Automotive Steering and Suspension

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Automotive Steering and Suspension provides individuals with the technical knowledge and skills needed by automotive technicians specializing in the area of steering and suspension. The curriculum within this certificate aligns with the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Automobile and Light Truck Certification A4 Test.

See program advisor for additional certificate offerings. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Automotive Service is also available.


Academic Plan Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2019 Fall
Award notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Students must earn a grade of C or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
ASE141Steering, Suspension and Pre-Alignment (2) OR
ASE141AUSteering, Suspension and Pre-Alignment (2)2
ASE241Advanced Steering, Suspension and Alignment (2) OR
ASE241AUAdvanced Steering, Suspension and Alignment (2)2
  • Demonstrate safe personal and workplace habits according to industry standards. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Comply with federal, state and local regulations with respect to the handling, storage, recycling and disposal of hazardous and toxic materials. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Locate and interpret appropriate service information. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Apply industry relevant strategies to properly diagnose the root cause of customer reported concerns in automotive steering and suspension. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Apply industry relevant procedures to properly repair automotive steering and suspension. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Apply industry relevant procedures to properly service automotive steering and suspension. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Prepare the vehicle for delivery to the customer according to industry standards. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Use, maintain, and store automotive tools, equipment and workspace according to professional standards. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Practice industry accepted ethical behavior. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Demonstrate industry standard professionalism that includes dress, attendance, communication and customer service. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Effectively communicate with diverse audiences orally, visually, and in writing. (ASE141++, ASE241++)
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and adapt in an evolving technical environment. (ASE141++, ASE241++)

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