Category Archives: Qualifications

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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June 30th 2011 Deadline

The CB-A Project, had it’s ultimate moment for me on Thursday the 30th June 2011, a day far at the end of the project some nine months ago.  Those nine months have flicked past like drawings on a writing pad flick … 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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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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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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