Automotive Service Mechanic

Job

Car maintenance mechanics are responsible for preparing new cars and commercial vehicles for sale. He/she carries out the various routine maintenance operations. He/she detects breakdowns and carries out repairs. He/she will also prepare vehicles for the technical inspection.

He/she has a wide range of skills (mechanical, electrical, electronic, etc.) and is familiar with technical regulations. They make increasing use of IT tools. He/she is trained in new technologies.

Reporting to the company manager or team leader, they work regular hours, sometimes in uncomfortable positions.

Concerned about the quality of the service provided, he/she must be able to welcome a customer and explain how the vehicle works and the tasks carried out or to be carried out.

Activities

  • Prepare a new vehicle for sale
  • Carry out the various servicing operations
  • Prepare vehicles for roadworthiness testing
  • Read diagrams and instructions and interpret measurements
  • Complete and/or draw up work sheets
  • Tidy up your workstation and tools
  • Respond to customer requests
  • Comply with health and safety rules

Qualifications

  • CE6P, Certificat d’Etudes awarded at the end of the sixth year of vocational secondary education
  • CQ, Certificate of Qualification awarded at the end of the sixth year

Timetable for 5th and 6th vocational courses

COURSE TYPE

In 5th grade

In 6th grade

JOINT TRAINING

15H

15H

RELIGION-MORALITY

1H

1H

PHILOSOPHY AND CITIZENSHIP

1H

1H

FRENCH

3H

3H

SCIENTIFIC TRAINING

2H

2H

MATHEMATICS

2H

2H

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

2H

2H

GEOGRAPHY

1H

1H

HISTORY

1H

1H

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC TRAINING

2H

2H

CAR MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

21H

21H

AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS

6H

6H

AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY

2H

2H

AUTOMOTIVE T.P.

11H

11H

TECHNICAL REINFORCEMENT

1H

1H

PRACTICAL REINFORCEMENT

1H

1H

TOTAL PERIODS FOR THE TIMETABLE

36H

36H

Access routes

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