Category Archives: Training

tafeSA Prevoc Class of 2007

The Prevoc class of 2007 Just heard from apprentices that two of this prevoc class of 2007 are still in the industry and working. Hoping they may see this post and look the other apprentices up on our Facebook (Rob Beckett)page where … Continue reading

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Cornice Project

Jimmi Savage’s first attempt and it’s pretty damn good… The first attempt at cornice work can be a really confusing time and this exercise allows for the gentle easing into it. Not too much upside down and backward, just some … Continue reading

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TED Talk, On-line learning & Delivery

This is a talk on on-line delivery of cources materials. Well worth a look… http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_koller_what_we_re_learning_from_online_education.html

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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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Progress

Recently I finished a Mentoring Project with Michael Coghlin, (well if you ever finish mentoring) and 4 BCF lecturers to get them started using on-line content. The experience has taught me a lesson in time. That lesson was hard learnt … 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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