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NSDC Course: Auto Service Technician

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Learn about the auto service technician’s role, along with the basics of automobile mechanics, electrics, and safety.




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Cars are a fundamental part of modern life. Over 86 million new cars were sold in 2017, with the auto industry worldwide growing every year for the last two decades. While auto jobs in factories may be declining, auto service technicians are in higher demand than ever. Indeed, the career is expected to grow by over 6% in the next 10 years according to the American Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you can gain the skills and knowledge required for this career path, you will be securing a solid future for yourself and your family.

This course is designed to give you those skills, and will guide you in a step-by-step manner through the basics of automobile mechanics, electrics, and safety. The course begins with an overview of the auto industry as a whole, and then goes through the basics of the auto technology. You will then look at the auto body systems in more detail, including the differential and suspension system, the wheels and the steering system. You then will be introduced to a variety of important engine components; including the air induction system and the EVAP system. Next, the course will guide you through the cooling, lubrication, exhaust, and power flow elements of an engine. Finally, you will learn about the engine management system, propeller shaft, and drive shaft.

With this knowledge, you will be much more ready to pursue a career in auto repair. Wherever you live, in the country or the city, in the United States or India, this is a skill that will bring constant business to your door. And additionally, it’s a great skill to have for yourself, you never know the next time you will need it! So why wait? Check the course out for yourself and get started on your next learning journey.

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss your role and responsibilities as an auto service technician.
  • Differentiate between safe and unsafe practices in the workshop.
  • Discuss the different engine systems in an automobile.
  • Explain the theory behind good wheel and tyre maintenance.
  • Discuss different safety systems present in an automobile.
  • Define different aspects of the HVAC system.
  • Discuss the difference between two wheeler and four wheeler vehicles.
  • Describe the difference between regular automobiles and earth moving equipment.
  • Discuss the different skills and attributes needed to succeed in the auto service industry.

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Felix Z.
one year ago
Felix Z.

Well arranged, informative, practical and educative course. thanks a lot for this course.

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