The course is delivered across 30 weeks over 3 terms.
The delivery mode is blended delivery mode combining classroom, practical.
Classroom learning The trainer will introduce the unit and the required knowledge and deepen the student’s understanding of topics through a range of teaching methods. The materials are supplied and are comprehensive. Referring to SIC eSpace online, the trainer directs students to attempts the learning activities then written tests that cover the unit.
Workshop practical sessions For workshop sessions, students will undertake training and assessment in a commercial automotive workshop. Sessions provide an environment for students to work on practical learning for each unit. This is done under the guidance of the trainer. Students are encouraged to support each other in pairs and small groups. The workplace is fully functional Automotive Service Business and offers customers a comprehensive range of services to keep their cars safe and roadworthy. With Light Motor Vehicle servicing and mechanical repair, it’s a one-stop shop to keep vehicles performing to their best ability. With a convenient location and friendly staff, workplace aims to take care of all vehicular needs in one go.
With fully functional Automotive students will be able to develop their skills in a ‘real-time’ automotive service delivery environment.
Structured online learning There is an extra 10 hours per unit programmed outside of 20 scheduled contact hours where you revise and practice to reinforce classroom and practical learning. The eSpace online learning is set up by unit and topics so it is easy for you to explore and then work through each unit of study. Some people will move more quickly through the material and others may take a bit more time depending on your confidence in the topics.