Mechanics B30

Course Description

Learners will examine the inner workings of the automobile with a focus on the drivetrain.

This 50 hour theory component is combined with a 50 hour work placement. The work placement component must be set up with the school Career and Work Exploration teacher and provides the learner with hands-on experience in the automotive repair industry. This is an advanced level course that requires learners to demonstrate practical skills in combination with automotive repair theory.

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

Units of Study

  • Storage Batteries
  • Headlights
  • Minor Body Service
  • Suspension and Steering Systems
  • Radiators and Coolants
  • Exhaust Systems

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

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

Obtained by Student

Any necessary workplace attire/materials (e.g. work boots, tools, etc.)

Suggested Career Pathways

  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Parts
  • Service Writer


Mechanics 10 (Level 20 Mechanics recommended)

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


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

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Grade 12

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