Automotive Brake, Suspension, and Steering Repair

Academic Certificate

Overview

The Automotive Brake, Suspension, and Steering Repair Academic Certificate curriculum at Midlands Technical College provides students with an up-to-date training program that will develop their knowledge of all phases of suspension and brake service through hands-on training.

MTC also prepares students to become certified in Brakes and Steering and Suspension by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.). A.S.E. is nationally recognized by the automotive industry as the foremost organization for professional certification. Certification examinations are administered many times throughout the year at selected Prometric sites throughout the United States.

How to Enroll

To pursue this degree, you must apply to MTC using our online application.

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Sample Program Plan and Costs

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(9 Credit Hours)
AUT-112 Braking Systems

Braking Systems

ID: AUT-112

Credit Hours: 4

This course covers hydro-boost power brakes and vacuum power brakes as well as master cylinders and caliper rebuilding.

4
AUT-221 Suspension and Steering Diagnosis

Suspension and Steering Diagnosis

ID: AUT-221

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers the diagnosis and repair of front and rear suspension, using suspension diagnostic charts, shop manuals, and alignment equipment.

3
AUT-222 Four Wheel Alignment

Four Wheel Alignment

ID: AUT-222

Credit Hours: 2

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

2
  Total Credit Hours 9
  Estimated Cost
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$1,602.00
Not including fees and equipment