The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Automotive Technology: Brakes, Steering and Suspension Specialist Skills Certificate offers an in-depth study of drivetrain systems, including operation, diagnosis, service and overhaul of most automatic and manual transmissions and trans axles, drive axles and all wheel drive systems. Diagnosis of modern drivetrain systems is emphasized.
The certificate prepares students to pass the A2 and A3 ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification exams.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate the knowledge needed to pass the A.S.E. Brake, Suspension, and Steering certificate exams.
Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program can view the recommended course sequence