Auto Mechanics

Short course introduction

  • The Auto Mechanics programs prepares students to perform preventative and corrective mechanic work, inspect vehicles with the goal of identifying, finding the cause and the source of the operating problem. Students learn how to perform repairs, replace parts and make adjustments on different vehicle systems.

Course Content with Hours and Credit Breakdown

Statement of competency Hours Credits
Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process 15 1
Avoid health, safety and environmental hazards 30 2
Find technical information about motor vehicles 45 3
Performing heating, welding and cutting operations 45 3
Do shop work 75 5
Establish interpersonal relationship at work 30 2
Inspect internal combustion engines 75 5
Repair internal combustion engines 90 6
Inspect road-holding systems 60 4
Repair road-holding systems 90 6
Inspect electronic systems 90 6
Repair lighting systems 60 4
Inspect basic computer-controlled systems 60 4
Inspect transmission systems 90 6
Repair transmission systems 105 7
Inspect starting and charging systems and electromagnetic accessories 75 5
Repair starting and charging systems and electromagnetic accessories 75 5
Inspect engine and passenger compartment temperature control systems 45 3
Maintain and repair engine and passenger compartment temperature control systems 45 3
Inspect active and passive safety systems 45 3
Repair active and passive safety systems 60 4
Do general maintenance on a motor vehicle 60 4
Inspect electronic ignition systems 60 4
Repair electronic ignition systems 60 4
Inspect electronic injection and antipollution systems 60 5
Maintain and repair electronic injection and antipollution systems 75 5
Inspect the drive train 75 5
Carry out a job search 15 1
Enter the work force 90 6
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