Language, Literacy and Numeracy – a disaster waiting to happen

A couple of scary training sessions we ran this year included a fair proportion of students who were functionally illiterate.  How can this happen in Australia in 2013? One cohort included school children whose parents refused to have them diagnosed –  as in        “I don’t want my child labeled.” News Flash – these students are … Read more Language, Literacy and Numeracy – a disaster waiting to happen

If I train them they will leave….

Let’s face it – Good Staff who are not developed, recognised and promoted will leave anyway. It is NOT enough to just support training for your staff and then forget about them.  People work for RECOGNITION, more than monetary rewards. So be sure to encourage staff to continually update their skills, and recognise each success … Read more If I train them they will leave….

Latest Training Incentives for Industry

I’m sure you have been confused by all the media hype regarding Incentives for taking on a new Trainee or Apprentice – is it still worth the angst? Here’s the latest information – you can be sure that this will not change anytime soon: If you employ an a new worker (part-time – 15 hrs/wk) … Read more Latest Training Incentives for Industry

Compliance Checklist

Compliance checklist OLGR Compliance Officers check Approved Managers, licence conditions, CCTV, fire equipment and safety exits. They also inspect liquor advertising, harm minimisation signage, registers, the location of ATMs, gaming advertisements and whether gaming machines can be seen by passers by. A compliance checklist has been developed to help licensees understand what OLGR Officers look … Read more Compliance Checklist

OLGR RSA RSG no longer required

Changes to liquor and gaming industry training The state is no longer responsible for the regulation of trainers offering Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible Service of Gaming (RSG) courses. This regulation is now a matter for the Commonwealth Government. People involved in the service of liquor will still have to hold appropriate certification, … Read more OLGR RSA RSG no longer required