Career Technical Education

Career Technical Education

Get Career Training (CTE)

Industry professionals with years of real-world, on-the-job experience prepare students in our Career Technical Education (CTE) program for entry-level employment, career advancement, and industry certification. The CTE program serves adults and concurrently enrolled high school students. Individuals with disabilities and special needs are encouraged to participate.
Learn:
      • Career-specific technical skills
      • Career-specific vocabulary and knowledge
      • Work-related reading, writing, and math skills
      • Hands-on technical skills
      • Test preparation for state license and industry certification exams
      • Soft skills for the workplace
      • Relevant skills to maintain or advance within your field
Our Career Technical Education Students
      • Learn trades
      • Learn technical skills
      • Earn certificates (selected courses)
      • Pass state license and industry certification exams
      • Prepare for and enter apprenticeship programs
      • Prepare for further career training
      • Prepare for employment
      • Start new careers
Pathway
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Arts & Media

Graphic Designer / Fundamentals

Course Number: 70-65-50

Learn the basic principles of graphic design, illustration, logo design, typography, and layout design using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Scott

Graphic Designer / Digital Imaging

Course Number: 70-65-55

Learn Adobe Photoshop to create and manipulate photo images. Learn how to mask, retouch and manipulate photos and images for graphic design and web design.

Prerequisite: Completion of Graphic Designer / Fundamentals (70-65-50).

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Scott

Graphic Designer / Advertising Design

Course Number: 70-65-60

Learn Adobe InDesign to create powerful layout designs and publications. Learn the basic concepts of preparing files to be printed. Create magazines ads, posters, brochures and a digital portfolio of your artwork.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Scott

Graphic Designer / Web Design

Course Number: 70-65-65

Learn the concepts of web design, CSS, and HTML using Adobe Dreamweaver. Learn to prepare layout designs and images for the web. Learn how to create custom web pages and how to manipulate web page templates to create websites and a web based portfolio.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Scott

Building & Construction Trades

HVAC/1

Course Number: 72-85-60

Learn residential and commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Technical instruction includes resource management, trade mathematics and employability skills; with emphasis placed on electricity and thermodynamics theories and practical operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance used for heating systems.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Nguyen

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

HVAC/2

Course Number: 72-85-65

Learn the technology of HVAC systems through project-based experiences.  Emphasis is placed on generation and modification of electricity for HVAC systems, wiring principles and procedures approved by the National Electric Code (NEC), operational techniques for ventilation and refrigeration systems, and troubleshooting techniques.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Nguyen

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

HVAC/3

Course Number: 72-85-70

This last competency-based course provides students with project-based experiences in air conditioning and integrated systems. Emphasis on cooling and control systems, commercial air conditioning, integrated systems, and lab work focusing on the service, diagnostic, and repair techniques used in the industry.

Prerequisites: Completion of HVAC/2 (72-85-65) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Nguyen

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN / FUNDAMENTALS

Course Number: 79-10-60

This course provides training in the refrigeration and air conditioning trade. Learn basic knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning mechanical theory, operation and maintenance, with emphasis on commercial systems.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Nguyen

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN / SERVICE

Course Number: 79-10-65

This course competency-based course provides training in the refrigeration and air conditioning trade. Learn, through hands-on instruction, system fundamentals, trouble-shooting, repair procedures, and employability skills.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Nguyen

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule
*Cohort Program Managed Enrollment Schedule
HVAC/1 (72-85-60) & Refrigeration 1 (79-10-60)
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HVAC/2(72-85-65) & Refrigeration 2 (79-10-65)
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HVAC/3 (72-85-70)
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TILE TECHNICIAN/1

Course Number: 71-55-80

This course is the first in a sequence of three courses designed for Tile Marble and Granite installation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience for the installation of tile using sustainable and green technology. Instruction also includes an orientation, workplace safety, trade mathematics, and employability skills.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Staff

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

TILE TECHNICIAN/2

Course Number: 71-55-85

This course provides students with technical instruction and focuses on practical experience for the installation of tile marble and granite using sustainable and green technology techniques. Instruction also includes an orientation, workplace safety, trade mathematics, and employability skills.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Tile Technician/1 (71-55-80) course or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Staff

