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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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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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eBooks and my BCF section

The Present         I have been working on the feasibility of using eBooks for trade students and what form they should take.  The technical issues are not too daunting however the content is.       Plasterboard Wall Repairs…      These old unit … Continue reading

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June 30th 2011 Deadline

The CB-A Project, had it’s ultimate moment for me on Thursday the 30th June 2011, a day far at the end of the project some nine months ago.  Those nine months have flicked past like drawings on a writing pad flick … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day 2 apprentices

Day 2: Wednesday morning session Power point of Back Blocking and Butt Joints, the how, what, why, when and where of it. Typical Questions: What issues came up as a result of installing back blocking and butt joints? How should … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day 3 apprentices

Day 3: Feedback Session The day starts as usual with classroom debriefing of the day before’s theory and how well it related to their practical projects and after a nights thoughts their own workplace and practices. Discussion regarding the day’s … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day1 apprentices

DAY 1: Tuesday’s session (short week), back blocking and butt joints, Calculations, Communication, Read and interpret plans.  Not exactly riveting for students in the trades But the basic skills that are required to be a competent trades person. Through out the old … Continue reading

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The Class 1A – 2011 tafeSA

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Here are the first images of the class, (1A Wall & Ceiling Lining Students) well it is half of them anyway.  They seem happy, fingers crossed I can keep them as engaged as they are this week.  The rest of … Continue reading

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