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Caring for the Environment

A customisable interactive CD for workers in the forest and forest products industry. Content includes: on-screen text, photos, animated graphics and a voice-over narration. Trainers can customise all elements, including inserting their own site-specific photos and recording their own voice-over.

Editorial details

Corporate author: McElvenny Ware Pty Ltd.

Availability

Workspace training (McElvenny Ware Pty Ltd)
Ph: 02 4573 6969
Email: david@workspacetraining.com.au

Cost

Purchase price: $33.00 includes:

  • Customisable version CD
  • Slideshow version CD
  • Bound, hard copy
  • Trainer and Assessor Guide
  • Assessment Instrument (in electronic and hard copy format)
  • Presentation folder and postage and handling.

'Chainsaw Basics' - customisable interactive CD

An interactive CD for chainsaw operators, aligned with the Forest and Forest Products Industry Training Package (FPI05). The resource covers safety, basic maintenance and crosscutting techniques. Presentation features photos, movie clips, animated graphics, on-screen text and a voice-over narration. Learning exercises and assessment instruments are also included. Trainers can customise all elements of the presentation, including inserting their own site-specific photos and movie clips, and recording their own voice-over.

Editorial details

McElvenny Ware Pty Ltd

Availability

David McElvenny
Phone: 02 4573 6969
Fax: 02 4573 6930
Email: david@workspacetraining.com.au
Web: Workspace training

Cost

  • $33.00 (inc. GST) includes:
  • Interactive CD in 3 different versions: Powerpoint slideshow, Powerpoint customisable and Flash
  • Hard copy trainer and assessor guide
  • Presentation folder
  • Postage and handling.

Chainsaw Operation - Beginner to Advanced

This resource is an interactive CD learning resource. It is specifically tailored to the needs of workers with poor literacy skills, but is generally suitable for all operators undertaking the theory component of a chainsaw training course. The content material is aligned to six competencies from the Forest and Forest Products Training Package (FPI11) and two competencies from the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package (AHC10).

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Workspace Training

Availability

Workspace Training
PO Box 1954
Strawberry Hill NSW 2012
Phone: (02) 4573 6969
Email: david@workspacetraining.com.au
Website: Workspace training

Cost

$66.00 (GST inclusive) plus postage

Forest Harvesting Learning Guide: Conduct Skidder Operations

This resource is a comprehensive learning tool and training resource for existing and potential forest plant operators and drivers. It has been designed for new and existing employees of the forest industry and those interested in a career in this industry to work through at their own pace. The resource provides an overview of forestry in Australia, facts on forest plantations, an insight to forest operations and further resources. It covers key safety considerations when operating forest machines in everyday forestry tasks, as outlined in the FPI05 Forest and Forest Products Training Package – Harvesting and Haulage Sector.

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Logging Investigation and Training Association (LITA)

Availability

Logging Investigation and Training Association (LITA)
PO Box 9172
Mount Gambier SA 5290
Phone: (08) 8735 1474
Email: lita@seol.net.au
Website: lita

Cost

Free of charge from the above website

Forest Harvesting Learning Guide: OH&S and Environmental Care Learner Guide

This resource is a comprehensive learning tool and training resource for existing and potential forest plant operators, drivers and personnel. It targets the occupational health and environmental aspects of forest management operations and harvesting. It is a web-based application that can be easily sourced by students isolated from formal training facilities.

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Logging Investigation and Training Association (LITA)

Availability

Logging Investigation and Training Association (LITA)
PO Box 9172
Mount Gambier SA 5290
Phone: (08) 8735 1474
Email: lita@seol.net.au
Website: lita

Cost

Free of charge from the above website

Forest Operations

Comprehensive learning tool and trainer resource for Forest Harvesting Plant Operator, specifically FPIHAR3206A Conduct Forwarder Operations and FPIHAR3214A Operate a Single Grip Harvester. The resource comprises a Moodle Based Web Application relevant to the two competencies, Interactive CD Rom of web based material and CD ROM consisting of the two learner Guides.

Editorial details

Author / Publisher – Logging Investigations & Training Association (LITA).

Availability

Andrew Cusack
Logging Investigations & Training Association
PO Box 9172
Mount Gambier West SA 5291
Phone: 08 8735 1474
Mobile: 0418 849 911
Fax: 08 8735 1453
Email: lita@seol.net.au

Cost

  • $22.00 – Hardcopy Manuals GST Inc.
  • $22.00 – DVD Training Material GST Inc.

Skills Development Resource for Certificates II and III in Agriculture

A series of nine learning guides, workbooks and assessment tools, designed to maximise student comprehension and skills development for units of competence in Certificates II and III in Agriculture from the Rural Production and Conservation and Land Management Training Packages. These resources provide accurate and up-to-date industry content, written by people with industry experience and experience in delivering training and assessing in the workplace. These learning resources are also designed to enable RTOs to provide off-campus flexible delivery to workers in remote areas. Conservation and Land Management Training Package.

Editorial details

The resource has been developed by TAFE SA. Individual authors are listed next to the specific resources below.

Availability

The resources are available from the TAFE SA online catalogue at: tafesa

The resources can also be borrowed from:

National Centre for Vocational Education Research
PO Box 8288
Station Arcade
Adelaide SA 5000
Australia
Ph: +61 8 8230 8400
Fax: +61 8 8212 3436
Email:
voced@ncver.edu.au
Document delivery service in accordance with Australian copyright laws.

Cost

  • RTC2301A Undertake operational Maintenance of Machinery (Tim Lacey): $63.97
  • RTE2308A Operate Ride-on Vehicles (Tim Lacey): $58.03
  • RTC3310A Operate Specialised Machinery and Equipment (Bob Fry): $65.84
  • RTC3311A Perform Specialised Machinery Maintenance (Bob Fry): $52.53
  • RTD2313A Clean Machinery of Plant, Animal and Soil Material (Bob Ford): $78.82
  • RTC2701A Follow OHS Procedures (Anthony Stockham): $52.97
  • RTC2306A Operate Vehicles (Ron Pike): $47.91
  • RTC2307A Operate Machinery and Equipment (Ron Pike): $50.88
  • RTE2118A Handle Livestock Using Basic Techniques (Phil Shane): $50.22.