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Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System


Yin Foo, Des; Foley, Margaret


E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Report ; 39/1992




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Power and Water Authority

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Technical Report WRD92039 Viewed at 15:07:17 on 29/07/2010 Page 74 of 192. field "trouble shooting". Therefore training is initially identified in the areas of basic computer operation. Instruction on logger communications f data handling and processing should follow. (ii) Personnel Involvement The personnel requiring training should initially involve test pumping and mO:Jitoring section supervisors and field leaders. This level of training is envisaged to involve a staged process and on-the-job learning for field crew. Basic computer skills should still be obtained through formal training. (iii) Training Body Computer training should be organised by the Staff Development unit of PAWA. The current contract agency 'computype' will deli ver the subj ect matter 'as and when' required (depending on numbers). 'rraining of logger operation and communication, data handling and processing aspects may be acomplished 'in house' . Formal training should be supported by adequate 'on the-job' and 'phase in' time. (iv) cost A cost estimate for this exercise, assuming initially six personnel consisting to undertake the computing training phase, of two courses - 'Introduction to Computers' and 'Introduction to DOS' is $5500. This represents approximately 100 man hours and includes $2000 in course fees. Allocation of 1.50 man hours for in-house instruction on logger communications, data handling and processing is represented by a cost of $5300 including instructor time.

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