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

TILE TECHNICIAN/3

Course Number: 71-55-90

This third course in a sequence of three provides technical instruction and practical experience for the installation of tile, marble, and granite using sustainable and green technology techniques. Focus in this competency based course is on granite fabrication and installation. Maintaining its focus on workplace safety, trade mathematics, and employability skills.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Tile Technician/2 (71-55-85) course or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Staff

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Business Education

ACCOUNTING/1

Course Number: 75-15-50

Prepares students to obtain jobs in accounting professions. Students learn accounting applications for proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.  Emphasis is placed on learning about general ledgers, accounts receivable and payable, cash flows, financial statements, payroll, payroll tax preparation, tax filings, and inventory control.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

ACCOUNTING/2

Course Number: 75-15-60

Prepares students to learn integrated accounting technology for proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations with an emphasis on learning financial analysis, and critical thinking to prepare and enhance student employment opportunities in accounting professions. Students will learn about financial statement preparation and analysis, asset management, liabilities analysis, debt and capital financing, and fiscal year analysis.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Accounting/1 (75-15-50) course or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/1: OFFICE PROCEDURES

Course Number: 75-35-50

Prepares students to learn office skills and proper office behavior. Instruction will include learning about office safety, how to use a copy machine, how to send a fax, proper telephone techniques, filing, employability skills, business ethics, attitudes in the workplace, email and mail processing procedures, data records management, and how to make travel arrangements.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/2: BUSINESS ENGLISH

Course Number: 75-35-60

Prepares students to learn proper Business English techniques to use on the job. Emphasis is placed on learning English grammar skills, effective reading and listening skills, spelling and punctuation, business communication, business writing and reporting.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Administrative Assistant/1: Office Procedures (75-35-50).

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/3: BUSINESS MATH

Course Number: 75-35-70

Prepares students to learn all areas of business mathematics to use on the job.  Emphasis is placed on learning addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, and fractions.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Admin. Assistant/2: Business English (75-35-60) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

COMPUTER OPERATION/1: FOUNDATIONS

Course Number: 75-35-80

This course is the first in a series of five, designed for students of all career pathways. Students will learn basic computing and understand the Windows operating system. Students will be given an introduction to keyboarding, word processing and learn electronic file management. Students will learn how to use the internet and how to send an email.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

San Pedro Adult Learning Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

COMPUTER OPERATION/2: INTEGRATED APPLICATIONS

Course Number: 75-35-90

This course is the second in a series of five, designed for students of all career pathways. Students are given an introduction to Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Students will learn how to create and edit documents and spreadsheets; how to apply formatting elements and page layouts; how to produce tables and charts; how to save a document and print it. Students will learn about internet ethics, social media, identity theft, cyberbullying, safe use policies, cyber security, viruses, and spyware applications.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Computer Operation/I: Foundations (75-35-80) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

San Pedro Adult Learning Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

COMPUTER OPERATION/3: DATABASE MANAGEMENT

Course Number: 75-45-60

This course is the third in a series of five, designed for students of all career pathways. Students are given a basic knowledge of database management. Emphasis is placed on basic filing, alphabetical indexing, cross-referencing techniques for on-file documents, application of system commands for file maintenance; the creation, documentation, and protection of functional data files; and understanding key aspects of the Access database program, including record creation, tables, forms, queries, and filtering.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Computer Operation/2: Integrated Applications (75-35-90) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

San Pedro Adult Learning Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

COMPUTER OPERATION/4: PRESENTATIONS

Course Number: 75-45-60

This course is the fourth in a series of five, designed for students of all career pathways. Students are given a basic knowledge of presentation programs. Emphasis is placed on the different types of presentation graphics software, understanding PowerPoint, creating a new presentation using the basic principles of design, formatting objects to edit and improve the presentation graphics, and tips to maximize the effect and utility of the presentation.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Computer Operation/3: Database Management (75-45-50) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

San Pedro Adult Learning Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

COMPUTER OPERATION/5: IC3 CERTIFICATION PREPARATION

Course Number: 75-45-70

This is the final course in a series of five, designed for students of all career pathways. Students are given a basic knowledge of digital literacy (living online, key applications, and computing fundamentals). Students learn testing strategies to successfully pass the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³) exam. The IC³ certificate is internationally recognized and is recommended for students who want to demonstrate to employers they have digital literacy skills.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Computer Operation/4: Presentations (75-45-60) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

