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Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Kenya Industrial Training Institute

Motor vehicle mechanics inspect, diagnose and locate defects, repair and maintain mechanical, electrical and electronic systems and components of motor vehicles, buses, light trucks, and heavy trucks.

 Certificate  5 terms Fee: on application
KITI
Public College Nakuru Town East - Constituency, Nakuru - County

Motor vehicle mechanics inspect, diagnose and locate defects, repair and maintain mechanical, electrical and electronic systems and components of motor vehicles, buses, light trucks, and heavy trucks.

This motor vehicle mechanics certificate program will give the trainee knowledge and skills on the maintenance and repair of a motor vehicle that balances the theory and practice. After completion of this course one can proceed to Certificate in Mechanical Engineering.

A motor vehicle mechanic graduate will be able to:

  • Reassemble engines and parts after being repaired
  • Perform scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • Detect and diagnose faults in engines and parts
  • Fit, examine, test and service motor vehicle and motorcycle engines
  • Install or adjust motors and brakes, and adjust steering or other parts of motor vehicles
  • Fit, examine, adjust, dismantle, rebuild and replace defective parts of motor vehicles
  • Replace engine components or complete engines
  • Install, adjust, service and replace mechatronics components of motor vehicles

Possible career options of a vehicle mechanic include:

  • Apprentice mechanic, motor vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Construction of motor vehicles
  • Bus mechanic
  • Truck and transport vehicle mechanic
  • Mechanic, transmission
  • Automotive service technician
  • Automotive service technician
  • Motor vehicle repairer – motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Truck trailer repairer

Entry requirements

KCSE Mean Grade D-(Minus) or equivalent

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