Automotive Technology Certificate – Brake and Alignment Specialist


The Automotive Technology Certificate – Brake and Alignment Specialist program is designed to prepare students for employment as automotive brake and alignment technicians. Training is given in theory and practical skills. Directed practical work is given in areas of automotive maintenance and repair under simulated on-the-job conditions. Particular emphasis is placed on those competencies required of brake, suspension, and alignment technicians. The program will provide the student the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills demanded of the modern automotive brake, suspension, and alignment technician. The sequence in which courses are taken may be modified to meet individual needs. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a minimum grade of “C”. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (16 units):
AT 130 CAuto Chassis and Brake Systems12
AT 105 CAutomotive Electrical I4
Total Units16