Category Archives: Wall & Ceiling Lining

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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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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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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