Tailoring Training for a FIFO         Workforce
Contents•   Standard Training Model•   Mining : English Dictionary•   FIFO Challenges•   Mining Challenges•   Solutions25 ...
Standard Training Model• Certificate IV in Training and Assessment      – Deliver in 3 clusters      – E-learning support ...
Mining : English Dictionary• Swing:      The roster for days spent on site and at home.• Shift:      Day or night – genera...
Mining : English Dictionary• Jumbo:      An enormous rock drill on wheels.• Scaling:      Removing rock from the walls or ...
FIFO Challenges•   Training location.•   Amount of face-to-face time.•   Contact after training.•   Travel.•   Swings and ...
Mining Challenges• Lingo.• Internet access.• Diversity of learners.25 May 2012         (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
Solutions• Induction:      – In person.      – Perth worked.• Small blocks:      – Limited face time.      – Hours rather ...
Solutions• Travel:      – Minimise time on site.• Group the students:      – Each Swing works together.• Learn the lingo: ...
Solutions• Internet access:      – Home access is abundant.      – Miners innovate.• Diversity:      – Structure is key.  ...
Conclusion & Recommendations• FIFO workers are good learners, if they have  the right structure.• Don’t make it too hard f...
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Tailoring training for a fifo workforce.

  1. 1. Tailoring Training for a FIFO Workforce
  2. 2. Contents• Standard Training Model• Mining : English Dictionary• FIFO Challenges• Mining Challenges• Solutions25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  3. 3. Standard Training Model• Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – Deliver in 3 clusters – E-learning support post workshop – Learner initiative25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  4. 4. Mining : English Dictionary• Swing: The roster for days spent on site and at home.• Shift: Day or night – generally 12 hours or more.• Bogger: A low profile front-end loader.25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  5. 5. Mining : English Dictionary• Jumbo: An enormous rock drill on wheels.• Scaling: Removing rock from the walls or roof.• Crib: Lunch, in a box.25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  6. 6. FIFO Challenges• Training location.• Amount of face-to-face time.• Contact after training.• Travel.• Swings and shifts.25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  7. 7. Mining Challenges• Lingo.• Internet access.• Diversity of learners.25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  8. 8. Solutions• Induction: – In person. – Perth worked.• Small blocks: – Limited face time. – Hours rather than days.• Contact post training: – Email works. – Phone difficulties.25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  9. 9. Solutions• Travel: – Minimise time on site.• Group the students: – Each Swing works together.• Learn the lingo: – Contextualisation is key. – Achieve buy-in.25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  10. 10. Solutions• Internet access: – Home access is abundant. – Miners innovate.• Diversity: – Structure is key. – Check points are essential.25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012
  11. 11. Conclusion & Recommendations• FIFO workers are good learners, if they have the right structure.• Don’t make it too hard for yourself.• Be flexible in providing support to learners.• Build relationships and achieve credibility through talking their language.25 May 2012 (C) The Pivot Institute 2012

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