Alignment Fundamentals Badge Details
Wheel service and alignment are among the most in-demand specialties in the automotive industry, and many service centers lack on-site, trained specialists. Technicians with this certification are widely recognized for their advanced training and hands-on experience. The course provides lab exercises for training on professional-grade alignment systems. Students who successfully complete the course obtain the training and professionalism required to be safe, accurate and proficient on the job.
- Understand the Axis Coordinate Measurement System.
- Describe the primary measurements of caster, camber, and toe and their effect on vehicle wheel alignments.
- Describe the secondary measurements of thrust angle, SAI, scrub radius, toe out on turns, and setback and their effect on vehicle wheel alignments.
- Describe the three different types of wheel alignments and when they should be performed and know how to perform a pre-alignment inspection.