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Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Brakes Certificate

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Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-semester Certificate in Brakes and enter the workforce. Students explore all phases of automobile brake diagnosis and repair procedures. This certificate program covers the basic operation of automotive braking systems, including the operation, diagnosis, and basic repair of disc brakes, drum brakes, and basic hydraulic systems. Students will be prepared to work on modern automotive braking systems, including operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of the anti-lock braking systems, power assist units and machine operations. This certificate prepares students for career paths with automotive repair shops and dealerships.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ASE 102Intro to the Automotive Shop


ASE 120Basic Automotive Electricity


ASE 110Automotive Brake Service I


ASE 111Automotive Brake Service II


ASE 210Automotive Power and ABS Brake Systems


Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 10