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, you will learn about automotive systems, including automatic and manual transmissions.  Learners will learn about the importance of these systems and how they operate.  Learners will also explore safety features such as seat belts, airbags, and much more.

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 short micro-credential, learners should be able to:

  • Describe automatic and manual transmissions and their importance as well as how they function

  • Explain the "transfer case" and how it works in transferring torque to the rear wheels

  • Explain the different types and functions of the drive axle, hubs and wheel bearings

  • Recognize the safety features of a vehicle, including seat belts and airbags, the modules and sensors used in an airbag system


    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. Automotive Systems Transmissions

    1. Discussion # 1: Clutch System

    2. Discussion # 2: Drive Axel

    3. Discussion # 3: Airbags

    1. Final quiz

    1. Summary

    2. You're Almost Done

    3. Before you go...

    4. Congratulations

About this course

  • $59.99
  • 25 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content