What is this course about?
There are approximately 140 000 people employed at South African service stations. This course is a must for anyone who would like to pursue a career as a forecourt attendant at a retail service station. This introduction will help to equip you with the basic knowledge to start your journey to becoming a competent petrol attendant. It gives an overview of the retail service station industry and shows what opportunities are available in this sector. The chapters will demonstrate the various elements of a forecourt and different skills and competencies. It will also give you a broad picture of where the forecourt fits into the bigger picture of the oil industry. You will learn the terminology, processes and essential qualities of a successful employee at a retail service station forecourt.
Who should be doing this course?
The Forecourt Service Station course is perfect for all those who are:
After completing this course, you should be able to:
How is your course mark calculated?
Your course mark is calculated using the average mark obtained in each of the Chapter tests. In order to pass this course, you must obtain a final course mark of at least 50%. This means that even if you fail a few of the chapter tests, if your test marks in the other chapter tests are high enough you will still be able to pass the course. Good Luck!
Study at your own pace!
We’ve created our courses to suit your busy life! The duration of this course is based on a student guide where one 300 – 500 word article is read per day, and the assessment is done on a separate day after the relevant articles have been reviewed. But you can do the course in your own time and at your own pace. If you choose to do two readings per day, it will take you half of the estimated time, four readings per day means doing the course in a quarter of the time etc. We leave that decision up to you!
In the 6 chapters of this course you'll be covering the following areas:
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