Cypress College Automotive Technology Program

Cypress College Automotive Technology Program


[Music] well when it’s out here I were watching cars at the same time I was going to Cypress College and then I thought to become a looked at right now my status in Toyota is MVP master diagnosed definition the pops up here automation well until I went to sleep at college I really wasn’t into school didn’t like you know English math or classes they’re going straight in the CPM which is all automotive classes I loved it because of good job i cabled to make a down payment and got my first house life is fantastic you know I’m working a lot don’t go into school a lot but it helped Mia for my wedding my husband’s got her own house we have four project cars at home that we have plenty of time and extra money to put towards them you sit if you graduate from this program you’re set because you get to know the car I’m hoping to be a shop foreman pretty soon in the Dow in two or three years this job really support me to do everything that I like [Music] there’s always a need for a good train mechanic what we really need is people who have troubleshooting skills and the skills they learn in this program help the students be really successful in the workplace there’s nowhere near enough master and master diagnostic texts out there assess but if I could give one of the thirty technicians they would take them if you are interested in electronics and computers there’s no bigger industry right now than the automotive industry the silicon valley’s becomes a new hub every car company has an office in Silicon Valley and so there’s really good opportunities for people who know the tech side previously working on cars meant getting dirty and in working kind of in a dungeon and that’s not really the case anymore it’s not just wrenching you could do a lot of different things you know you could work for companies developing curriculum you could work for Toyota doing you know research R&D there’s a lot of apathy it’s not just wrenching [Music] students come more prepared from this school than any of the other schools that I’ve ever worked at we have our general program we have our toyota program and now recently we have a tesla program they only want the best and they know that when they come to Cyprus and ask for our best that’s going to be diba there’s great equipment in a shop a lot of places don’t offer you that kind of equipment you can use and be able to come here to a place like this and know how to use it they have different core classes for every you know ASE really break transmission diagnosing electrical kind of everything I’ve taken six classes and I’ve got in every ASE whatever it’s left what makes Cyprus unique is that you don’t just take it you don’t take a suspension class that’s four units and then a break class is for you too many steering classes four units we put them all together so you have a twelve unit class that’s brake steering and suspension what that allows us to do is to have a extensive lab period a student who’s going to come to Cyprus and complete the entire program and end with their certificate or their associate’s degree would cover every area of the car [Music] everybody here who wants to work is working master techs are anywhere in the sixty five to eighty thousand dollar range I know master diagnostic tech the dealers and independent pair shops in wave make in the neighborhood of 125 to 150 thousand dollars a years private schools a lotta money for example a nine month program had a private school if nearby is a little over thirty three thousand dollars financially it’s fantastic you know I didn’t walk out with any debt when I came out a lot faster to college and I already had experience that got me right into a job I have friends now that are still they graduated a year ago and are still not in the field they want they’re not making the money they want this program kind of fast-tracked me to the life that I wanted without putting me in debt I mean who can graduate with a two-year degree and within two or three years be making sixty to seventy thousand dollars and not have any debt associated with that if you really do love this the field it will pay off for you in the end [Music]


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *