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Catalog 2015-16 
Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Brake and Suspension Specialist Certificate

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Statewide Program


Program Coordinator:

Catonsville Campus, Greg Weller, 443-840-4669 or

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.


Program Requirements and Electives - 12 Credits

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 12*

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.


Program Description

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.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. successfully complete ASE testing for Brakes and Suspension Certification;
  2. diagnose and repair brakes and related systems; and
  3. use necessary machinery to refinish brake system parts.

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