Automotive Brake and Suspension Certificate

Curriculum AUT.BRK.CERT (C447B)

The Brake and Suspension certificate is designed to provide the student with skills necessary for entry-level employment at a brake and suspension repair facility.

Program does not include all of the high-tech courses necessary for today’s master technician.

Instruction includes complete brake system servicing, use of lathes for disc and drum machining, asbestos safety control, front-end alignment, active suspension and steering system diagnosis and repair.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Automotive Brake and Suspension Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • demonstrate industry knowledge through safety OSHA, EPA practices and procedures;
  • analyze brake problems and/or suspension symptoms through systematic diagnosis and proper procedures;
  • explain complex brake systems as well as suspension’s theory applied to a specific make and model; and
  • apply appropriate NATEF systematic approaches and strategies when diagnosing or repairing brakes or suspension systems.

Semester One

AUT 112Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 credits

AUT 114 #Fuel Management Systems

4 credits

AUT 127 #Automotive Electricity & Electronics I

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:11

Semester Two

AUT 136 #Brakes Systems

4 credits

AUT 240 #Steering, Suspension and Alignment

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 19

See AUT course descriptions.

Coordinator: Stewart Sikora, Ext. 3279

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/AutomotiveBrakeandSuspensionCertificate/47.0604-Gedt.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-160, or send an email to: finaid@triton.edu.