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Brake and Suspension

Career & Technical Certificate

Important Information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program.


KC’s Brake and Suspension Certificate prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles and light trucks. Through classroom instruction and hands-on training, you will learn how to diagnose, service and repair brake systems and suspension and steering.

Graduates of this pathway will be required to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Students who complete the Automotive Technology Brakes and Suspension Certificate are almost halfway to earning a college Diploma in Automotive Technology AAS degree. The students will have earned 17 of the 73 semester hours of credit required for the Degree.

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Program Outcomes

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.
  • Use necessary machinery to refinish brake system parts.

What You Can Do

  • Steering, Brake, and Suspension Technician
  • Lubrication Specialist
  • Mechanic Helper

Program Details

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Automotive Faculty

Charles DeBernardi

Charles DeBernardi

Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology
Jesse Eagan

Jesse Eagan

Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology

Contact Us

Charles DeBernardi

Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology

Phone  |  618-545-3369

Admissions

Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

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