Gordon Griffin - Education and Training Adviser
144 Welsford Street
PO Box 163
Shepparton VIC 3630
Phone: 03 5821 1522 - 0417 361632
Fax: 03 5831 1520 - email@example.com
As the year draws to close it is pleasing to welcome new organisations to our online training and delivery platform, Rural Skills Online.
- Charles Darwin University through their Agriculture Campus at Katherine in the Northern Territory
- South West Institute of Technology in Bunbury WA
- The Western Australian Colleges of Agriculture; and
- The Queensland Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry (QDAFF) for selected Queensland state and private high schools.
The QDAFF arrangement will enable nominated state and private high schools in Queensland access to a quality agriculture learning and assessment material for delivery primarily at Certificate II level. The WA Colleges of Agriculture will be both Certificate II and some Certificate III in Agriculture units.
CDU Katherine will be using Certificate III units for its agriculture program, while SWIT will be accessing a range of units for delivery across the campuses at Margret River, Manjimup and Bunbury Campuses.
Training sessions for these organisations on the operation and use of Rural Skills Online is taking place in the very near future and we will be able report on these events in the next newsletter.
It is great to have these organisations on Rural Skills Online and we anticipate a number of additional organisations utilising the platform in the first part of 2013.
We also anticipate a rapid growth in the quantity of learning and assessment material of available units from the AHC10 Training Package as a result of several projects underway and project proposals being worked on at present.
For more information on Rural Skills Online download the latest flyer from our website – this has an up-to-date listing of available resources or contact Gordon Griffin on firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Gordon joined Rural Skills Australia In 1995 as a Training Development and Promotions Officer, on secondment from the Commonwealth Employment Service. In 1998 he was appointed as the Victorian Education and Training Adviser.
While in the Commonwealth Employment Service, he was involved in introducing one of the first 'Traineeships' in the agriculture sector, which brought him in contact with Rural Skills Australia.
Gordon has a strong background in training development and delivery with a large multinational hospitality company; and before that he was in retail management. He has a family history in the dairy industry in southern and northern Victoria.
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