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AUTD 160 - Practicum

Students will be placed in an 80 hour practicum. Efforts will be made to provide placements in line with student preferences, and employers will be requested to provide a variety of tasks in line with the student's learning objectives. If a practicum placement with an actual employer cannot be offered, students will complete their practicum in the shop under the supervision of their instructor.

 

Hours: 80 ( On the Job Experience: 80)

 

Total Weeks: 2

 

Prerequisites:

AUTD 090A Foundation Trades Training and AUTD 090B Trade Mathematics and Science

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
Students will be placed in an industry setting for a period of 80 hours under the supervision of a certified Journey Person.  In this time, the student will exposed to the terminology of the trade and become involved with the routine and duties performed by an Automotive Service Technician.  Employers will complete a College generated evaluation of the student's performance determining if the student has passed or failed.

 

Learning Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Improve and expand upon their newly acquired skills

- Apply theoretical knowledge

Knowledge: Use initiative to identify tasks

Attitudes: Use time productively at all times

Skills: Select and use the appropriate tools

 

Grading System: Pass/Fail

 

Passing Grade: Pass

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Additional Comments:

- Practicum placement dependent upon instructor's discretion.
- Please review the Trades and Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.

 

Supplies:
- CSA approved footwear

- Safety glasses.

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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