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Would you like to save money on those ever-increasing garage bills?

Would you like to save money on those ever-increasing garage bills? Want to perform basic servicing tasks yourself or just understand how your car works so that you are clear what needs to be done to ensure it is roadworthy?
 

What I'll learn

  • Change oil filter and learn how it works.
  • Check level in gearbox and rear axle. 
  • Remove, examine & replace thermostat gasket.
  • Remove, flush out, replace radiator. 
  • Remove, examine and replace a water pump. 
  • Remove 4 bulbs, describe them, disconnect battery and carry out soldering. 
  • Remove, examine and replace fan/drive belt. 
  • Inspect and bleed braking system. 
  • Remove, examine and replace brake pads. 
  • Adjust handbrake.
  • Remove, examine and replace brake shoes. 
  • Remove, inspect and repair puncture.

 

How I'll learn

Teaching methods include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.

 

Entry Requirements

No previous experience required.