Basic Automotive Maintenance

Course CodeCreditsTuition


Saint JohnOct 2 - 30, 2019Wed 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Course Overview

One of the best ways to save on car costs is to do auto maintenance projects yourself. In this special interest course, you learn how to perform basic vehicle services yourself.

  • follow safety practices and procedures when performing basic automotive maintenance
  • select the appropriate tools, equipment and materials for the task
  • perform fluid level checks and basic lubrication
    • check radiator coolant level and condition
    • check windshield washing fluid level
    • check brake fluid level
    • choose the correct type of grease for the task
    • check transmission fluid (when applicable)
  • change oil and filter
  • perform a visual inspection of brakes
  • check condition of air filters and cabin air filters
    • replace filters as needed according to car manual
  • check all exteriors lights for functionality and damage
    • replace bulbs where applicable
  • replace wiper blades
  • maintain vehicle tires
    • check tire pressure
    • rotate tires
    • change or repair a tire
  • adhere to safety and environmental procedures for the disposal of automotive lubricants, fluids, parts and tires

Additional Fees/Costs




Other Info

• Safety glasses and boots are required


Register in person or by phone at 1-833-658-2577

Payment of course fees is required at time of registration. We accept cash, debit, Visa, MasterCard, Money Order or cheque payable to New Brunswick Community College (NBCC).

Participants must be at least 16-years old, unless otherwise noted.

Books are available at the bookstore, prices quoted are approximate. The same payment methods listed above are accepted. There are no refunds for textbooks or materials.

Withdrawal/Refunds: Requests for withdrawal from Continuing Education courses must be made within 20% of course duration. Refunds may take 4-6 weeks to process. An administrative fee may apply.

All prices include HST where applicable and are subject to change.

Contact Us

  • Toll free: 1-833-658-2577