Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology Program prepares students for entry-level automotive mechanic positions and also provides training for persons already employed in the industry. Courses also prepare students for various state licenses and national certifications, including tests administered by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

Career options include auto mechanic/repair technician, service manager, parts specialist. Potential employers include automotive dealerships and independent repair facilities.

Our graduates have a 75% pass rate on the California Smog Technician Licensing Examination!

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Contact Information

Department Chair: Steve Vail
Office: Oceanside, Room 4018
P 760.757.2121 x6354

Dean: Al Taccone
Office: Oceanside, Building 4700
P 760.795.6807

Department: Automotive Technology

Secretary: Monique Reeve
Office: OCT420
P 760.795.6841
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Full-Time Faculty

Paul Katson
Office: Oceanside, Room 4018
P 760-757-2121 x6356

Steve Vail
Office: Oceanside, Room 4018
P 760.757.2121 x6354
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Arnoldo Williams
Office: Oceanside, Room 4018
P 760.757.2121 x6312
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Instructional Associate

Brett Newman
Office: Oceanside, Building 4000
P 760.757.2121 x6353
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Brad Armstrong
Office: Oceanside, Building 4000
P 760.757.2121 x6372
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Associate Faculty