Course Details

Automobile Mechanic
Type Full Time
Duration 4 Years
  • Age: Between 16 & 22 years
  • Education: Passed in 06 subjects at the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination including Sinhala/Tamil language (Medium of Instruction) and Mathematics in one sitting.

Provide proper training in both theoretical and practical background on latest and advanced automobile technology.


To build a technician with skills, knowledge and safety practices to suite the local and international requirements.


Training in Automobile section via cutaway models and computer based simulators, dismantling and assembling of units and subunits of motor vehicles

  • Engine: History of Automobile, Tools and Equipments, Workshop Safety, Type of Engines and related parts, Fuel Supply System (petrol, diesel gas), Starting System.
  • Chassis: Clutch, Manual Gearbox, Front & Rear Axles, Assembling of Brake system (pneumatic & hydraulic), Steering System, Suspension System.
  • Auto Electrical: Starting System, Electric System, Charging System, Battery maintenance.
  Training Areas Duration
Production training in heavy vehicles at Chassis section. (Overhauling and assembling of Clutch, Automatic and Manual gearboxes, Differential, Front axle, Rear axle, Manual and Power assisted steering, Wheel & Tyres, Suspension) Chassis, Clutch, Conventional Gearbox, Propeller Shaft and Joints, Brake, Steering. 04 Months
Production training in Engine Section. (dismantling, inspection, overhauling and assembling of Diesel Engines and Fuel Injection Pumps, timing, mounting and testing) Parts of the Engine, Engine Assembling, Cooling and Lubrication Systems, Repairing sub units (cylinder head, water pump, oil pump, oil filter and oil cooler) 04 Months
Production training in light vehicles at Vehicle Repair Section (running repairs, servicing, Emission testing. overhauling of engine, transmission, brake and suspension) Intake Air System, Exhaust System, Carburettor, Wheel Alignment 02 Months
Training in Automobile Electronics Training Section via simulators, EFI, ABS, SRS, Vehicle Stable Control System and fault diagnosing by using Auto Scanners. Electronic Ignition System, Fuel Injection System, Emission Control, Common Rail Electronic Diesel Supply System. 02 Months
Training in running repairs on buses belongs to Sri Lanka Central Transport Board (SLCTB) Omnibus Depots 06 Months
Training in running repairs on light and heavy vehicles at state organizations and private companies. 06 Months

Revision and Final Evaluation

Theory: Theoretical lessons on workshop science, workshop calculation & technical drawing are conducted one day per week during the course. In addition English language classes are conducted for trainees.

Fee Free