Automotive Steering, Suspension, and Alignment Certificate of Achievement

The emphasis of the Automotive 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 comply with National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), meet the standards of National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), and integrate Mopar College Automotive Program (CAP) Local levels 0 and 1 online coursework. 

Semester 1

Course Code Title Units
AUTO 010 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4
AUTO 011B Auto Electronics & Electrical Systems 4
AUTO 045A Intro to Alternative Fuel Vehicles 2
AUTO 093A Intro to Light & Medium Duty Diesel Systems 2

Semester 2

Course Code Title Units
AUTO 012A Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems 4
AUTO 095A Automotive Technology Work Experience 2