Tuition-Free Noncredit - Automotive Course

Noncredit Automotive courses are offered at the MiraCosta College Oceanside Campus, 1 Barnard Drive in Oceanside. These are introductory, hands-on, laboratory classes designed to acquaint students with the inner workings of automobiles.  No experience is necessary.

Class Schedule - Fall 2015

Fall Registration begins July 29, 2015

NCVOC50  Basic Auto Tune-Up

This Course covers the basic theory and operation of the internal combustion engine, including carburation, fuel injection, and ignition systems.  It also introduces students to the fundamentals of emissions and emission controls as well as minor diagnoses and repair.  The course emphasizes safety and the proper use of automotive testing equipment and hand tools and includes the inspection, maintenance, and minor servicing of the brake system and tires.  At the end of this course, students will be able to perform an oil change, tune-up, and basic service on their own vehicles. 
3033 F 6-9:35 p.m. 8/28-12/11 Pianowski, J OC4001
Contact Information

Short Term Vocational Coordinator
Mike Kirby


MiraCosta College
1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056