Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills
This resource has been designed to support the 'Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills' short course. It examines the honey bee; hive management; pests and diseases; and harvesting honey.
Deliver a service to customers
This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs and provide a service to customers within a prescribed framework. Topics include: customer service, customers' needs, customer relations and resolving complaints.
Organise personal work priorities and development
This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to organise your own work schedules, monitor and obtain feedback on your work performance, and maintain required levels of competence. Topics include goal-setting, organisation, self-evaluation and professional development.
Planning programs and activities for children
Discover ways of planning fun experiences for children and helping them to learn new skills. Get to know the children in your care, design experiences that are appropriate and interesting to them, and gain the knowledge and ability to provide those experiences.
Work effectively in an education team
The learning object deals with the skills and knowledge for education support workers to comply with school administrative requirements. Topics covered include team goals, abiding by regulations, meeting and planning, setting goals, teamwork and co-operation.
Now we're cooking with gas! - Disconnect / Reconnect
This resource supports the training of licensed gasfitters, addressing the skills shortages in these trade areas. The resource provides an action learning environment where employees will undertake training suitable to all parties
Furniture making and design - Task: CNC
This task contains information and activities that will assist the learner to develop the skills and knowledge they will need to: understand the basics of CNC Programming; work with different types of CNC programs; write CNC programs; identify CNC tooling.
Provide housekeeping Services to Guests
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to provide housekeeping services to guests in an accommodation establishment. Topics covered include: maintain establishment standards of cleanliness and services implement policies regarding security of both guests, their belongings and staff, knowledge of housekeeping procedures and personal services available to guests, assist with guests' requests for services.
Advanced Writing Skills
This extensive module develops effective writing skills at an advanced level for a variety of social, professional and educational purposes.It covers six different genres, or types, of writing:* Business Letters - A Letter of Complaint* Descriptive Writing* Essay Writing* Narrative Writing* Report Writing* Summary Writing
Source and Engage Contractors
This task is concerned with the skills needed to source and engage contractors.
Manage On-site Staff and Volunteers
This task is concerned with the skills needed to manage on-site staff and volunteers.
Develop Risk Management Strategies
This task is concerned with the skills needed to develop risk management strategies.
Develop a Budget for your Event
This task is concerned with the skills needed to develop a budget for your event.
Identify Sponsorship Opportunities
This task is concerned with the skills needed to identify sponsorship opportunities.
Source and Provide Destination Information and Advice
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to complete Unit of Competence: Source and provide destination information and advice. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include competence in how to: Identify and access information sources for current destinations and general tourism products. Develop and update destination knowledge and general product information through formal and informal research channels. Record and store informati
Softbank calls for Japan e-highway
Japanese Internet giant Softbank details plans for a new broadband super highway.
EU sets course for treaty change
European Union leaders have set in motion plans to amend the EU's main treaty, to ward off any future financial crises, and say new budget rules will strengthen the euro.
The Oil Spill's Other Victims (Science Bulletins)
http://amnh.org/rc10 Beyond oil-coated pelicans, the Gulf spill imperils many lesser-known species such as marsh grasses, seaweed, and deep-sea invertebrates. The latest Bio Bulletin from the Museum's Science Bulletins program highlights these unsung but critical components of Gulf ecosystems and features recent shoreline and surface oil maps from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). View the story in AMNH's Hall of Biodiversity until July 23, 2010 or online. Science Bul
Conservationists@Google: Sea Shepherd Society
Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. Sea Shepherd uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our
Authors@Google: Jeffrey Ma
Jeff Ma is the author of The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big In Business. As part of the notorious MIT Team depicted in Ben Mezrich's now classic Bringing Down the House, Jeff Ma used math and statistics to master the game of blackjack and reap handsome rewards at casinos. Years later, Ma has inspired not only a bestselling novel and hit movie, but has also started three different companiesâthe latest of which, Citizen Sports, is an innovative marriage of sports, betting, and