Automotive Suspensions & Control Systems


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1 Year Program

Graduate from high school with employability skills related to your educational and career goals

A challenging one-year program that emphasizes computerized four-wheel alignment, diagnosis and repair of steering and suspension system, along with ABS disc- and drum brakes. Expect a rigorous classroom curriculum, with loads of hands on work in the lab.

If that is not enough, this class has the added bonus of the marketing and retail aspects of the automotive industry! You will have the opportunity to develop marketing displays, sales and customer relations skills, along with ordering, billing, and parts inventory tracking.

Career Paths:  Automotive Dealerships, Retail Sales, Customer Service, Auto Parts, Small Business OwnershipS

3 high school credits for each year and college credits while still in high school

Articulation Agreements:

  • Central Maine Community College – Brakes; AUT-110  –  2 credits
  • Central Maine Community College – Suspension & Alignment; AUT-120  –  2 credits
  • Central Maine Community College – State Inspection; AUT-200  –  1 credit
  • Washington County Community College – Maine State Inspection; MET-123
  • Washington County Community College – Brakes 1; MET-116
  • Washington County Community College – Suspension & Steering 1; MET-118
  • Universal Technical Institute – Maximum of 4 MTP courses may be challenged
  • Northern Maine Community College – Occupational Safety; SAE-117  –  1 credit

Dual Enrollment Agreements:

  • Central Maine Community College – Brakes 1; AUT-110  –  2 credits
  • Central Maine Community College – Suspension & Alignment; AUT-120  2 credits
  • Northern Maine Community College – Occupational Safety; SAE-117  –  1 credit

For a complete list of the Program of Studies Agreements, please click here.

National/State Certifications/Licenses

  • Preparation for ASE Certification Exam
  • Preparation for Maine Motor Vehicle Inspection  License Exam
  • OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Safety & Health Certificate
  • Ford AAA Troubleshooting Contest

Colleges and post secondary programs affiliated with this program include but are not limited to the following:

  • Eastern Maine Community College
  • Central Maine Community College
  • Northern Maine Community College
  • Southern Maine Community College
  • Washington County Community College
  • University of Southern Maine
  • Apprenticeships
  • AYES

Requirements

Prerequisites Academic Courses:

  • Algebra 1
  • Grade level English, science, and reading coursework.

Instructors

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Paul Jones

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Details

Schedule

This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri from 8:30 am to 1:45 pm.

Location

This course is held at United Technologies Center .

Other Information

Course ID: AUS