Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature


In this micro-credential, This online, asynchronous micro-credential provides students with a brief introduction to Automotive Components, Shop Tools, and Safety. Students will be introduced to the tools, shop equipment, and safety practices that are used within the automotive industry. Learners will explore different automotive systems and the devices used to diagnose and resolve system-related issues. 

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, learners should be able to:

  • Recognize the various tools, shop equipment and safety practices used within the automotive industry

  • Discuss how safety practices can be implemented when operating equipment within an automotive shop

  • Describe what to do when others in an automotive shop are not practicing safety protocols and procedures

  • dentify the parts of various car engines and how they operate

  • Explain the features of a scanner and shop data reader and how they are used in regard to automotive repair

  • Describe how to diagnose issues with the engine coolant and exhaust systems and what servicing needs are required


    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    3. Before we begin...

    4. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    5. Learner Resources and Supports

    6. Technology Requirements

    7. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    8. Navigation

    9. Learner Introductions

    10. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    11. Technical Discussion Forum

    12. Frequently Asked Questions

    13. Help & Contact Information

    1. Welcome and Micro-credential Information

    2. Micro-credential Description

    3. Learning Outcomes

    1. Pre-Test

    1. Understanding Automotive Components, Shop Tools, and Safety

    1. Discussion # 1: Safe Operations (Four Post Hoist)

    2. Discussion # 2: How to Use a Scanner/Shop Data Reader

    3. Discussion # 3: Automotive Shop Safety

    4. Discussion # 4: Fuel Management Systems and How they Operate

    5. Discussion # 5: A Car's Cooling System

    6. Discussion # 6: A Car's Exhaust System

    1. Quiz

About this course

  • $79.99
  • 29 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content


5 star rating

Great Course

Rachelle Tomm

Great course for learning the basics of automotive components. A great launching point for someone looking to pursue more technical systems or design.

Great course for learning the basics of automotive components. A great launching point for someone looking to pursue more technical systems or design.

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5 star rating

shop tools

Ash Buzzno

fun lesson

fun lesson

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