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Employment Services and Training Organisations

We often see discussion about the use of employment or training courses as an outcome within employment service providers. Often the providers refer jobseekers to training organisations that they actually own, which stretches the bounds of ethical practice in terms … Continue reading

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Disability Training Resources

One of the irritations of my life is the paucity of good quality training resources for use when training the certificate and diploma courses in disability. Sure there are a few organisations that have been producing resources for sometime, but … Continue reading

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Training Standards And Disability Employment

Regrettably most of our disability service organisations operate without any real training standards. Whilst the sector generally acknowledges it is desirable for staff to hold a Cert IV in Disability, there isn’t any real compliance regime that mandates this level … Continue reading

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Challenging Behaviour Workshops

June 5th – Half day workshop for Disability Professionals Victoria. Melbourne City Venue. Contact DPV on Phone: 9629 1010 Fax: 9629 1818 Email: info@dpv.org.au June 11th – Full day workshop. Outer Eastern Melbourne Venue. Contact Praxis on 0427 813840 or … Continue reading

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Disability in Singapore – What have I Learn’t

Well It’s been an enlightening experience. The rights of individuals and many of the things that we take for granted aren’t a given in Singapore. Whilst we talk about equality of access, in Singapore we have a very hierarchical society … Continue reading

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Diploma Update

I’ve attached a link to the draft course brochures.  You’ll find them on this page. Remember this training can be delivered interstate and if you happen to live in Melbourne, I’m available to talk with you. diploma CHC50108-6 diploma CHC50612-4 … Continue reading

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Competency or capability approach to training

On friday last I attended a roundtable meeting to discuss the issue of whether we should move towards a capability based training model for VET. It’s becoming increasingly obvious that training should be based around the actual requirements of a … Continue reading

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