BTEC Higher National Diploma  Automotive Management and Technology Level 5 Tutor - Chris Hamlett
Overview BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requ...
Edexcel  is the Awarding Body who is ultimately responsible for the quality and standard of the BTEC Higher National you a...
Programme Structure Learners must pass the required number of units on their programme; 16 units for a BTEC Higher Nationa...
Year 1  2010 - 2011 Year 2 2011 - 2012 Year 3 2012 - 2013 Week commencing 28 th  June June June Introduction to programme ...
Grading All units will be individually graded as a ‘pass’, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’.  To achieve a pass grade the learners...
 
Pass Grade A pass grade is achieved by meeting all the requirements defined in the assessment criteria for pass for each u...
Merit grade Merit descriptors Indicative characteristics In order to achieve a merit the learner must: The learner’s evide...
2.  Select/design and apply appropriate methods/techniques <ul><li>Relevant theories and techniques have been applied </li...
3.  Present and communicate  appropriate findings <ul><li>The appropriate structure and approach has been used </li></ul><...
Distinction grade Distinction descriptors Indicative characteristics In order to achieve a distinction the learner must: T...
2.  Take responsibility for managing and organising activities <ul><li>Autonomy/independence has been demonstrated </li></...
<ul><li>Demonstrate convergent/lateral/ </li></ul><ul><li>creative thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas have been generated an...
<ul><li>Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Please read the handbook for information regarding: </li></ul><ul><li>Deadlines </li>...
Virtual Learning Environment The majority of this course will be assessed and marked using communication processes through...
Login Each time you login afterwards requires the following: User name = centraluser name (in any case) Password = your ow...
<ul><li>The following options are all available on ‘Blackboard’ </li></ul><ul><li>Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Student ...
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This procedure will access the assignment process section, which will be demonstrated following this presentation A full d...
Section Leader Name Contact details phone / e-mail Jason Kilduff 01278 441228 / kilduffj@bridgwater.ac.uk
Programme Manager Name Contact details phone / e-mail Paul Goss 01278 441228 / gossp@bridgwater.ac.uk
Programme Unit Delivery Team Name Contact details phone / e-mail Chris Hamlett 01278441228 / hamlettc@bridgwater.ac.uk Oll...
Information Technology Support Contact: Andy Epps [email_address] [email_address]
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  1. 1. BTEC Higher National Diploma Automotive Management and Technology Level 5 Tutor - Chris Hamlett
  2. 2. Overview BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a strong work related emphasis. They offer a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in their sector.
  3. 3. Edexcel is the Awarding Body who is ultimately responsible for the quality and standard of the BTEC Higher National you are studying. The College is responsible for delivering the qualification to the standards set by Edexcel, which are subject to checking through Edexcel’s processes.
  4. 4. Programme Structure Learners must pass the required number of units on their programme; 16 units for a BTEC Higher National Diploma. The assessment of BTEC Higher National qualifications is based on learners meeting and evidencing the specified criteria.
  5. 5. Year 1 2010 - 2011 Year 2 2011 - 2012 Year 3 2012 - 2013 Week commencing 28 th June June June Introduction to programme & BB Unit 9 – Managing Quality in Vehicle Operations Unit 23 – Vehicle Fault Diagnosis Unit 24 – Vehicle Electronics Unit 4 – Project Unit 25 – Advanced Vehicle Technology October October October Unit 8 – Computer Applications in Vehicle Operations Unit 31 – Vehicle Engineering Principles Unit 3 – Finance for Vehicle Operations Unit 6 – Business Law for Vehicle Operations Unit 22 – Employment Practices Unit 19 – Plan & Co-ordinate Vehicle Maintenance February February February Unit 1 – Managing People Unit 2 – Managing Resources Unit 5 – Business Planning Unit 7 – Customer Services in Vehicle Operations Unit 21 – Vehicle Parts Management
  6. 6. Grading All units will be individually graded as a ‘pass’, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. To achieve a pass grade the learners must meet the assessment criteria set out in the specifications. This gives transparency to the assessment process and provides for the establishment of national standards for each qualification.
  7. 8. Pass Grade A pass grade is achieved by meeting all the requirements defined in the assessment criteria for pass for each unit.
