Steering, Suspension, & Alignment Certificate of Achievement
The emphasis of the Steering, Suspension, & Alignment Certificate is on vehicle steering & suspension systems including their basic operation, function, service, and maintenance. The systems include base brakes, anti-lock brakes, and various types of front and rear suspension systems, as well as four-wheel alignment.
This certificate is designed to prepare students and incumbent employees for entry-level positions at local automotive dealerships, independent repair facilities, national repair chains, fleets, and parts suppliers. The applicable courses are National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) compliant, meet the standards of National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), and integrate Mopar College Automotive Program (CAP) Local levels 0 and 1 online coursework.
|AUTO 010||Introduction To Automotive Technology||4|
|AUTO 011B||Auto Electronics & Electrical Systems||4|
|AUTO 012A||Automotive Steering & Suspension||4|
|AUTO 095A||Automotive Technology Work Experience 1||2|
|Select 4 units from the following:||4|
|Automotive Braking Systems|
|Automotive Engine Management|
|Advanced Engine Management|
|Automotive Manual Transmissions and Drive Train Systems|
|Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles|
|Automotive Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning|
|Automotive Diagnosis And Troubleshooting|
|Hybrid, Fuel-Cell & Electric Technology|
|Basic & Advanced Clean Air Car Course|
|Automotive Technology Work Experience (1-2 units in addition to required) 1|
|Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I|
|Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Electricity I|
|Oxy-Acetylene Gas Welding|
For extenuating circumstances, as deemed by the automotive advisor, work experience may be fulfilled through a special shop project or an appropriate elective.