Category Archives: tafeSA

THE IPAD

Finally got one to test my resources After a long time working on resources for on-line learning, delivery of training and Assessment, it has finally arrived “The IPad”. I must admit it has only been three years since starting the … Continue reading

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Follow Up

I just had to add this to the Confidence post… In a recent article by an outgoing University head this has been discussed and while fresh in my mind highlighted the importance of the relationship between student and facilitator/lecturer/teacher, something … Continue reading

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Confidence

The final Unit Last week I trained a 3rd student, he was making up a unit missed. He had problems during his apprenticeship. Issues with confidence mainly, brought about by continual failure in a learning environment. School, an RTO and … Continue reading

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Arches Arches Arches

 The results of all these arches from 2A have been really better than last years with a few exceptions. Over all they have performed well and grasped the setting out geometry. Remembering it will be the challenge. The eye for … Continue reading

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Arches

Arches were covered in the first year unit last year but that was a long time ago. Memories fade and “What is a Radius again?” The set out seemed familiar, centerline, Span, pivot point, springing line but this time there … Continue reading

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Skills for All

RPL Options This june the funding for training is changing in SA, what it will look like is still unclear to me though the picture is starting to sharpen up. It begins to appear that anyone with a Certificate 1 … Continue reading

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Appentice Numbers

2012 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 … Continue reading

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Office for Apprentices

 As a followup to my last post I thought I would start off with where the students need to go with regard computing skills. Basic Word Processing Letter witting & General Correspondence  mock resume Quotes and orders via fax and … Continue reading

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Getting into office for Apprentices

At some stage all apprentices become the boss and they will have to use computers and here is some offers fgrom Microsoft to get started. Check out the information below and later I weill begin to offer some basic details … 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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