Technical Education


Planning and Organising Work: The Construction Toolkit 18 min.

One of the skills that employers in the construction industry value most in their employees is the ability to plan and organize work. Construction projects are complex and many tasks require detailed planning and organization to complete. This video begins by examining why planning and organization is so critical to working in the construction industry and then profiles three people enjoying succe...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Reading and Interpreting Plans and Documents: The Construction Toolkit 21 min.

Any construction project has a multitude of plans and documents associated with it and it is critical that any construction worker is able to accurately read and interpret those that are relevant to their roles onsite. This video looks at the range of various plans and documents that are used in construction and why they are so vital to the work done by all workers on any construction project. It...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Working Effectively in the Construction Industry: The Construction Toolkit 17 min.

The construction industry employs more than a million people Australia-wide in hundreds of different trades-based and professional roles. For anyone entering a course or trade, it is vital to understand what is required to be an effective worker in this industry. This video provides an overview of the construction industry – the three main areas of construction: domestic, commercial and civic – th...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Workplace Health and Safety: The Construction Toolkit 17 min.

Construction sites are potentially highly dangerous working environments. All workers must have a sound understanding of the importance of workplace health and safety in every aspect of what they do. This video examines the importance of workplace health and safety in construction, identifying and assessing risk, and various ways in which hazards are controlled on a construction site. It features...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Communication: The Construction Toolkit 18 min.

The ability to communicate effectively is one of the most important skills any construction industry worker needs. Poor communication can have disastrous consequences, including endangering the safety of workers and hindering productivity and efficiency, which costs money. This video looks at the key aspects of effective communication in construction, including how to ensure verbal, written and vi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Construction Toolkit 107 min.

Every construction worker needs more in their toolkit besides hammers, screwdrivers and saws. This 6-part series gives learners the tools they need to succeed in the industry, teaching them about the industry and the core skills that the construction industry requires.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Measurements and Calculations: The Construction Toolkit 21 min.

Fundamental to the work done by just about anyone on a construction site is the ability to measure accurately and calculate various quantities of materials required on building projects. This video starts with an overview of the types of measurements and calculations typically used in construction, then covers a range of practical examples involving length, area and volume. Calculations for each o...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Electronic Stability Control for Cars—European Inventor Award 2016 6 min.

Anton van Zanten has dedicated a lifetime of invention to the improvement of automotive safety technology, most notably in the field of vehicle collision prevention. His milestone contributions include the widely marketed Electronic Stability Control system (ESC) – also known as ESP (Electronic Stability Program) – an electronic guidance technology that helps to avoid skidding under loss of surfac...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Cinematographer: Documentary & News Estel Dillon—How to Make It In Film 29 min.

Estel Dillon is a photographer and editor with over 30 year's experience working at NBC, NBC News, NBC Universal, NBC News Washington, D.C., and WWBT-TV. His awards include a National Emmy, several first place awards from the White House News Photographer's Association, NPPA awards, regional Emmy awards and, the NBC Ovation award.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Cinematographer: Documentary, Comedy & News Cuong LeNguyen—How to Make It In Film 29 min.

Cuong Lenguyen was the cinematographer, producer, and director for Arlington Public Schools in Virginia, co-producing and editing the series, Claro! English for Parents. LeNguyen is Senior Motion Graphics Designer at Home Front Communications in Washington, D.C. creating commercials, PSAs, and high-end videos for a wide range of commercial, non-profit, and government organizations (Animal Planet,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016