Category Archives: CPC08

The current National Training package for Construction, Plumbing and Services Integrated Framework as at 2010

Audit

If said slowly and quietly it doesn’t sounds so frightening, does it? The pressure is building and there seems to be an air of concern bubbling away in the background.  The Cooperative for the industry keep mentioning it with following … Continue reading

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Framed Ceilings Unit 2A – 2012

First Impressions Last years first years are here and their first unit is Framed Ceilings (Rondo Ceilings) Background The class has overall been exposed to this type of ceilings in their workplaces and constructed bulkheads using steel components.  That is … Continue reading

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Response to a post in the CPSISC Forum about apprentices.

The following is my response to a post that says we need to change apprenticeships and training to cater for the school leavers that say a 12 months course is too long.  That have to look at it differently for today’s instant … Continue reading

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1st Year Apprentices Final

Masonry Fixing Unit shots It is hard to believe that the 1st years are at the end of their training for 2011.  Though looking at their progress I can see the growth in skills confidence and maturity.  Tasks that seemed … Continue reading

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Picture of Competence (Steel framing)

Where to check for the correct information and how to use it in steel framing practice. (Session Objective)     Curves and raked bulkheads in steel framing is a second year Wall and Ceiling unit I have been delivering today.       … Continue reading

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RPL update

Time seems to have slipped quickly by without much notice and an RPL candidate I have been experimenting with, in a tafeSA qualification and funding way, has almost come to a close. The process has been a bumpy one, much like … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day 2 apprentices

Day 2: Wednesday morning session Power point of Back Blocking and Butt Joints, the how, what, why, when and where of it. Typical Questions: What issues came up as a result of installing back blocking and butt joints? How should … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day 3 apprentices

Day 3: Feedback Session The day starts as usual with classroom debriefing of the day before’s theory and how well it related to their practical projects and after a nights thoughts their own workplace and practices. Discussion regarding the day’s … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day1 apprentices

DAY 1: Tuesday’s session (short week), back blocking and butt joints, Calculations, Communication, Read and interpret plans.  Not exactly riveting for students in the trades But the basic skills that are required to be a competent trades person. Through out the old … Continue reading

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2nd years Day – 3 steel stud work

Self & Peer Assessment The work continues and confidence is high, the set out is complete and the projects are all aligned and looking great.  The initial problems resolved and the practice set out on an open floor brought out … Continue reading

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