Call: (306) 252-1000

Mechanics A30 - 8957

Pre-Requisite: Mechanics 10

Recommended: A 20 Level Mechanics Course

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous (Sun West School Students)

***Important***  Students outside of Sun West will need to provide a CWEX (Career Work Experience Teacher) to meet the legal requirements of the work study component as described in the PAA curriculum.

Students are responsible for any necessary workplace attire/materials (ex. work boots, tools, etc).

For Practical and Applied Arts courses with a work placement, additional fees and scheduled site visits may be required. We encourage all learners, parents, mentors and, where appropriate, school-based administrators to familiarize themselves with our work placement policies.

Mechanics A30 exposes the student into the inner workings of the automobile with a focus on the different systems. This 50-55 hour theory component is combined with a 45- 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.  Mechanics 30A is an Advanced level course that requires students to demonstrate practical skills in combination with automotive repair theory.



Units of Study:

  1. Electrical Fundamentals
  2. Alternators
  3. Charging System
  4. Starting System
  5. Ignition System
  6. Fuel System
  7. Exhaust Systems

Suggested Career Pathways*:

Automotive Technician, Automotive Parts, Service Writer, PAA Teacher.

*Please consult with a guidance counselor.

Supplied Resources:

Modern Automotive Technology- 7th Edition (web-based textbook link provided (internet required))


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