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Posted in Chemical

Practical video AusChem online Darwin

This video is a good example of the practical test that you have to do for the AusChem online course. Make a video like this, you select the chemical and make sure the video covers the chemical rate from the label, PPE, mixing, measuring, application, wash up and anything relevant to the chemical application.Make…

Posted in Indigenous Training

Plant Identification in Darwin

Did you know this is the floral emblem for the city of Darwin?  Red Flowering Kurrajong.  Genus: Brachychiton species: megaphyllusDescription: The Red-flowering Kurrajong is a small tree to 6 m tall. The bark is dark grey-brown, slightly fissured, and tessellated. The leaves are alternate, large, and…

Posted in Indigenous Training

Red tailed black cockatoos

Red tailed black cockatoos make allot of noise when they are singing or playing or fighting, beautiful birds great to listen too and watch.  In the Northen suburds of Darwin the cockatoos were going crazy with excitement, I could not work out what make the birds sing, they were chasing each other or…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Recovery winch exposed

To train people on how a four wheel drive electric recovery winch works we needed to demonstrate the use of electric winch.  The gears are very low so the speed of the drum is slow but thats how the strength of pull is generated to make it strong enough to pull bogged vehicles out of the mud.  Watch…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Alice Springs 4WD Training After Rain

Alice Springs recieved some welcome rain and by chance we were running a 4WD course so we had water on the road and a few mud holes. The best bit no dust and the rain had flattened out the corrugations so the roads were pretty smooth, but lots of flies.Let’s face it, driving in the NT is exciting! It…