Course: Car Maintenance for Beginners
Category: Hobby & Special Interest
Approx. Start Date: Tuesday 2 November
(Applicants will receive confirmation of actual start date by text)

This course is designed for those who have zero or very little knowledge of basic car care and maintenance. It is divided into five key areas:

1. Health and Safety for Breakdowns and Emergencies
. Keeping you and your passengers safe
. Use of hazard signs and lights
. Essential items in a breakdown kit
. How to use jump leads correctly

2. Understanding the Signs and Symbols on your Dashboard
. Warning lights and their meanings
. Causes of illumination
. How to reset the service indicator

3. Knowing What's Under the Bonnet
. Oil levels
. Coolant Levels
. Windscreen washer
. Awareness of DPF and EGR valves

4. Basic Servicing
. Spark plugs
. Oil filter
. Air Filter
. Pollen filter
. Fuel filter
. A visual NCT check
. Brakes
. Tires

5. Basic Electrics
. Bulbs and lights
. Charging system and battery
. Remote central locking
. Introduction to Hybrids and Electric Vehicles

Tutor: TBA TBA
Fee: €80
Duration: 4 weeks
Start Date: 2020-00-00
Start/End Time: 7:00 - 9:30
Day: Tuesday Evenings