Advanced Automotive Technology (AUT)

DEGREES OFFERED
• Associate of Science

DEGREE EMPHASES OFFERED
• Automotive Shop Management 
• General Automotive Mechanics 

CERTIFICATES OFFERED
• Automotive Shop Management 
• General Automotive Mechanics 
• Advanced Automotive Technician  

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
• Ag Ambassadors Scholarship
• Ag Institute Scholarship
• Hartnell Scholarships

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This certificate or degree program prepares students for entry-level employment as automotive service and repair technicians. Basic automotive maintenance and service operations are stressed to allow students to be immediately productive on the job. This program prepares students for employment in automotive servicing and repair, engine testing, automotive field services, and automotive parts. A long-sleeve work shirt, safety glasses, pants, and work boots are required dress in all AUT classes for safety reasons.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of Automotive Technology program, a student should be able to:
• Demonstrate skills and knowledge to inspect and repair all major systems found in current automobiles.
• Complete accurate work orders of automobile repairs related to service history, analysis of problems and description of correct repairs.
• Research applicable vehicle and service information using automobile manuals, pertinent websites, and diagnostic equipment to identify, analyze, and to correct problems of all major automobile systems.

MAJOR COURSES
Advanced Automotive Technology - Associate of Science Degree 

Who to contact

Advanced Automotive Technology
Phone: 831-770-7078
Alisal Campus - Building D
Office: D-118
Building: 1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
Advanced Diesel Technology
Phone: 831-770-7057
Alisal Campus - Building D
Office: D-117
Building: 1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
Director - Agricultural Business & Technology Institute
Phone: 831.755.6702
2 - Hartnell College Alisal Campus
Office: A-107
Building: 1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
Dean of Advanced Technology
Phone: 831-755-6960
2 - Hartnell College Alisal Campus
Office: AC-A103
Building: 1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905