Our Blended Delivery Format Explained
What is blended delivery?
A ITS Blended delivery course is a flexible approach to teaching and learning that uses a combination on online, personal study and face to face classes.
IT IS NOT A TEXT DUMP OF INFORMATION ON A STUDENT PORTAL!
What are the benefits of blended delivery?
There are a number of benefits to the blended delivery approach to education and training both in the workplace and for individuals.
Blended delivery improves access to training for individuals by giving them the flexibility and freedom to learn anytime, anywhere. Blended delivery also provides students with control over the pace of their learning so that difficult concepts can be reviewed as often as required.
The benefits for students and employers are many. Students can continue to work and earn money while undertaking valuable study to improve their own financial status and careers satisfaction. Employers are able to save time, money and more importantly human resources allow them to up skill their staff without huge amounts of down time in productivity.
Who should use a blended delivery approach?
Those who will benefit the most from a blended delivery approach are:
- Employers that want to ensure they are meeting their obligations under the new workplace health and safety regulations;
- Any individual that requires “gap training” following changes to industry standards that might mean they would no longer be deemed competent;
- Any individual that wants to up-skill or demonstrate their skill level and competency to a prospective employer.
- Any individual that wants to change careers but can not afford to take time from paid employment
When can I enroll into a blended delivery course?
The great news about a blended delivery course that that you can enroll anytime you like. Scheduled sessions commence the first Monday of each month. Call us for more information.
How does blended delivery work for the Car Driving Instruction Course?
Upon enrolment you will also be issued with a personalised training plan. Your training plan together with your course support officer will guide you through the course and inform you of the sequence you should be learning the course subjects in. Once enrolled you will be provided with access to our Student Portal which contains our learning materials, videos and webinars. You will also have the ability to download your student assessments. You will also be assigned a individual course support officer who’s sole responsibilitiy is to guide and motivate you through your course providing you with piece of mind that your investment into this course is secure and successful.
As you progress through the course, our course trainers will also remain in constant contact with you in order to ensure your on track and on the move. Certain subjects in this qualification require practical training and assessment such as the “Apply Safe Car Driving Behaviours” subject. Our practical training and assessments are conducted at our Preston training facilities although we have been known to delivery our practical sessions all across the State of Victoria.
How is blended delivery supported?
Enrolled students will have the option of participating in scheduled webinar sessions conducted Wednesday nights from 7.00pm to 9.30pm which allows you to communicate and participate with our trainers and other students enrolled into this qualification from the comfort of your own home. The attendance of each webinar session is not compulsory, however, it is a great option to remain on track and progress through the course. Our staff will make weekly contact with you through your course to ensure that you are supported and able to move forward at a pace that suits you.
For the students that like that personal touch, our office in East Keilor is available to our blended delivery students Monday to Friday. This provides our students with the face to face support and training that they would traditionally enjoy from a full time course. *Appointment Only*
What is the quickest amount of time I can complete this qualification in?
Due to the nature of this course and the amount of information we provide you to ensure a successful start your new career, most learners will need a minimum of 8 weeks to complete this course. As with any blended delivery course the amount of time required to complete a qualification depends directly on the amount of time you dedicate to your study.
What is the maximum amount of time I can take to complete this qualification?
Your enrolment into this course is for a maximum period of 13 weeks. Extensions may be granted however must be made in writing and approved by Intelligent Training Solutions. Additional fees may apply for extensions to enrolment. Please refer to our information handbook and enrolment form for additional information.
What happens if I don’t have a working computer at home?
Don’t have a working computer at home? No problems… You can rent one from us for only $20.00 per week*. Conditions apply speak with our staff for more information.
*A $200.00 bond is required for all laptop rentals.
Sounds great, what’s next?
Our courses are informative, engaging and practical, furthermore our professional network of past and present students together with our industry links will provide you with the latest updates, general information and employment opportunities well beyond your time with us on the course.
If you are interested in our blended delivery course why not make an appointment to see us and be shown around our Student Portal, even have a chat with our trainers. Contact us for more information.