Call: (306) 252-1000

Mechanics A30 - 8957

Pre-Requisite: Mechanics 10 (Level 20 Mechanics recommended) 

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous

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 Study. The Work Study component is set up with the school Career and Work Exploration teacher and provides the student 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:

  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Alternators
  • Charging System
  • Starting System
  • Ignition System
  • Fuel System
  • Exhaust Systems

Supplied Resources

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

Required Resources

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

Suggested Career Pathways

  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Parts
  • Service Writer



Instructor: Blair Smadu

Blair Smadu

Phone: (306) 252-1000

Fax: (306) 252-2150

Sun West Distance Learning Centre

P.O. Box 370
408 - 5th Avenue
Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0


Phone: (306) 252-1000
Fax: (306) 252-2150