Automotive Brake and Suspension Specialist Certificate, Credit Certificate
Individuals successfully completing this certificate will be ready for employment opportunities in the automotive repair industry such as brake technician, suspension technician and wheel alignment technician. Global options are available full-time weekday, and part-time weeknights and/or Friday/Saturday, with starts throughout the year.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
- successfully complete ASE testing for Brakes and Suspension Certification;
- diagnose and repair brakes and related systems; and
- use necessary machinery to refinish brake system parts.
Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 17*
This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.
- AUTO 100 - Introduction to Automotive Technology
- AUTO 126 - Repairing Automotive Brake Systems
- AUTO 131 - Servicing Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems
Individuals successfully completing this certificate will be ready for employment opportunities in the automotive repair industry such as brake technician, suspension technician and wheel alignment technician.
Type of Credential
Contacts and Additional Information
General Motors ASEP at CCBC Catonsville
Harold Babb, 443-840-4680 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ford Motor Company ASSET at CCBC Catonsville
Tony Prescott, 443-840-4360 or email@example.com
Nissan NTTA at CCBC Catonsville
Kevin McCauley, 443-840-4471 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Global Automotive Technology, including a Chrysler Affiliated Opportunity and/or Automotive Certificate programs at CCBC Catonsville
Ryan Washington, 443-840-4969 or email@example.com
- Statewide Program
- Classes offered only at the Catonsville campus
- Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - Several General Education classes offer PLA. See Portfolio, Departmental Exam, CLEP, DSST, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate. General education classes are required for associate degrees but not for certificates.
- Articulation and Transfer Agreements
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Courses Needed for This Program*
Program Requirements and Electives - 17 Credits
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.