These are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no-prerequisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up 90 days to complete the ciam

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media


In this short 6-hour online and self-directed course, learners will explore the engine lubrication system, its parts, and the role each part plays within the system.  Additionally, learners will learn about engine oil viscosities, the methods of its measurement, and the difference between conventional and synthetic oils.  Lastly, learners will discover the manufacturing service schedule of motor oil and oil filters.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, you should be able to:

  • Identify various parts of the engine lubrication system

  • Describe the functions of the different parts of an engine lubrication system

  • Discuss the components of an engine lubricating system

  • Discuss the various types of engine oil viscosities and the way to measure them

  • Provide rationales for selecting specific types and brands of engine oils

  • Compare and contrast conventional and motor type oils

    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    3. Before we begin...

    4. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    5. Learner Resources and Supports

    6. Technology Requirements

    7. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    8. Navigation

    9. Learner Introductions

    10. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    11. Frequently Asked Questions

    12. Help & Contact Information

    1. Welcome & Micro-credential Information

    2. Overview

    3. Learning Outcomes

    4. Modes of Learning

    1. Engine Lubrication Syatem & Engine Oil

    2. Pre-Test

    1. Parts of the Engine Lubrication System

    2. Discussion Forum - Parts of Engine Lubrication System

    3. Lesson - 2 Self-Check Quiz

    1. Engine Oil Viscosities

    2. Discussion Forum - Reflection

    3. Lesson 3 - Self-Check Quiz

    1. End of the Module

About this course

  • $79.99