Car Mechanic Training (Free Online Course With Certificate)
Alison Free Online Learning
1 - 3 hour
Full time, Part time
Earliest start date
* free online course
In this free online vehicle mechanic training course, you become familiar with the parts that make up a standard motor vehicle. We explore the systems that make up an automobile and explain when they require maintenance. We analyze the costs and considerations that arise when you buy a car so this course can save you time and money as we help prepare you to successfully maintain your vehicle.
This is a free online course with a certificate. Interested? Simply click the button and start today.
This Free Online Course Includes:
- 1.5-3 Hours of Learning
- CPD Accreditation
- Final Assessment
All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world.
Your Alison Certificate is:
- Ideal for sharing with potential employers
- Include it in your CV, professional social media profiles, and job applications.
- An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill & achieve high results.
- An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning.
Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:
- Digital Certificate: a downloadable Certificate in PDF format immediately available to you when you complete your purchase.
- Certificate: a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with free shipping.
- Framed Certificate: a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with free shipping.
Scholarships and Funding
As we are an online platform, we do not offer degrees or scholarships.
This free online course introduces you to car mechanics and we begin with important safety rules that should be followed when you are working on a car that can help you avoid elements and components that are potentially harmful to the body. We unpack the general maintenance of your vehicle, starting with the contents of the owner's manual, the location of the vehicle identification number and the various liquids and fuses that can be found in a car. We then study the dashboard warning lights, which can vary from car to car, as you learn what they mean and what to do when they illuminate. This can help keep you safe while driving and save you money and parts during repairs.
Do you know how to measure tire tread to gauge when a tire needs to be replaced? We can help you to understand the specifications set on a vehicle, the angle measurements used in tire alignment and how to compare older and modern tyres as you conduct the ‘penny tire test’. We go through the history, repeating stages and main components of the internal combustion engine and discuss the main function and characteristics of engine oil. This brings us to a vehicle’s systems, starting with cooling, as we move on to the car’s main components and how they’ve changed since the 1970s. We examine the spark plug gap and the electrical system and wrap up this section with a close study of the fuel system.
This course explains the drivetrain and outlines the unique liquids that are only used for these specific parts. We then address the brakes and their variations before investigating the anti-lock braking systems found in most modern cars. The course wraps up with a deep dive into the process of buying a car, starting with costs and factors that can drive up your insurance premiums. We cover the legal requirements for caring for a vehicle and finish with a lesson on how to decide what vehicle best suits your needs. This free online car mechanics course offers you a solid understanding of the basics when it comes to maintaining, repairing or simply driving your vehicle. It can also help you enter the lucrative field of motor mechanics so sign up to keep driving safely.
Car Mechanic Training
In this module, you will be introduced to the basics of car maintenance. This will include safety rules for working on a car, the look and meaning of warning lights on your dashboard and the history behind the internal combustion engine. You will study the importance of the vehicle owner's manual, found in every vehicle, which includes vehicle component layouts and vehicle maintenance guidelines. You will also learn about the costs and considerations that come with the process of buying a car.
What You Will Learn In This Free Course
- Analyze the cooling, electrical and fuel systems of a vehicle.
- Summarize safety rules for working on a vehicle.
- Outline the recommendations and guidelines found in your vehicle owner's manual.
- Identify the warning lights on your vehicle's dashboard.
- Discuss the costs and factors involved in buying a car.
- Describe the brakes and tyres of a car and how to replace them.
Complete This CPD Accredited Course & Get Your Certificate!
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Careers related to this course:
- Auto Mechanic
- Maintenance Mechanic