Building Skills Transforming Lives


Auto / Diesel Repair

Students in this program will develop automotive knowledge and provides basic level training in servicing and maintenance of gas and diesel engine vehicles.


Monday - Thursday, 8:45 am-3:45 pm
Friday,  8:45 am-12:45 am

Program Start/End Dates:

  • August thru June starting Fall 2021
  • Applications being accepted now


  • 16 to 24 years of age
  • Not a High School Diploma Graduate (may transfer a GED into a high school Diploma)
  • Meet Workforce Investment Act (WIA) income eligibility requirements
  • Underserved: low income, drug use, gang involvement, criminal background, truancy, school credit deficient, school dropouts, probation referral, homeless, on foster care
  • Drug-free
  • Required to follow strict dress code guidelines and behavioral expectations while enrolled in the program, both on and off-campus
  • Must follow the law and conditions of their probation


Students will receive the following services from the program:

  • Auto/Diesel training:
    • Vocational training includes a combination of both hands-on and textbook teaching. The following subjects will be reviewed:
      • Safety 
      • Tool Identification and usage
      • Inspection process 
      • Engine basics 
      • Power train/transmission
      • Suspensions/brakes
      • Exhaust and emissions
      • Electrical 
  • California standard instruction (Literacy & Numeracy) by Certificated Teachers
  • Credit recovery toward a high school diploma
  • General Education Development (GED) instruction on the way to earning their diploma
  • Basic computer skills instruction
  • Small class sizes; individual instruction as needed
  • College readiness, enrollment assistance, academic counseling
  • Behavioral health counseling as needed
  • Opportunities for electives, such as art, music, and physical education
  • Pre-Employment skills training and job search assistance and placement
  • Access to community resources and individual case management
  • Assistance with referrals to supportive services (transportation, job search clothing, childcare, etc).

Apply to the Auto/Diesel Repair Program

For more information, contact Edna Valdez, Enrollment and Recruitment Coordinator:

Click here to apply.