This automotive course is designed for the third- and fourth-year student, providing advanced training to students as well as necessary skills and knowledge about the internal combustion engine, diesel engines, advanced car systems, and new/emerging careers in the automotive service industry. Upon completion, students will have an increased background of knowledge and skills to make repairs and adjustments on the various systems of the modern automobile, using up-to-date equipment and tools.
"Agricultural Equipment Technicians diagnose, repair, modify, overhaul, service and maintain some of today’s most technologically advanced machines—tractors, combines, cultivators, seeders, sprayers. If you like working with ag equipment and troubleshooting mechanical problems, it’s a great career choice."
In this course, students will learn about career pathways available in the automotive industry by taking a tour of relevant industry websites.
Module titles include:
- Navigating Your Future in Automotive and Mobility
- Discover Your Inner Recreation Vehicle (RV) Tech
- Exploring Career Opportunities in the RV Industry
- Getting Down to (Automotive) Business
- Drive Automotive Excellence in B.C.*
- The Real Deal on New Car Dealerships in B.C.*
The Vehicle Maintenance, Service, and Repair course is designed for students choosing the automotive industry as a career. It provides pre-employment training to students and teaches the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities for entry-level employment in the automotive service industry. Upon completion, students will have sufficient background to repair and make adjustments on the various systems of the modern automobile, using up-to-date equipment and tools.
This introductory automotive course is designed to provide basic training to students and teach the necessary skills, and knowledge about the internal combustion engine, basic car systems, and careers in the automotive service industry. Upon completion, students will have sufficient background to make minor repairs and adjustments on the various systems of the modern automobile, using up-to-date equipment and tools.
"This video clearly shows what an average day is like for an agricultural technician apprentice. An agricultural technician is almost like a mechanic for agricultural equipment. They deal with everything from tractors to combine harvesters and potato planters."
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Automotive Fuels - Topics discussed: Summarize how crude oil is converted into gasoline, diesel fuel, liquefied petroleum gas, and other products.Properties of gasoline and diesel fuel. Octane and octane readings. Normal and abnormal combustion of gasoline and diesel fuel. Properties of alternative fuels.
Diesel Injection: Topics discussed - The differences between gasoline and diesel engines. The operating principles of a diesel injection system. The major parts of a diesel injection system.Comparing variations in the design of diesel injection systems.
Fuel Components - Topics discussed:The major parts of a fuel system. The operation of mechanical and electric fuel pumps.The tests used to diagnose problems with fuel pumps, fuel filters and fuel lines.
Fuel System Service - Topics discussed:The major parts of a fuel supply system.The test used to diagnose problems with fuel pumps, fuel filters and fuel lines.How to repair a fuel line or a fuel hose.Locate and replace fuel filters in both gasoline and diesel fuel systems.
Gasoline Injection Fundamentals - Topics discussed: The advantages of direct fuel injection systems. The major assemblies of a modern gasoline system.Comparing the operation of indirect gasoline injection to direct electronic gasoline injection.
Gasoline Injection Sensors - Topics discussed: The major assemblies of a modern gasoline injection system.The operating voltage, current levels and other values of sensors and injectors that are important to technicians.
Spark PlugsA video explaining the symptoms produced by faulty ignition system components, how to repair or replace ignition system parts and the safety practices to follow when testing or repairing an ignition system.
- Mechanical and Automotive 10
- Mechanical and Automotive A20
- Mechanical and Automotive A30
- Mechanical and Automotive B20
- Mechanical and Automotive B30
"The Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) program gives high school students the opportunity to learn more about skilled trades career pathways and gain a head start on their skilled trades career, should they register as an apprentice after graduation."
"Basic Hand Tools are the most common equipment used throughout industry. However the correct, efficient and safe use of Hand Tools is sometimes lacking in the workplace. This program shows techniques and safe work practices relating to a wide range of basic Hand Tools including:
• Types and correct applications for Wrenches
• Proper and safe use of Pipe Wrenches
• A look at the wide range and types of Screwdrivers and their safe and correct usage
• The correct pair of Pliers for a particular task
• Hammers, their types and how to use them safely and correctly
• The correct use of Hacksaws and Blade types
This program is aimed at all users of basic Hand Tools, whether they be students or experienced trades people who may require a refresher on safe and correct usage."