Car Care

SACE Stage 1

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Car Care

(Integrated Learning) Cross-disciplinary

SACE Stage 1

10 credits

Students learn how to choose, buy and affordably run and maintain a motor vehicle.

Topics include energy sources, automotive systems maintenance, simple fault finding and repair, finance and budgeting, personal consumer rights and obligations.

Course Content
Further Info
  • Vehicle types and choices
  • Fuel types and choices
  • System identification and function
  • Finance and budgeting
  • Motoring organisations
  • Pre-purchase inspection and consumer checks
  • Owner's checks and maintenance schedules
  • Subject specific literacy and numeracy


Practical Exploration 40%
Connections 40%
Personal Venture 20%


This course provides a useful foundation for students contemplating a career or future study in the automotive industry.