Align the underframe of a vehicle
In this task the learner is required to place chains and pulling arms around a damaged vehicle at appropriate places and apply pressure to the points to align the underframe to the correct measurements. The learner is to position pulling arms and attach the chains at appropriate places around the vehicle. A pump is ot be selcted and pressure applied to the pulling arms. The learner will need to change pumps to align the underframe completely. Each of measuremtn point is m
Committee structures and functions - Work team communication
An introduction to team skills required by lab technicians working in scientific and medical testing laboratories. Covers the function of workplace committees, using OHS as an example.
Design and Layout of Laboratory - Safety Audits
An introduction to occupational health and safety policies and procedures in scientific and medical testing laboratories. Covers safe laboratory design and safety issues in laboratory layout.
Respond to a quality problem - Contribute to quality improvement
An introduction to quality improvement processes at scientific and medical testing laboratories. Covers handling customer complaints, and reviewing work practices in response.
Blood sample - Prepare samples for microscopic examination
An introduction to procedures in scientific and medical testing laboratories for preparing blood samples for examination under a microscope. Covers safety issues, sample and thin film slide preparation.
This topic looks at organising materials for a building project from preparing the materials list (by calculating the required material) through to getting the materials delivered to the site. It also looks at organising plant and equipment.
Prepare for carpentry - Handling and storing timber
This resource looks at the tasks required when handling and storing timber. Today the boss wants you to handle a load of timber that is being delivered to the site for a block of townhouses. You will have to handle the material safely, store the timber so it will not deteriorate and sort out lengths suitable for plates.
Structural principles – Demolition
This topic looks at the demolition procedure and safe work practices for a building site.
Case study - BCGBC4007A Plan building or construction work
An activity that addresses the critical aspects of assessment for the competency BCGBC4007A Plan building or construction work. This activity could be used as an assessment tool for this competency.
Painting and decorating - Applying the first coats
In this task the learner’s boss wants them to apply one coat of acrylic sealer undercoat to the plaster ceiling and walls of one room. They then have to prime and undercoat the wooden architraves and skirting boards. The learner is also expected to clean up after the job.
Harvesting the Rain - Games for the Trades - Plumbing
This game is intended for apprentice roof plumbers to gain the knowledge and skills to install a rainwater tank to a house. The aim of the game is to gather enough rain water to service a household. The apprentice will learn how to collect information about Australian rainfall patterns and make calculations using the pitch and angle of the roof to determine how much water needs to be collected.
This topic looks at six of the most common industry professionals employed for a building and construction project.
Excerpt of 1961 Pre-Inaugural Gala
An excerpt of recently restored footage from John F. Kennedy's January 19, 1961 Pre-Inaugural Gala produced by Frank Sinatra and Peter Lawford. The clip features the final performance of the evening. Footage is © John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. For more archival film footage visit the JFK Library's YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/JFKL.
Codes & Specs for Boilers & Pressure Vessels
Welcome to the module Codes and Specifications for Boilers and Pressure Vessels (EA 822) for the Welding Supervisor's Certificate. This module aims to provide knowledge and skills necessary for the interpretation of rules set out in the following Australian Standards: AS 1210 - Pressure Vessels; AS 1228 - Boilers - Watertube; AS 4037 - Boilers and Pressure Vessels - Examination and Testing; AS 4041 - Pressure Piping; AS/NZ 3992 - Boilers and Pressure Vessels - Welding and Brazing Qualificati
LRA Event Part 2: Marcus Bleasdale
Remarks and slideshow from photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale. Images by Marcus Bleasdale. To see more on the LRA, visit: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-hunt-africas-most-wanted