Basic Mechanical Courses (RSA’s)

Grouping: Individual Course

Career path: This is an important place to start ones training. Initially you will work under the supervision of the Technician. As you undertake training and master your skills you will pursue a career such as a Technician



  • Pre-Requisites: Certain companies prefer its potential candidates to have some basic mechanical insight. Our college can conduct an Aptitude Assessment to establish whether the individual has the necessary Aptitude for becoming a Technician.
  • Duration: 3 Weeks
Training Week 1 Assessment
15 Days Pre-requisite : Aptitude Test 2 hours

Entry Level Mechanics must be familiar with a wide range of automotive parts and how they work in order to correctly diagnose mechanical problems. They need the technical ability to use computer diagnostic and testing equipment. You will initially be under the supervision of the qualified Technician. You will be involved with routine servicing and lubrication of buses and automotive vehicles or mechanical equipment; performs minor and moderately complex mechanical work and assist the Technician with journey level maintenance and repair work.

Topics Covered
Lubricates equipment in accordance with established procedures and charts; checks and changes oil, oil filters and air filters, fuels and services buses and other vehicles; replaces hoses, belts, water pumps, batteries and similar equipment and parts.
Checks fan belts, hoses, wiper blades and other safety equipment; checks radiators and batteries, checks water and antifreeze levels; checks air in tires and adjusts pressure; repairs flat tires and changes tires as necessary.
Maintains records of work performed and the need for future servicing. Cleans and maintains shop facilities and equipment.
Assists the Technicians in performing moderate to complex overhaul and repair work on engines, transmissions, drive unit, brakes, suspension systems, hydraulic systems, fuel systems, cooling systems, alternators, electrical systems, instrumentations and other necessary power equipment.
Uses a variety of testing equipment such as ammeters, voltmeters and gauges to determine malfunctions and the need for repair.
Drives buses and other motorized equipment as needed.
Performs other related work as required and assigned.