Month: October 2016

Competency Standards and the Road Transport Industry – (Part 3) The Assessment

In this blog we will cover the assessment process. Assessment is the crux of Competency Based Training. We have a set of Competency Standards and Assessment. These are the endorsed parts of training. We don’t care what comes in the middle. As long as you can be assessed to the Standards and pass that assessment,

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New course pays off for some drivers

AFM’s new course is already paying dividends for drivers that have signed up. The E3028 Complete a Work Diary in the Road Transport Industry serves as both a refresher and remedial training when non-compliance is endemic. The course is much more than simply an instructional in filling out the diary page but covers many topics

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Competency Standards and the Road Transport Industry – (Part 2) The Framework

So, we now have a set of Competency Standards and Qualifications. One of the other reasons these were developed was because it was recognised that many people already had the skills to do the job. That was pretty obvious because the Standards were developed from the job, but nobody had the qualification. There needed to

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Competency Standards and the Road Transport Industry – (Part 1) Background.

There are a number of myths floating around regarding having to go to training courses to receive qualifications. What I’m going to attempt to do in this blog and as simply as I can, is explain why you don’t necessarily have to go to a course to get a Nationally Recognised Road Transport Qualification. To do

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AFM’s Blog Post off to a rocky start.

Like many new things,  AFM’s Blog Post has had a few hiccups in getting up and running however,  the issue with posting comments and replies has now been resolved. Unfortunately this has led to some delays in posting and we apologise for this. The good news is that from now on all comments and posts will

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USI Numbers Still Causing Problems for Drivers

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) is stll causing problems for some users. If you are a new or continuing student undertaking any of AFMs training courses, you will need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment. By law, if you don’t have a USI we cannot issue your qualification or

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