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Onsite assessment of Apprentices Adelaide Oval

Wall & Ceiling lining apprentices on site at the Adelaide Oval site.  Good apprentices with potential.  These are images from the site visit to assess competency in a work situation. As you can see the pride on the faces of … Continue reading

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Audit

If said slowly and quietly it doesn’t sounds so frightening, does it? The pressure is building and there seems to be an air of concern bubbling away in the background.  The Cooperative for the industry keep mentioning it with following … Continue reading

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Perception

“Is reality” they say and my experience with teen and early twenty year old students supports that. Case A face 20 years of age stares back at me across a workbench, young wrinkle free and bright-eyed but with an expression as many … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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