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Undercar Specialist Certificate

This certificate is designed to enhance the skills of experienced technicians who strive to become ASE certified or as starting point for students who wish to attain marketable automotive technician skills.

Students will learn skills for the immediate entry into the job market as a brake, suspension and general automotive specialist technician.

Students who complete the certificate are prepared to take the ASE certification exam in the areas of automotive brakes and suspension.

Fall 1

Course Description

This course is an introduction into automotive maintenance. Topics will include basic tool usage, shop safety, fluid service, tires, basic electrical and automotive systems theory.

Classroom Hours: 1


AUT 111
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of the fundamentals of hydraulics and brake components in their application to automotive brake systems.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 6


Course Description

This course is the study of the fundamentals of steering, suspension and alignment and includes inspection, diagnostics, maintenance and repair of systems.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 6


SPRING

Course Description

This course is a study of the proper selection, care, and use of tools and equipment, including proper use of service and reference manuals and guides.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 3


AUT 222
Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is a review of alignment angles and adjusting procedures used in four wheel alignment, including the use of four wheel alignment equipment.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

AUT 124


AUT 211
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of four wheel anti-lock brakes and rear anti-lock brakes, including operation of system, diagnosis, service, and repair.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 6

Course Prerequisites

AUT 111