Auto Repair

The Auto Repair program offers a variety of courses from one-day to longer, career training courses.
What's Under the Hood 125 Point Vehicle Inspection
This one-day class covers oil changes, fluid checks, how to reset service reminder lights, and other vehicle preventative maintenance topics.
Auto Maintenance and Light Repair:
Preparation for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification, Parts 1 and 2
This 2-part course addresses the knowledge and skills of the majority of work being performed in repair shops today and is an excellent training program for entry into the automotive repair career field. The course helps prepare students to take the ASE Auto Maintenance and Light Repair (G1) exam. While the ASE G1 exam is designed for technicians performing maintenance and light repair services, this career technical education course helps meet G1 certification requirements.  Individuals who pass the G1 exam and have at least one year of hands-on working experience in auto maintenance and light repair (half may be met by training) will earn ASE certification in Auto Maintenance and Light Repair. Palomar College credit option for students who complete Parts 1 and 2 with an "A" or "B" Grade.

Topics include:
  • Working with customers
  • Beginning the repair order
  • Gathering customer information
  • Gathering vehicle information
  • Identifying customer requests
  • Contacting the customer during the repairs
  • Explaining the completed repair order to the customer
  • Performing vehicle repairs
  • Identifying the work to be done from the repair order
  • Gathering the correct tools
  • Gathering the correct parts
  • Identifying the proper specifications and procedures
  • Completing the repair order
  • Identifying and documenting the proper labor times
  • Practicing shop safety procedures and Maintaining a clean shop

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2761, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator/ 504 Coordinator, Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406