Don Bosco Kakuma

Technical Course

MOTOR VEHICLE MECHANIC DEPATMENT

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Mechanical Department consist of:
  • Grade III

    - The grade III motor vehicle mechanic guidance is development to set the competence of students engaged in the motor vehicle industry, both in the formal and informal sectors.

    - In order to establish standards and certification for suitability of carrying out expected tasks at this level, the guidance takes into consideration the knowledge skills and attitudes necessary in job performance

    - Students at this level of competency have knowledge and skills required to; Practice safe working habits, Select and use general workshop tools and equipment and Carry out general service and maintenance on the vehicle.

    - Major Areas of Functional competency; the grade III motor vehicle mechanic is expected to be proficient vehicle service and maintenance

    - Basic Areas of Functional Competency includes: Workplace safety and procedures, Tools and equipment, Engine systems, Transmission systems, Chassis systems, Electrical and electronics systems and Vehicle control systems

  • Grade II

    - The grade II motor vehicle mechanics guidance is developed to test the competence of students engaged in the motor vehicle industry both in the formal and informal sections.

    - In order to establish standards and certification for suitability of carrying out expected tasks at this level the guidelines takes into consideration the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary in job performance.

    - Persons at this level of competency have knowledge and skills required to: Practice safe working habits, Select and use general/ special workshop tools and equipment and Carry service and maintenance on the vehicle.

    - Functional Competency at a More Advanced Level: Workplace safety and procedures, Tools and equipment, Engine systems, Transmission systems, Chassis systems, Electrical and electronics and Safety restraint systems.

  • Grade I

    - The grade I motor vehicle mechanics guidelines is developed to test the competence of students engaged in the motor industry both in the formal and the informal sections.

    - In order to establish standards and certification for suitability of carrying out expected tasks at this level the guidelines takes into consideration the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary in job performance.

    - Persons at this level of competency have knowledge and skills required to: Practice safe working habits, Select and use general/ special workshop tools and equipment and Carry service and maintenance on the vehicle.

    - Functional Competency Advanced Level involves: Troubleshooting and fault diagnosis, Service and maintenance, Supervise operations in the work areas and Vehicle testing and inspection.

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