. Update Training 10/01/16-10/02/16 SU 08:10-17:00 IVC BLDG03 254 Willits, Ronald
82924 AUTO 250B - ASE Exam Prep 08/22/16-12/10/16 M 18:10-21:00 IVC BLDG03 255 Willits, Ronald
82925 AUTO 292B - Electric & Hybrid Maintenance 08/22/16-12/10/16 T 18:10-20:30 IVC BLDG06 108 Barrall, Mark
82925 AUTO 292B - Electric & Hybrid Maintenance 08/22/16-12/10/16 T 20:40-22:00 IVC BLDG01 103 Barrall, Mark

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