Program: Automotive Technology

Overview

Automotive Technology

  • Are you good at figuring out how things work?
  • Do you like to work with your hands, and enjoy using your Critical & Analytical Skills as well?
  • Would you like to be recession-proof and train for a job that is always in high demand?

The Automotive Technology Program at Long Beach City College is committed to preparing students for employment in the automotive industry. Our classes provide students with a strong background in automotive technology, hands-on experience, and an understanding of the automotive industry’s requirements for employment.

In addition, LBCC Automotive Classes offer automotive industry certifications NC3/Snap-On Tools and prepare students to pass the ASE Certification Exam.

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY - Program Brochure

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Start your career as a professional and/or specialist in the area below.

  • Auto Electrician
  • Auto Parts Counterperson
  • Automobile Oil & Lubrication Services
  • Automotive Air Conditioning Technician
  • Automotive Business Owner
  • Automotive Engine Performance Service Technician
  • Automotive Maintenance Service Technician
  • Automotive Quick Service Technician
     
  • Automotive Service Advisor
  • Automotive Service Manager
  • Automotive Shop Foreman
  • Automotive Transmission Technician
  • DIY- Work on Your Own Car
  • General Automotive Repair Technician
  • Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Technician
  • Mid-Level Automotive Brake and Alignment Technician

Degrees & Certificates

Automotive Technology (AS + Cert) Curriculum Guide


Associate in Science (AS), Automotive Technology

Certificate of Achievement, Automotive Engine & Transmission Service

Certificate of Achievement, Automotive Engine Performance Service

Certificate of Achievement, Automotive Maintenance Service

Certificate of Achievement, Automotive Technology

Certificate of Accomplishment, Automotive Quick Service

Certificate of Completion, Automotive Quick Service
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Course Offerings

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Course Name Fall Winter Spring Summer
Auto 200
Introduction to Automotive Technology
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Auto 201
Automotive Lubrication Service
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Auto 202
Automotive Tire Service
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Auto 203
Automotive Brake Inspection
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Auto 211
Automotive Engine Repair
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Auto 212
Automotive Automatic Trans
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Auto 213
Automotive Manual Transmission
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Auto 214
Automotive Wheel Alignment
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Auto 215
Automotive Brake Systems
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Auto 216
Automotive Electric Systems
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Auto 217
Automotive Air Condition Systems
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Auto 218
Automotive Fuel Systems
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Auto 219
Automotive Light Diesel Engines
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Auto 220
Automotive Emission Controls
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Auto 230
Automotive Computer Systems
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Non-credit Course Name Fall Winter Spring Summer
Auto 600
Introduction to Automotive Technology
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Auto 601
Automotive Lubrication Service
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Auto 602
Automotive Tire Service
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Auto 603
Automotive Brake Inspection
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FAQ

How long does it take to complete the program?

Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester, and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.

Make a 30-minute appointment with an academic counselor to receive services in educational plans, transcript evaluation, and career planning.

How much does the program cost?

Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost and Federal Work-Study information.

Who are the Career & Technical Education (CTE) counselors?

Schools/Program Counselor Location
Career & Technical Education Alicia Andujo LAC
Career & Technical Education Lorraine Blouin LAC
Career & Technical Education Laura Garcia LAC
Career & Technical Education Diana Ogimachi LAC
Career & Technical Education Robert Olmos PCC
Career & Technical Education Tom To PCC

Please visit the Counseling Office for Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Educational Planning, College Transfer, Student Resources, and many others to help you achieve your educational goals.

How to transfer and lookup comparable listings.

To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).

For more information, please visit LBCC Transfer Center.

How do I receive my degree or certificate after I finish the coursework?

You will need to complete an application for your degree or certificate and submit that application to the LBCC Admissions & Records office. Visit Admissions & Records for more details.

What are the jobs?

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  • Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
  • Lubricant Technician
     

Where can I apply for Automotive Jobs in Long Beach?


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