Automotive students get hands-on with Electude


Used to getting their hands dirty, automotive students recently experienced a different version of practical learning – after a visit from the leading provider of automotive e-learning solutions.

Electude, which is a global provider of comprehensive e-learning solutions for the automotive industry, visited the specialist automotive workshop in New College Lanarkshire’s Cumbernauld Campus to give students hands-on experience of their vehicle simulator.

Designed to develop and hone automotive skills including trouble-shooting and diagnostics, the eight-person simulator offers a unique e-learning experience to help students build their confidence and practical proficiencies.

The visit took place as part of Electude’s tour of UK colleges and training providers, showcasing the e-learning solutions that are used by thousands of automotive organisations over 50 countries.

The class group had the opportunity to take part in 45-min modules including engine diagnostics and Electric/Hybrid Vehicle systems.

Cat Treanor, UK Business Development Manager at Electude, said: “This mobile automotive classroom gives students a taste of self-discovery style resources matched to their learning methods on topics such as lighting circuits and Hybrid vehicles.

“We met some really switched on students which helped as we covered many subjects so big well done to them!”

Andy Murray, Curriculum and Quality Leader in the Faculty of Engineering & Automotive at New College Lanarkshire, said: “This was a very good learning experience and all the students involved thoroughly enjoyed and learned from the training”.

“We look forward to welcoming Electude to the College in the near future to give all our automotive students the chance to experience this fantastic e-learning opportunity.”

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