NSDC Course: Auto Service Technician

Learn about the role of an auto service technician and the basics of automobile mechanics, electrics, and safety.

Free Course
This free online course for aspiring auto service technicians will guide you through the basics of auto mechanics, auto technology, and auto electrics in a clear, step-by-step manner. It will also overview the workshop and common procedures associated with the auto service industry, and will help you understand the role of an auto service technician. By taking this course you will gain some practical skills and give your résumé a solid boost.




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The automobile engine is an amazing piece of machinery. With this online course you will gain a strong understanding of the most important engine components, including the flywheel, crankshaft, and piston, to name a few. You will also study the air induction and the EVAP systems, along with cooling, lubrication, exhaust, and power flow processes. The course will then guide you through the differences between petrol and diesel engines.

This course will then give you a detailed look at the main auto body systems, including the differential and suspension systems as well as the wheels and steering systems. You will also be given a run-through of the basics of auto safety systems, including the brake system. The difference between two and four wheeler vehicles will then be discussed. This auto service technician training course will also give you an overview of the soft skills and attributes needed to be successful in the auto service industry.

This free auto mechanic online course will be very useful if you would like to learn more about the role and responsibilities of an auto service technician. This course will also be very helpful for car enthusiasts who would like to learn more about the different aspects of automobiles and how auto systems work. So, check out the course, and invest in a rewarding skill today.

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Learning Outcomes

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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