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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Apex Technical School | Evaluated Learning Experience

2.Automotive Chassis

Location: 
24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City , NY.
Length: 

Version 1 and 2: 900 hours total. Each segment 150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 75 hours of supervised shop experience.

Dates: 

Version 1: January 1999 - December 2010. Version 2: January 2011 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: balance a wheel assembly; install and repair tires; explain the operation of an automotive brake system; reface brake rotors and drums; describe the components and operation of linkage type and rack and pinion steering systems; inspect and service wheel bearings; service suspension systems, including springs, struts, ball joints, and bushings; use appropriate safety procedures.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: chassis shop equipment; tires and service; steering systems; wheel bearings; suspension systems; brake systems; safety procedures.

Credit recommendation: 

For Automotive Service and Repair program credit recommendations, refer to Course 6. Automotive Performance. 

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