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.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

AUT 112

Introduction to Automotive Technology

3

 

AUT 114

Fuel Management Systems

4

 

AUT 127

Automotive Electricity & Electronics I

4

 

 

 

11

Semester Two

#

AUT 136

Brake, Hardware & Chassis Repair

4

#

AUT 240

Steering, Suspension & Alignment

4

#

AUT 280

Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Fundamentals

2

 

 

 

10

 

 

Total semester credits

21

See AUT course descriptions.

Coordinator: William O'Connell, Ext. 3453

Gainful Employment

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

Curriculum

Curriculum Title

CIPS Code

AUT.BRK.CERT

(C447B)

AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE & SUSPENSION CERTIFICATE

47 0604

# of Graduates

# of Graduates Completing
On-Time

% Completing
On-Time

1

1

NA

Avg. Program Tuition Cost

Avg. Program Book Cost

Total Program Costs*

$ 2,478.00

$ 914.00

$ 3,392.00

Program Length
in Semesters

Program Credit

Hours

Median Loan

Debt

2

21

NA

SOC Code

SOC Description
(Associated Program Occupation(s))

Occupational Summary
(ONET webpage)

492093

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-2093.00

492096

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-2096.00

493023

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-3023.00

*Transportation, personal expenses, and room and board costs are not included in the information above, but may apply to some students.

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.