The WAEC syllabus for Auto Mechanical Work is the topic you must study to sit for the examination. It contains the aims and objectives, notes and format for the Auto Mechanical Work exam.
Studying the Auto Mechanical Work syllabus is necessary for your exam preparation. It will serve as a guide for you to know the topics to read. There are also notes on concepts you should pay attention to learning.
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WAEC Auto Mechanical Work
There will be three papers, Papers 1, 2 and 3 all of which must be taken. Papers 1 and 2 shall be composite papers to be taken in one sitting.
Paper 1: Will consist of forty multiple-choice objective questions all of which are to be answered in 45 minutes for 40 marks.
Paper 2: Will consist of two sections, Sections A and B to be answered in 2 hours 15 minutes for 80 marks.
Section A: This Will consist of ten short-structured questions to be answered in 30 minutes for 20 marks.
Section B: Will consist of five essay questions. Candidates will be required to answer any four in 1 hour 45 minutes for 60 marks.
Paper 3: It will be a practical test of 2 hours 30 minutes duration. It will consist of two compulsory questions for 80 marks.
A list of materials shall be made available to schools not less than two weeks before the paper is taken for material procurement and relevant preparation.
Alternative to Practical
Alternatively, in the event that materials for the actual practical test cannot be acquired, the Council may consider testing theoretically, candidates’ level of acquisition of the practical skills prescribed in the syllabus.
For this alternative test, there will be two sets of compulsory questions to be answered in 1½ hours for 80 marks.
WAEC Auto Mechanical Work Syllabus
- Workshop safety and regulations
- Tools and equipment
- Vehicle layout
- Automobile Engine
- Transmission system
- Suspension system
- Steering system
- Engine lubrication system
- Cooling system
- Fuels and combustion
- Fuel component system
- Manifold and air cleaner
- Braking system
- Wheels and Tyres
- Workshop management and enterprise
7. LIST OF FACILITIES AND MAJOR EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS REQUIRED:
|ITEM NO.||EQUIPMENT||QUANTITY REQUIRED|
|1||Toolbox with lock||5|
|2||Ball pein hammer||5|
|3||Hacksaws with extra blades||10|
|4||300 mm engineer’s rule, socket, spanner sets, with ratchet and extension||10|
|5||6-32mm ring and flat spanners (combined)||5|
|6||Ring spanners (6-32mm)||5|
|7||Emery cloth (standard)||5|
|9||Flat spanners (6-32mm)||10|
|14||Spark plug cleaners||2|
|18||Tyre pressure gauges||5|
|23||Micrometre screw gauge||5|
|24||Dial gauge indicator with magnetic stand||2|
|25||Grinding machine with assorted wheels||1|
|26||A bench grinder with wheels||1|
|27||Valve grinding machine||1|
|Lubrication Bay/Tyre and Wheel Service|
|30||Compressor (single-phase motor-driven type complete with a spray gun, grease, hose)||1|
|31||Wheel balancing machine (rim 13 – 15)||1|
|32||Portable tyre inflator||1|
|34||Tyre changer complete with bead breaker||1|
|35||Tyre repair kit comprising rasp, scissors, tyre knife, sticher, wire brush, etc||2 sets|
|36||Service station set of the tool kit, plus special tools for removal of oil filter||2 sets|
|37||Pipe wrench, clamp/vice||2 sets|
|38||Wheel alignment gauge||1 set|
|39||Clutch alignment jig||2|
|40||Injector test machine||1|
|41||Pullersof different sizes||2|
|42||Workbench with vices||2|
|43||Portable engine hoist||1|
|General/Servicing and reconditioning|
|44||Bottle jack (hydraulic) light and heavy||1|
|45||Used vehicle tyres||1|
|50||Valve spring compressor (clamp)||2|
|51||Coil spring compressor (for suspension)||2|
|52||Torque wrench pre-set type||2|
|53||Torque wrench dial type||2|
|54||Piston ring compressor expander||2|
|56||Diagnostic testing machine (exhaust gas analyzer)||1|
|60||Complete engine, gearbox and final drive||1|
|62||Complete vehicle engine (petrol) (chart)||1|
|63||Complete vehicle engine (diesel) (chart)||1|
|64||Complete vehicle and chart||1|
SUGGESTED READING LIST
|1||Motor Vehicle Technology||J.A.DOLAN|
|2||Motor Vehicle Technology (Part 1,2,3 & 4)||S.C .MUDD|
|3||Automotive Mechanics||WILLIAM H.CROUSE and DONALD L. ANGLIN|
|4||Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology||V.A.W HILLIER and PETER COOMBES|
|5||Automotive Mechanics For Schools and Colleges||ABA .N.EJEMBI and STEPHEN DAVID|
|6||The Automobile||HARBANS SINGH REYAT|