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Undercar Specialist Certificate

Student working under car on lift in Automotive Lab

Prepare for or advance your career in the automotive service industry as a brake, suspension, steering, and alignment technician. You'll also be prepared to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam for A-4 (Suspension and Steering) and A-5 (Brakes).

Courses taken toward this certificate may also be applied to the automotive technology associate's degree.

Program Outcomes

 

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Obtain gainful employment in the automotive service and repair (or related) industry.
  • Complete successfully the following National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) automobile technician certification exams: A-4 (Suspension and Steering) and A-5 (Brakes).

Program Advising Guide

Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans. 

Careers

For some positions listed, a bachelor's degree or higher may be required. Use the Career and Program Explorer to see a full report for this career field. See links below chart for further guidance and/or connect with a Program Advisor to discuss career goals.

Specialists often find work in new vehicle dealerships, independent automobile repair facilities, vehicle fleet maintenance, and government agencies, or in performance, upfitter, and after-market installer shops.

  • MC Student Employment Services: Speak with the Student Employment Specialist for help with resume writing, interviewing, setting up a College Central Network (CCN)new window account and other job search topics.
  • Career Coach: Explore Career Coach to learn more about this career and/or discover related majors and in-demand careers based on your current interests! Take a Career Assessment and then browse careers and job opportunities in the area.

Curriculum

 

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