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 twice annually at selected sites throughout the United States including Midlands Technical College.

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Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid 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.

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.

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.

      Total Credit Hours 9
      Estimated Cost
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