Suspension & Steering

Program Description

The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as Automotive Service Technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field.

Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic course work. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/ transaxles, engine repair, climate control and manual drive trains.

The Automotive Systems Technology Program is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified program under the standards set by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). This certification provides a means of identifying quality programs meeting national standards. Students are assured that training received is current, complete and applicable. Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive industry.

Contact
JAMES
GIBBS
A.A.S.
Program Head of Transportation Technologies
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
Room:
4104
(252) 738-3204
Program Name Credit Hours Program Type
Automotive Systems Technology Diploma 69-70
Automotive Systems Technology A.A.S. 69-70
Electrical Systems Certificate 69-70
Suspension & Steering Certificate 69-70
Degree
Certificate
Diploma
Workforce Training

Program Details

Discover the specifics of our programs, including required courses, course sequence, pathways, and learning outcomes.

  1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in maintaining professionalism.
  2. Students will demonstrate proficiency in theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive engines.
  3. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the theory, diagnosis and repair of Electrical/Electronic Systems.
  4. Students will demonstrate proficiency in theory, diagnosis and repair of engine performance.
  5. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the theory, diagnosis and repair of powertrain.
  6. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the theory, diagnosis, and repair of suspension and steering.
  7. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the theory, diagnosis and repair of automotive brakes.
  8. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the theory, diagnosis and repair of Man Transm/Transax repair.
  9. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the theory, diagnosis, automotive safety and emissions.
  10. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the theory of auto climate control.
  11. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the theory, diagnosis and repair of Auto Transm/Transax repair.