Some online courses in mechanics include the Automotive Technician Training Program and Marine Mechanics Training. Online courses in mechanics are available from Penn Foster Career School, Ashworth College and the McFatter Marine Program course website. Students can visit the websites of these schools to sign up for mechanics courses.
Penn Foster Career School's Auto Repair Technician Program follows National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation guidelines and, upon successful completion, leads to a Automotive Repair certificate. Among the course topics are brakes, suspension and steering, engine repair, engine performance and vehicle electronics.
The Automotive Technician program curriculum at Ashworth College includes Tools and Equipment for the Automotive Technician, Safe Work Practices and Emergency Procedures, Automotive Engine Components and Assemblies, Engine Parts and Theory of Operation and Suspension Components, Operation, and Repair Procedures among its lessons.
The Marine Mechanics Training course is available online as part of the McFatter Marine Program. This course. This course gives students the understanding of marine mechanics they need to become basic marine engine technicians. Courses include Marine Rigger, Outboard Engine Technician 1, Inboard Gas Technician, Inboard Diesel Technician and Stern Drive Technician. The course website includes a student log-in, glossary of course terms, a list of prerequisites and a syllabus.