About

Owning a car is expensive enough with car payments, insurance, and gas; wouldn’t it be nice if you no longer had to shell out money for repairs that you could do yourself? Our online DIY Car Maintenance course is designed to give you everything you need to be an expert with your car. No longer will you be at the whim of your local repair shop when it comes to:

  • Understanding what is under your hood
  • Working on a car safely
  • Basic car maintenance (changing tires, oil, wipers, etc.)
  • More advanced car maintenance (Changing filters, fluids, fuses, etc.)
  • Understanding and working on your brakes
  • Keeping your car functioning and performing like new 

Requirements

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lessons

Module 1: Getting Started And Staying Safe

  • What is under the hood?
  • What you need in your toolbox
  • Preparing to work
  • Basic safety techniques
  • Clean up and disposal

Module 2: Basic Maintenance

  • Changing a tire
  • Checking and changing the oil
  • Installing windshield wipers
  • Replacing headlights
  • Small bodywork

Module 3: More Advanced Maintenance

  • How to change your filters
  • Checking your transmission fluid
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Checking, changing, and charging a battery
  • Replacing fuses and spark plugs

Module 4: Brake Maintenance

  • Troubleshooting brake problems
  • How to check and inspect your brakes
  • How to check and change your brake fluid
  • How to check your wheel bearings

Module 5: Other Maintenance You Can Do Yourself

  • Replacing belts
  • Fixing leaks
  • Paint touch-ups
  • Adding amenities to the car
  • Keeping your car beautiful

Career

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone who owns a car! Whether you are looking for an introductory course on car maintenance that will get you started towards working as a mechanic, or you are just looking to understand how to do basic maintenance on your car, our online course is exactly what you need. 

Career path

After completing this course, you could:

  • Further explore a career in the auto industry
  • Help family and friends with their cars
  • Ensure that your car is safe and well maintained

Certification

You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution

Creator

Matthew Kimmel

Matt Kimmel is a professional educator and writer who specializes in writing about education, travel, personal health, business, and job training.

He lives in Danbury, CT with his wife, Catherine, with whom he loves to travel, read, and watch movies. As an English teacher, Matt enjoys introducing new material to his students, making it entertaining and accessible to all. It is this love of connecting with people that makes his writing unique and effective.

His experiences with his students, including a high population of ELL students, has prepared to adjust his instruction to engage students of all age-levels, skill-levels, and levels of English language acquisition. Matt brings all of these experiences to his writing to give it richness, depth, and authenticity.

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    About

    Owning a car is expensive enough with car payments, insurance, and gas; wouldn’t it be nice if you no longer had to shell out money for repairs that you could do yourself? Our online DIY Car Maintenance course is designed to give you everything you need to be an expert with your car. No longer will you be at the whim of your local repair shop when it comes to:

    • Understanding what is under your hood
    • Working on a car safely
    • Basic car maintenance (changing tires, oil, wipers, etc.)
    • More advanced car maintenance (Changing filters, fluids, fuses, etc.)
    • Understanding and working on your brakes
    • Keeping your car functioning and performing like new 

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Getting Started And Staying Safe

    • What is under the hood?
    • What you need in your toolbox
    • Preparing to work
    • Basic safety techniques
    • Clean up and disposal

    Module 2: Basic Maintenance

    • Changing a tire
    • Checking and changing the oil
    • Installing windshield wipers
    • Replacing headlights
    • Small bodywork

    Module 3: More Advanced Maintenance

    • How to change your filters
    • Checking your transmission fluid
    • Heating and cooling systems
    • Checking, changing, and charging a battery
    • Replacing fuses and spark plugs

    Module 4: Brake Maintenance

    • Troubleshooting brake problems
    • How to check and inspect your brakes
    • How to check and change your brake fluid
    • How to check your wheel bearings

    Module 5: Other Maintenance You Can Do Yourself

    • Replacing belts
    • Fixing leaks
    • Paint touch-ups
    • Adding amenities to the car
    • Keeping your car beautiful

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    This course is ideal for anyone who owns a car! Whether you are looking for an introductory course on car maintenance that will get you started towards working as a mechanic, or you are just looking to understand how to do basic maintenance on your car, our online course is exactly what you need. 

    Career path

    After completing this course, you could:

    • Further explore a career in the auto industry
    • Help family and friends with their cars
    • Ensure that your car is safe and well maintained

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution

    Creator

    Matthew Kimmel

    Expertise:

    Matt Kimmel is a professional educator and writer who specializes in writing about education, travel, personal health, business, and job training.

    He lives in Danbury, CT with his wife, Catherine, with whom he loves to travel, read, and watch movies. As an English teacher, Matt enjoys introducing new material to his students, making it entertaining and accessible to all. It is this love of connecting with people that makes his writing unique and effective.

    His experiences with his students, including a high population of ELL students, has prepared to adjust his instruction to engage students of all age-levels, skill-levels, and levels of English language acquisition. Matt brings all of these experiences to his writing to give it richness, depth, and authenticity.

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    18514 Students

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    Guarantee

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    Accredited

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    Accredited