The Citrus College Automotive Technology Program has been recognized by several new car manufacturers as one of the strongest programs in the nation. It offers classes in the latest technologies available in the automotive service industry. In-depth training prepares you for an entry-level job or enables you to upgrade your job skills if you are currently employed. In the classroom you learn the theoretical aspects of automotive diagnosis, repair and service. You then apply what you learn while working on cars in the Citrus College shop. You may also gain experience by working at a sponsoring auto shop or dealer while enrolled at Citrus.
The program offers numerous certificates in the automotive technician area. These programs offer full-time employment as an entry-level service technician during your second year of training. Industry supports the programs with donated equipment, tools, service manuals, teaching aids and textbooks. Specialized training classes are also available if you wish to upgrade or hone your skills for job advancement and pay increase.