  8. 9. Merit grade Merit descriptors Indicative characteristics In order to achieve a merit the learner must: The learner’s evidence shows: <ul><li>Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Effective judgements have been made </li></ul><ul><li>Complex problems with more than one variable have been explored </li></ul><ul><li>An effective approach to study and research has been applied </li></ul>
  9. 10. 2. Select/design and apply appropriate methods/techniques <ul><li>Relevant theories and techniques have been applied </li></ul><ul><li>A range of methods and techniques have been applied </li></ul><ul><li>A range of sources of information has been used </li></ul><ul><li>The selection of methods and techniques/sources has been justified </li></ul><ul><li>The design of methods/techniques has been justified </li></ul><ul><li>Complex information/data has been synthesised and processed </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate learning methods/techniques have been applied </li></ul>
  10. 11. 3. Present and communicate appropriate findings <ul><li>The appropriate structure and approach has been used </li></ul><ul><li>Coherent, logical development of principles/concepts for the intended audience </li></ul><ul><li>A range of methods of presentation have been used and technical language has been accurately used </li></ul><ul><li>Communication has taken place in familiar and unfamiliar contexts </li></ul><ul><li>The communication is appropriate for familiar and unfamiliar audiences and appropriate media have been used </li></ul>
  11. 12. Distinction grade Distinction descriptors Indicative characteristics In order to achieve a distinction the learner must: The learner’s evidence shows: <ul><li>Use critical reflection to </li></ul><ul><li>evaluate own work and </li></ul><ul><li>justify valid conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions have been arrived at through synthesis of ideas and have been justified </li></ul><ul><li>The validity of results has been evaluated using defined criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Self-criticism of approach has taken place </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic improvements have been proposed against defined characteristics for success </li></ul>
  12. 13. 2. Take responsibility for managing and organising activities <ul><li>Autonomy/independence has been demonstrated </li></ul><ul><li>Substantial activities, projects or investigations have been planned, managed and organised </li></ul><ul><li>Activities have been managed </li></ul><ul><li>The unforeseen has been accommodated </li></ul><ul><li>The importance of interdependence has been recognised and achieved </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Demonstrate convergent/lateral/ </li></ul><ul><li>creative thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas have been generated and decisions taken </li></ul><ul><li>Self-evaluation has taken place </li></ul><ul><li>Convergent and lateral thinking have been applied </li></ul><ul><li>Problems have been solved </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation and creative thought have been applied </li></ul><ul><li>Receptiveness to new ideas is evident </li></ul><ul><li>Effective thinking has taken place in unfamiliar contexts </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Please read the handbook for information regarding: </li></ul><ul><li>Deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Appeals </li></ul><ul><li>Mitigating Circumstances </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Malpractice </li></ul>
  15. 16. Virtual Learning Environment The majority of this course will be assessed and marked using communication processes through the VLE provided known as ‘Blackboard’. You will have your own user accounts and passwords in order to access this system via the internet.
  16. 17. Login Each time you login afterwards requires the following: User name = centraluser name (in any case) Password = your own allocated password (in any lower case)
  17. 18. <ul><li>The following options are all available on ‘Blackboard’ </li></ul><ul><li>Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Student Handbook </li></ul><ul><li>Course Content </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback – Control Panel – Grade centre </li></ul><ul><li>LRC – e-book </li></ul>
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  23. 24. This procedure will access the assignment process section, which will be demonstrated following this presentation A full demonstration of ‘Blackboard ‘will also follow this presentation
  24. 25. Section Leader Name Contact details phone / e-mail Jason Kilduff 01278 441228 / kilduffj@bridgwater.ac.uk
  25. 26. Programme Manager Name Contact details phone / e-mail Paul Goss 01278 441228 / gossp@bridgwater.ac.uk
  26. 27. Programme Unit Delivery Team Name Contact details phone / e-mail Chris Hamlett 01278441228 / hamlettc@bridgwater.ac.uk Olly Bartlett 01278441228 / bartletto@bridgwater.ac.uk
  27. 28. Information Technology Support Contact: Andy Epps [email_address] [email_address]

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