Mechanics 10 - With Work Placement

Course Description

Learners will examine the inner workings of the automobile. The 75 hour theory component is combined with a 25 hour work placement. The work placement component must be set up with the school Career and Work Exploration teacher and provides the student with hands-on experience in the automotive repair industry.

All learners, parents, mentors and, where appropriate, school-based administrators are encouraged to familiarize themselves with our work placement policies.

Units of Study

  • Introduction to the Automobile
  • Engines
  • Safety and Hazardous Materials
  • Information Processes
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Fasteners and Gaskets
  • Cleaning Techniques
  • Oils and Lubricants
  • Tires
  • Career Opportunities

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

E-text - Modern Automotive Technology - 7th Edition, Duffy, James E.

Obtained by Student


Suggested Career Pathways

  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Parts
  • Service Writer



Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


This course requires a midterm and a final exam to be supervised by a proctor

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