Training package development and review
Sample projects

  • Plan and conduct workplace functional analyses
  • Consult with subject matter experts
  • Research and write new units of competency
  • Review existing units of competency
  • Draft new and review existing qualifications
  • Consult with stakeholders and respond to issues
  • Incorporate editor and QA feedback.
Sample Projects

  • PRM04 Asset maintenance Training Package Review and Integration into CPP07 Property Services Training Package - 2009
  • Diploma of Auslan - units of competency - 2009
  • PSP04 Public Sector Training Package - new units of competency for Workplace Authority Advisors and Inspectors - 2009
  • CPC08 additional qualifications and new units of competency in Fire Systems Design - Diploma and Vocational Graduate Certificate - 2008/9
  • Continuous Improvement Project - Local Government Training Package LGA04 - new units of competency to enhance Certificate IV qualifications for para-professional planning and environmental health assistants - 2007/8
  • Continuous Improvement Project - NWP07 Water Industry Training package Certificate IV - 2007
  • Development of AQF Accredited Programs in Asbestos Management and Removal for the ACT Asbestos Taskforce. - 2006/7
  • NWP01 Water Industry Training Package Review - Phase II 2006
  • Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council - Construction AQF IV-VI Project 2005 - 2006
Technical writer/ Author
Sample books

  • In-depth research of curricula
  • Consultation with subject matter experts
  • Preparation of manuscript to specification
  • Preparation of artwork briefs
  • Incorporation of reviewer suggestions
  • Liaison with editor
  • Proofing.
Sample Books

  • Heinemann@work - Hospitality - the essentials 2007 - Heinemann Australia http://www.hi.com.au/bookstore/bmoredetail.asp?idVal=768/2608/34266 Short-listed for The Australian Excellence in Educational Publishing Award 2008
  • Construction and the built environment: Level 1 Foundation Diploma 2007* - Edexcel UK link . Selected by Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) funded by UK HE and FE Funding Councils to be included in its offering of e-books for further education
  • Heinemann@work Hospitality Book 1* 2003 VET/ VCE - Heinemann Australia link
  • Winner of The Australian Excellence in Educational Publishing Award VET Book Series 2004 Short-listed for The Australian Excellence in Educational Publishing Award 2003 Information Processing and Management* 2003 CD-Rom VCE - Heinemann Australia link
  • please see also list under publications.
Instructional designer
Sample projects

  • Analyse units of competency and prepare sequencing strategy for learning materials
  • Consult with subject matter experts for technical data
  • Prepare draft materials for wide consultation with industry experts and stakeholders
  • Suggest illustrations, graphics
  • Incorporate consolidated feedback
  • Prepare second and final drafts in consultation with client, editor, QA assessor, client and stakeholders.
Sample Projects

  • Workplace Skills Development Guide - Fire Systems Design - 2009
  • E-resources - Automotive Service and Repair - 2007/8
  • Work Out 2 - Multimedia literacy resource for Melbourne Juvenile Justice Centre (Parkville) 2006/7
  • V/line - Incident Investigator Training Program 2006
  • Allied Health Assistant Certificate IV 2005
  • See also extensive list under publications
Researcher
Sample projects

  • Desk research - extensive
  • Surveys - online, phone, mail
  • Qualitative interviews 1:1
  • Consultation with subject matter experts
  • Case studies
  • Benchmarking
Sample Projects

  • Training Package Implementation Projects - Competency Based Completion; Skills Victoria 2008 and 2009
  • Australasian Spatial Information Education and Research Association (ASEIRA) Project: Enhancing communications to prospective Spatial Information students, 2008
  • The Next Generation of Training Packages: Analysing Units of Competency. National Quality Council, 2007.
  • Organisational Performance Surveys - RACV, Australia Post, Amcor.
  • Employing ~ Best Practice' - benchmarking project in partnership with Adecco and Crown Ltd
  • Learning in the Workplace - a study of three enterprises.
  • Victoria University - Adult VCE review and report
  • RACV - outsourced services evaluation - Board report 2002