Animal Management Officers professional development program

Client: South Australia Dog and Cat Management Board
Client website: http://www.dogandcatboard.com.au/
This project involved consultations to inform the design and development of print and online resources for Animal Management Officers (AMOs) working in South Australia. The resources include an interactive online package introducing AMOs to the legislation relevant to their work, a trainers guide and participants workbook for use during quarterly face-to-face training.

Partner: TAFESA.

Online horticultural units of competency

Client: National Environment Centre
Client website: http://www.rit.tafensw.edu.au/campuses/nec
This project involved researching and developing on line content for six units Diploma level units of competency from the Amenity Horticulture Training Package.

Equine farm planning

Client: GOTAFE
Client website: http://www.gotafe.vic.edu.au/
This project involved consultations with the Thoroughbred horse industry and the subsequent research and writing of a sustainable whole farm planning reference book.

Development of a bedding systems policy position

Client: Department of Human Services
Client website: http://www.health.vic.gov.au
This project required a state wide consultation with key stakeholders and subsequent development of a policy position paper. The project involved completion of a literature review, reporting to a Reference Group and developing a series of recommendations for action.

Organisational review GMH AgCare Ltd.

Client: Goulburn Murray Hume AgCare Ltd.
Client website: http://www.gmhagcare.org.au/
This project required a whole of organisation consultation, review of current literature and subsequent development of a series of recommendations to assist GMH Agcare in its review of organisational performance.

A report detailing the findings of the consultation and literature review with recommendations was presented to the Board and staff.

We are undertaking a number of projects related to implementation of the recommendations including writing position descriptions, designing and developing an induction program, and undertaking a remuneration review.

Plain English rewrite of legal documentation

Client: NSW Aboriginal Housing Office
Client website: http://www.aho.nsw.gov.au/
This project required a review and rewriting in Plain English of a lease document. The purpose was to ensure clarity of message and retention of legal content.

Fact sheets to reflect the NHMRC Australian Alcohol Guidelines for low risk drinking

Client: Department of Health and Ageing
Client website: http://www.health.gov.au/
This project required team members to develop fact sheets for the general population, teenagers, parents of teenagers, and pregnant and breast feeding women about the revised National Health and Medical Research Council’s alcohol guidelines for low risk drinking.

Partner: Wodonga TAFE.

Consumer training and support for disability employment and advocacy services

Client: Wodonga Institute of TAFE as contracted to the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Client website: http://www.dss.gov.au/
Scott & Associates Consulting developed the following products:

• Retirement Planning training resources including flipchart with trainers notes and a learner’s workbook.

• Training and Assessing e-book including embedded video and print based material.

• Being an effective manager – a self paced learning resource for managers and supervisors.

• Teamwork training resources including a learners workbook, trainers guide and PowerPoint presentation.

• Communicating effectively with people with disability consultations with key community service organisations and a literature review informed a report and recommendations to the Department’s Communications Working Group.

Web based copies of the training resources are available at the FaHCSIA Consumer Training and Support Products website: http://resources.fahcsia.gov.au/ConsumerTrainingSupportProducts/trainers/cts_resource_directory/sec8.htm.

Home Ownership on Indigenous Land

Client: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services, and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)
Client website: http://www.dss.gov.au/
The Home Ownership on Indigenous Land (HOIL) project requires the development of a set of print based trainers and participants resources to support the introduction of the HOIL program to Indigenous people living in remote communities. The eight workshops include information about aspects of home ownership and buying a house.

Wool resource kit

Client: Kondinin Group Ltd
Client website: http://www.farmingahead.com.au/
This project involved writing a set of resources for use by upper primary and lower secondary teachers. Development ensured that the language and literacy requirements for the target audiences were addressed in all resources. The resource kit is mapped to the national curriculum and offers activities and lesson plans for all areas of study.

Sustainability forum

Client: Albury City
Client website: http://www.alburycity.nsw.gov.au/
This project involved the development of an induction program for the Albury City strategic sustainability communities of practice. These communities of practice involve key community members and Albury City staff. The project included delivery of the session on consensus decision making during the initial induction day.

We are facilitating the ongoing Sustainability Forum sessions.

Stallion management course

Client: Goulburn Ovens TAFE
Client website: http://www.gotafe.vic.edu.au/
This project required consultation with the North East Victorian Thoroughbred Industry and the subsequent writing of a course for stallion managers working at large equine stud farms. A series of competencies, written following a mapping process across competencies from the AQTF framework, are the foundation for a course offered in 2009.

Why adopt no-till?

Client: Lachlan Catchment Management Authority
Client website: http://www.lachlan.cma.nsw.gov.au/
This resource package includes facilitator resources and participant materials for landholders implementing conservation farming techniques. The Lachlan Catchment Management Authority required a set of 12 modules to be developed and delivered as action learning based workshops.

Our partners: Kondinin Group and National Environment Centre.

Pressure areas online education package

Client: Department of Human Services/Victoria Quality Council
Client website: http://www.health.vic.gov.au/qualitycouncil/
This project required the development of an online education package for use by staff working in residential aged care facilities.

The resource guides learners through a series of modules offering print and graphic explanations of material supported by case studies, news articles, reference materials and a web link to other relevant sites.
The resource is available at:  http://www.health.vic.gov.au/learning/pressureulcers/pu_basics_workers/home.

Our partners: Mercy Health Service and Wodonga TAFE.

Financial literacy for seniors

Client: Department of Planning and Community Development
Client website: http://www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/
This project required our team to create a series of resources to enhance senior Victorians financial literacy skills. The resources include a trainers guide and information/action sheets for participants covering 12 topics.

The project required consultation with a number of peak bodies to inform the content of the resources, research and liaison with a project reference group.

Partner: National Information Centre on Retirement Investments.

Help from Within: a toolbox for E-works

Client: E-works
Client website: http://eworks.edu.au/
This web based toolbox, ‘Help from Within’, was one of eight funded nationally during 2008. It is a learning resource designed to support trainers and learners working within the Aboriginal Health Workers Certificate II program.
The toolbox is available at: http://toolboxes.flexiblelearning.net.au/series11/11_03.htm

Partner:  Wodonga Institute of TAFE.

Certificate III in Financial Services – Money Management Program

Client: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Client website: http://www.dss.gov.au/
This project involved the development of print and multimedia training resources for a Certificate III in Financial Services qualification designed to meet the needs of Indigenous Money Management employees in remote communities. The participant’s manuals were developed for completion as self-paced learning materials or for trainer supported delivery.

Partner: Wodonga Institute of TAFE.

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