Build Your Future in Automotive Technology

Earn a great living in Automotive Technology. Cypress College provides state-of-the art, hands-on automotive diagnosis and repair education and training. The General Automotive and Toyota Training and Education Network(T-TEN) programs are National Automobile Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) certified. The general program includes pathways for employment at new vehicle dealers and independent repair facilities. There are also Subaru technician and Electric/ Hybrid vehicle technician pathways. The T-TEN program is a cohort program with Toyota specific course work and paid internship time at a Toyota or Lexus dealer.

The demand for automotive technicians is high and if you train with us, you will have an excellent opportunity for career placement.

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Tech Ed 1, Room 104-107


Frequently Asked Questions

Program options include certificate programs and an associate in science degree.

Depending on the program and the number of units taken each semester, completing a certificate program can take as little as one to two semesters and completing the associate of science degree program can take about two years.

The program cost is $46 per unit for California residents, not including books, fees, and supplies. Units vary by course, but the average is 3 units per course. Unit fees for the 16-unit certificate would be $736, ranging up to the 76-unit associate degree, which would be $3,358. Most students also qualify for some financial aid.

Independent Repair Facilities
Toyota/Lexus Dealers
Subaru Dealers
Quick Service Facilities
*Cypress Students are also employed at almost all major dealers including Jaguar/Land Rover, Honda, Hyundai, BMW, Ford, GM and FCA


There are no additional requirements to enroll in this program; however, some courses may have prerequisites that can be viewed in the Cypress College Catalog and the Schedule of Classes.