Automotive Technology

Course Information​

​Available only to students ​enrolled at Placer Union High School District.

Chana, Colfax, Confluence, Del Oro, Foresthill, Placer

Length of Course

Full Year |   August - June  |   (540 hours)

Section Meeting Times and Locations

1) 1:25 – 4:25pm –  Placer High School - Auto Shop


Course Calendar

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​Instructor Contact Information

     Al Angulo
     530.745.5781
    aangulo@placercoe.k12.ca.us

​ Student Learning Experiences

  • On-board computer and testing
  • Engine overhaul and automotive machine technologies
  • Transmission and front wheel drive systems
  • Smog control testing procedures
  • Diagnostics
  • Tire, batteries and accessories sales
  • ASE training in brakes, engine performance, electrical, and steering and suspension
  • Resume writing and job interview techniques

 Recommended Classes and Preferred Prerequisites

  • CTE WORKS Automotive Services Class or previous automotive class experience with instructor permission.

Job Site (Internship) Placements

  • Automotive repair centers
  • Body or upholstery centers
  • Auto parts suppliers
  • Machine shops
  • Brake and front end shops
  • Motorcycle dealership and repair centers
  • Emission test and repair centers
  • Diesel repair centers

Related Careers

- General technician
- Service Advisor

​ Local Post Secondary Sequences

2+2 College
Articulation Credits
Community Colleges Certificate
A.A./A.S. Programs
4-Year Colleges
B.A./B.S. Programs

ARC: Automotive Technology
ARC: Automotive Collision Repair
BC: Automotive Technology
CRC: Automotive Mechanics  Technology
SC: Automotive Analysis
SC: Air Conditioning & Body  Electrical
SC: Alignment & Brake
SC: Automatic Transmission,  Emission & Drivability
SC: Tune-Up
SC: Automotive Engine  Machining,
SC: Master Automotive  Technician
SC: Power-Train

SCC: Electric Vehicle Technology
SCC: Motorcycle Maintenance
SCC: Recreational Vehicle  Technology
SHA: Automotive Technology
SHA: Automotive  Alignment/Brakes
SHA: Automotive Engine  Performance/Smog Tech
SHA: Automotive Engine  Performance Technology
SHA: Automotive Power Transmission Technology
SHA: Diesel Technology
YC: Automotive Technology

(SC: Sierra College; ARC: American River College; BC: Butte College; CRC: Cosumnes River College; FRC Feather River College; SCC: Sacramento Community College; SHA: Shasta College; YC: Yuba College) ​ ​

Important Notes/Requirements

​Self-Provided Transportation Required
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​Recommended High School Credits

20 Credits per Semester

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