Category Archives: Training

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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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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CBA Orientation

The new CBA 2011-12 Program member are beginning their journey today. I sit and listen knowing the learning they will experience over the next 9 months. Suddenly the thought occurs to me just how valuable these projects are not only … Continue reading

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Session with VET’s

Had a session with a few too many VET students with Jason at GP computer suites on Monday 17/10/2011, not sure what Jason thought the first session is always a bit chaotic getting, Moodle and email accounts set up, logins, … Continue reading

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Simple Video in Web Pages

Videos As part of the Mentoring for elearning in the BCF this post show how easy it is to insert videos into content. How they look, work and how easy they are to include them in your web pages and … Continue reading

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Mentoring the BCF

Starting Out Chat Session Moodle LMS      31st August. Andrew, Gabriele, Paul, Roly & I, 12:15pm with Moodle Chat, all attended, most had never used Chat as a medium of communication and apart from some slowish typing all got on well though … Continue reading

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