Short Courses

  • Ratios of not more than 1:12 will be adhered to
  • Learners must have safety clothes i.e. overalls, boots etc. Safety clothing can be purchased from the Academy prior to the commencement of the programme. Should this be necessary please contact our reception or registration desk or send us an e-mail as per the “Contact Us” tab on the home page
  • Kindly phone for confirmation of pricing regarding training.
  • All courses are offered in association with Qualitas Training, an accredited Service Provider that is also a preferred supplier for the Department of Labour. All courses are accredited as per SAQA requirements

The following courses are available:

MODULE 1: CARE & USE OF HAND TOOLS

COURSE DURATION: 20 DAYS

  • Care and use of tools applicable to the trade
  • Fit locking devices

MODULE 2: INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICS

COURSE DURATION: 10 DAYS

  • Study the fundamentals of technology
  • Remove inspect and replace cooling system components 
  • Perform lubrication service

MODULE 3: ENGINE TUNING

COURSE DURATION: 10 DAYS

  • Perform engine tune up

MODULE 4: FUEL SYSTEMS

DURATION: 5 DAYS

  • Remove, test and replace fuel system components

MODULE 5: TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS

COURSE DURATION: 15 DAYS

  • Service and repair transmission system
  • Understand basic theory of transmission systems
  • Remove, inspect and replace clutch components
  • Remove, dismantle, inspect, assemble and replace a transmission system

MODULE 6: DRIVE TRAIN

COURSE DURATION: 5 DAYS

  • Remove, inspect and replace drive train components

MODULE 7: SUSPENSION

COURSE DURATION: 5 DAYS

  • Understand basic suspension theory
  • Remove, inspect and replace suspension components

MODULE 8: STEERING

COURSE DURATION: 5 DAYS

  • Understand steering system theory
  • Remove, inspect and replace steering components
  • Remove, inspect and replace tyres and wheels

MODULE 9: EXHAUST SYSTEMS:

COURSE DURATION: 5 DAYS

  • Service and repair exhaust systems
  • Remove, inspect and replace exhaust system components

MODULE 10: CYLINDER HEAD

COURSE DURATION 10 DAYS

  • Remove and replace cylinder head
  • Dismantle service and repair cylinder head
  • Overhaul cylinder head

MODULE 11: ENGINE TUNE UP

COURSE DURATION 10 DAYS

  • Timing, Cam & Ignition Compression tests,
  • Idling, 
  • Using timing light etc.

MODULE 12: HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS

COURSE DURATION: 5 DAYS

  • Service and repair hydraulic brake system

MODULE 13: PNEUMATIC BRAKE SYSTEMS

COURSE DURATION: 5 DAYS

  • Service and repair pneumatic brake system components
  • Understand operation of basic airbrake systems

MODULE 14: BASIC AUTO ELECTRICAL

COURSE DURATION: 10 DAYS

  • Service and repair engine electrics
  • Perform electrical service
  • Remove, test and replace electrical components

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