San Pedro Adult Learning Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Navarro

TAX PREPARATION

Course Number: 75-15-70

Prepares students to learn tax preparation and principles of taxation, federal, state, and local tax laws, tax characteristics of various business entities, and principles and procedures related to income tax preparation and filing, calculations and deductions.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Licea

Health & Medical Technology

HEALTH INFORMATION TECH/1: TERMINOLOGY

Course Number: 72-85-60

Students learn the anatomy and physiology of the body systems, the corresponding medical terms, pathology and diagnostic procedures related to each system. This course provides practice in the language of medicine through word building, pronunciation and spelling using medical dictionaries and other references.

Prerequisites: Requires employment-level competency in reading, written, and oral communications, and math.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Jackson

HEALTH INFORMATION TECH/2: ELECTRONIC RECORDING AND FILING

Course Number: 76-15-70

This course prepares students for entry-level employment working in physician’soffices, insurance companies, hospitals, and other medical facilities. Students learn basic skills needed to manually and electronically file insurance claims, gives insight to various insurance plans and policies related to reimbursement.

This course meets the certification requirements for the CMAA exam: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant.

Prerequisites: Completion of Health Information Tech/2: Electronic Recording and Filing (75-15-60)

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Jackson

HEALTH INFORMATION TECH/3: INSURANCE AND BILLING

Course Number: 76-15-60

This course introduces students to the daily responsibilities of medical front office staff. Students will gain skills in business communications, appointment scheduling, medical records including legal and ethical responsibilities as it relates to the profession.

This course meets the certification requirements for the CMAA exam: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant.

Prerequisites: Completion of Health Information Tech/1: Terminology

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Jackson

HEALTH INFORMATION TECH/4: DIAGNOSTIC CODING

Course Number: 76-15-80

Students learn the basics of outpatient services, how to review health record information, and apply appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes for the purpose of reimbursement and statistical record keeping.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Health Information Tech/3: Insurance and Billing (76-15-70).

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Jackson

HEALTH INFORMATION TECH/5: AMBULATORY CODING SYSTEMS

Course Number: 76-15-90

This course provides project based experiences in ambulatory coding with an emphasis placed on identifying and applying the coding guidelines in Evaluation and Management (E/M), Anesthesia, Surgery, Pathology/Laboratory, Radiology, and Medicine.

Completion of modules, HIT/1 through HIT/5, meets the certification requirements for the CBCS exam: Certified Billing and Coding Specialist.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Health Information Tech/4: Diagnostic Coding (76-15-80).

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Jackson

Energy, Environment & Utilities

ELECTRICIAN/1: FUNDAMENTALS

Course Number: 72-75-50

This course provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in workplace safety, trade mathematics, fundamental electrical concepts, storage batteries in direct current (DC) circuits, Ohm’s Law, alternating current (AC), and resource management.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Ghanim

ELECTRICIAN/2: WIRING & CODES

Course Number: 72-75-55

This course provides students with instruction and practical experience in electrical wiring and codes.  Students learn safety procedures, permit requirements and code compliance, wiring design and protection, wiring materials and methods, equipment for general use, special occupancies, special equipment, special conditions, communication systems sanctioned by the National Electrical Code (NEC), and interpretation of NEC table data.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Electrician/1: Fundamentals (72-75-50) course.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Ghanim

ELECTRICIAN/3: WIRING TECHNIQUES

Course Number: 72-75-60

This course provides students with instruction on the selection and utilization of electrical instrumentation, proper interpretation of wire color connections, wiring techniques & function of blueprint drawings & prints.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Electrician/2: Wiring & Codes (72-75-55) course.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Ghanim

Information & Communication Technology

A+ CERTIFICATION/1: COMPUTER REPAIR

Course Number: 74-15-50

Students learn installation, repair, and configuration of computer and laptop hardware. Emphasis on system boards, memory, processors, storage devices, graphics, mobile devices and printers.

This course meets CompTIA A+ Essentials Certification exam requirements.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of one of the Computer Operation courses (75-35-80, 75-35-90, 75-45-50, 75-45-60, or (75-45-70) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Le

A+ CERTIFICATION/2: COMPUTER REPAIR

Course Number: 74-15-60

Learn troubleshooting, maintenance, and configuration of computer software and operating systems. Includes Windows 7/10, Linux and Apple Operating Systems.

