Monthly Archives: May 2011

2nd Year students (a new chapter in the CB-A Trials)

Steel Stud Work (Day One) As part of the CB-A project 2010-11 I sort feedback from industry Student in Worldskills competition about students and one part of that was the issue with recently qualified tradespeople was their lack of confidence in … Continue reading

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Day 5 Wall and Ceiling Lining Apprentice training

External plasterglass cornice mitre Day 5 Frustration It is “Day 5” of the apprentices training and the most frustrating of all.  Why because I am not at work to see the final stages of “Week One, Year One”. The week … Continue reading

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Day 4 Apprentices

8am All is going to plan more or less and this is usually the day where the wheels start to fall off.   Frustration with their own hand skills and lack of practice combined with being presented with work of their … Continue reading

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The Class 1A – 2011 tafeSA

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Here are the first images of the class, (1A Wall & Ceiling Lining Students) well it is half of them anyway.  They seem happy, fingers crossed I can keep them as engaged as they are this week.  The rest of … Continue reading

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Day 3 tafeSA 1st Year Apprentices

Day 3 The ceiling today, internal corners, strips on the walls, some cornice and JSAs’ that is the plan. Not bad for a first time After a review and some Peer & Self Assessment of the back wall, metal trims … Continue reading

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Lightening up

The winter stoops Heavy in the sky And clouds carry Their burdens low A dark and silver light Spreads its way Across a subtle sea To wait for me Near waters lap Though hours of day Are few and short … Continue reading

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Day Two Apprentices tafeSA

8am Day 2 Well it’s day two and things are progressing well so far (Only 10am Smoko) All present and correct and a two-hour theory session has flown by and out into the workshop to Peer and Self Assess yesterdays … Continue reading

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1st Year Apprentices Day One at tafeSA

It is day one of their training at tafeSA and as part of the CB-A project I am going to deliver the sessions very differently this year. First impressions a good bunch of guys looking at the future. Session AIM: … Continue reading

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Expectations

At once the weight Of others thoughts Collect above your brow Directing you To places where Your path would Not have gone It is inside Expectation dwells Deep and low Another’s voice Confirms your own Unfulfilled Expecting what Measured against … Continue reading

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Joy

As years Are past And things Are lost What’s left Is all we have Still grab it hard Run with it And joy Will come to hand. Written Sunday 22nd May 2011 2:57pm, by rob beckett, about the trials of living … Continue reading

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