Know your Car


2 hours


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What You Learn

How to properly maintain your vehicle including:

- How to change a tyre

- Battery maintenance

- How to replace wiper blades

- Fuses

What You Get

Skills to perform basic car maintenance

Certificate of Attendance

Materials to Bring

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Dress Code



Had an issue with your car recently that you wish you could fix to save some money?

This course gives participants the skills to perform light automotive maintenance that could save you a trip or two to the mechanic.

Under the guidance of an experienced mechanic, you will learn how to properly maintain your vehicle including:

  • How to change a tire
  • How to checking fluids
  • Battery maintenance
  • How to check belts
  • Fuses
  • How to replace wiper blades
  • Basic understanding of how the engine and braking system works

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
  • Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
  • Library and Research Centre
  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy