Appentice Numbers


The new apprentices for 2012 are about to arrive and the building industry is slowing to a crawl in South Australia.  Many apprentices in Wall & Ceiling Lining are on leave or on unpaid time off.  Numbers are down to almost half of last years intake, but there is still time to get more…


Extra Training sessions

There is an alternative they can come into tafeSA and complete any training they have missed or have not completed yet for the year.

This does two things fast tracks their training and frees up time later in the year that may be busier and saves employers losing their apprentices when they need them most.

Onsite Assessment

This is also an option that can shorten attendance times for face to face training and maintain employers workforce levels while still providing the financial bonuses paid for apprentices.

The new crew

As I wait for the new students for 2012 I feel encouraged after the great results achieved by the 2011 changed delivery methods and approaches.  It will help Validate the changes and confirm the positive improvements are consistence with a different sample group of students.

About wallandceiling

I currently design, create and administer over 180 Moodle online courses as part of a project in tafeSA with the BJIT Business Services Team. This project has highlighted a need for training in Moodle and how to implement and maintain courses online. I have been a lecturer in Wall & Ceiling Lining (Drywall for Americans) in Adelaide South Australia involved in the CPSISC validation of the CPC08 National Training packages and the CBA Program to build capacity in assessment through the use of Action Learning and Assessment for Learning principles.
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