Automotive Resource Center

Creating a network for smog check professionals.

The California Automotive Resource Center (CalARC) is a hub for students and professionals in the automotive industry. This site offers resources to help automotive professionals advance their career and education, locate training programs and certification courses, find job opportunities in their region, or join a community to connect with other automotive professionals throughout the state.

CalARC Features


Forums help people in the automotive industry to connect with each other and share information. They can create groups based on region, profession, or expertise. CalARC forums are an easy way to learn about upcoming training and development opportunities, swap tips and tricks, and stay up to date on industry trends.


Careers is geared toward professionals of all skill level in the automotive industry, and simplifies the process of finding open positions and advancing career training. Features like the application manager and job alert settings make it easy to create a customized search.


The CalARC training center provides information about all levels of training, from the basics on where programs are offered and what to enroll in to information on licensing and recertification requirements.

Ask & Answer 

Ask & Answer is a way for professionals to connect and get answers to questions about jobs, education, and the automotive industry. This is as an opportunity for automotive professionals to connect with people from around the state who have similar goals and backgrounds.

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Iris Aguilar
Senior Director, Equity and Community Impact
T: 916.325.1858


Foundation for California
Community Colleges

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Sacramento, CA 95811

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