This course meets CompTIA A+ Essentials Certification exam requirements.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the A+ Certification/1 (74-15-50) course.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Le

A+ CERTIFICATION/3: COMPUTER REPAIR

Course Number: 74-15-70

This course introduces students to computer networks including hardware and TCP/IP protocols. Emphasis on wireless technology, routers, switches and firewall are discussed.

This course meets CompTIA A+ Essentials Certification exam requirements.

Prerequisites: Completion of the A+ Certification/2 (74-15-60) course.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Le

COMPUTER TECHNICIAN: A+ CERTIFICATION (Upgrade)

Course Number: 79-30-90

This course is designed to upgrade student’s existing computer repair skills. Level of instruction assumes student has an advanced working knowledge of troubleshooting, service and support skills with regard to computer repair. Instruction also includes the support/service of printers and laptop computers. This competency-based course prepares students for the A+ Certification Exams in computer repair.

Prerequisites: Completion of the A+ Certification/3 (74-15-70) course.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Le

NETWORKING/1: CERTIFICATION PREPARATION

Course Number: 77-65-50

Students learn Cisco network fundamentals, LAN switching technologies, routing technologies, infrastructure services and infrastructure maintenance.

This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of two courses designed to prepare students to pass the 200-301 CCNA Exam: Cisco Certified Network Associate.

Prerequisites: Completion of A+ Certification 1 and/or demonstrated computer skills and 7.5 reading and math.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Le

NETWORKING/2

Course Number: 77-65-60

This course prepares students for the Cisco Certification exam. Students develop knowledge and skills related to LAN switching technologies, IPV4 and IPV6 routing technologies, and WAN technologies.

This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of two courses designed to prepare students to pass the 200-301 CCNA Exam: Cisco Certified Network Associate.

Prerequisites: Completion of Networking 1 (77-65-50)

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Le

NETWORK CONTROL OPERATOR

Course Number: 77-65-60

This course introduces students to network administration. Provides a review of the microcomputer DOS, Windows and understanding of the relationship of desktop hardware and software to the network.

Prerequisites: Completion of Networking 2 (77-65-60).

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Le

Manufacturing Development

WELDING/1

Course Number: 77-95-50

Learn basic welding techniques and gain practical experience in surface welds, oxyacetylene cutting, brazing, welding tubing, and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW).Instruction incorporates principles of sustainable and green technology, trade mathematics, welding symbols and codes, welding metallurgy, tools, equipment, workplace safety, resource management, and employability skills.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Watkins

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Cerda

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Langarica

WELDING/2

Course Number: 77-95-60

Learn technical instruction and practical experience in advanced techniques in welding and cutting processes, such as, plasma arc cutting, fillet welds, weld joints. It covers advanced trade mathematics, equipment and processes, workplace safety policies and procedures, resource management, welding metallurgy, entrepreneurship, and employability skills

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Welding/1 (77-95-50) course or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Watkins

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Cerda

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Langarica

WELDING/3

Course Number: 77-95-70

Learn advanced welding techniques of sustainable and green technology and practical experience in welding. Receive technical instruction in advanced shielded metal arc welding, in flux-core arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, groove welds, and carbon arc cutting. The course offers an introduction to fabrication & robotic welding.

This competency-based course is designed to prepare students for the City of Los Angeles Departmental Welding Exam and meets the requirements from the American Welding Society (AWS).

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Welding/2 (77-95-60) course or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Watkins

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Cerda

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Langarica

Transportation

AUTO TECH: DIESEL/1

Course Number: 79-90-55

The course provides instruction in Electronic/Mechanical Diesel engine operation; Training and practical experience with “Certified Clean Idle” vehicles.

This competency-based course is one in a sequence of three courses designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Auto Tech: Engine Repair (79-90-73) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Cochran

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: DIESEL/2

Course Number: 79-90-57

The course prepares students in Diesel Engine diagnosis and repair; Instruction and practical use of Diagnostic Tools/Trouble codes.

This competency-based course is one in a sequence of three courses designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Auto Tech: Diesel/1 (79-90-55) course or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Cochran

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: DRIVE TRAIN

Course Number: 79-90-59

The course offers instruction in the area of Drive-Train diagnostics and repair; Training and practical experience with ABS air brakes; drive axle, fifth wheels, transmission, truck & transport refrigeration.

This competency-based course is one in a sequence of three courses designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Auto Tech: Diesel/2 (79-90-57) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Cochran

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: BRAKES

Course Number: 79-90-53

Learn brake diagnosis and repair: general, hydraulic system, drum brake, disc brake, power assist units, wheel bearings, parking brakes, electronic brake, & control systems. This course is designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Completion of the Auto Tech: 1 & 2 or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS/1

Course Number: 79-90-53

Learn brake diagnosis and repair: general, hydraulic system, drum brake, disc brake, power assist units, wheel bearings, parking brakes, electronic brake, & control systems. This course is designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Completion of the Auto Tech: 1 & 2 or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS/1

Course Number: 79-90-53

Learn brake diagnosis and repair: general, hydraulic system, drum brake, disc brake, power assist units, wheel bearings, parking brakes, electronic brake, & control systems. This course is designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Completion of the Auto Tech: 1 & 2 or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS/2

Course Number: 79-90-63

The course provides instruction in sustainable and green vehicle technologies. Emphasis on, electrical & electronic diagnosis & repair. This course is designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Auto Tech: Electrical and Electronics 1 or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: ENGINE PERFORMANCE/1

Course Number: 79-90-69

Learn engine performance diagnosis and repair: general, computerized engine controls, and ignition system. Students are introduced to the different engine designs, automotive electricity, hybrid vehicles, and alternatives fuel vehicles.

This competency-based course is one in a sequence of courses designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: ENGINE PERFORMANCE/2

Course Number: 79-90-71

Learn engine performance with an emphasis on fuel, air induction, exhaust systems, emission control systems, and engine-related service. This course provides a review of engine design, electricity, hybrid vehicles & alternative fuel vehicles.

This competency-based course is one in a sequence of courses designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Auto Tech: Engine Performance/1 (79-90-69) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: ENGINE REPAIR

Course Number: 79-90-73

Learn engine repair on general engines, cylinder head and valve train, engine block assembly, and lubrication & cooling systems.

This competency-based course is one in a sequence of courses designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

AUTO TECH: SUSPENSION AND STEERING

Course Number: 79-90-79

Students learn suspension and steering diagnosis and repair with emphasis on components, related steering and suspension, wheels, tires, and wheel alignment.

This competency-based course is one in a sequence of courses designed to meet the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Program Certification Standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Auto Tech: Engine Repair (79-90-73) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

TECHNOLOGY/1: AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS

Course Number: 79-90-83

This course provides instruction on domestic car engine designs, engine cooling systems, engine lubrication systems, automotive electricity, charging systems, and starting systems.

Prerequisites: Requires employment-level competency in reading, written and oral communications, and math.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

TECHNOLOGY/2: AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS

Course Number: 79-90-85

This course provides instruction on foreign car engine designs, the ignition systems, exhaust systems, emission control, major engine operations, and alternative power sources for automobiles.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Technology/1: Automotive Systems (79-90-83) or instructor’s permission.

Harbor Occupational Center

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Elias

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

EMISSIONS CONTROL/1

Course Number: 79-90-65

Students learn techniques in the following areas of emission control: vehicle testing, On Board Diagnosis (OBD) II systems tests and diagnostics, malfunction indicator light (MIL) trouble codes, main monitors and readiness tests.

THIS COURSE MEETS THE BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REGULATION (BAR) STANDARDS FOR THE ADVANCE CLEAN AIR COURSE TO BECOME LICENSED EMISSION SPECIALIST.

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule

EMISSIONS CONTROL/2

Course Number: 79-90-67

This course provides students with techniques in the following areas of emission control: NOx emissions, DSO, loaded mode emissions, catalytic converter, and BAR-97 EIS testing procedures for the Enhanced Area Program.

THIS COURSE MEETS THE BUREAU OF AUTOMOTIVE REGULATION (BAR) STANDARDS FOR THE ADVANCED CLEAN AIR COURSE TO BECOME LICENSED EMISSION SPECIALIST.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Emissions Control/1 (79-90-65) or instructor’s permission.

Fort Macarthur

Hybrid instruction: In-Person / Online |     Instructor     | Casasola

* Managed Enrollment Cohort Schedule