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By Spr Nicholas Wiseman
THE Army Learning Production
Centre (ALPC) is largely
unknown, despite almost every
soldier in the Army being exposed
to its products at some time dur-
ing their career.
ALPC produces technology-
based learning products for indi-
viduals and teams that are delivered
by disc or via online systems such
as Campus. You can visit iArmy to
The OC of ALPC's Sydney
detachment, Maj Malcolm Conway,
said the centre worked with other
units to help identify their training
needs and determine what technolo-
gy-based training could help.
"From there we develop a solu-
tion working with the customer unit
and subject matter experts," Maj
products can range from a DVD to
courseware deployed on the DRN
using Campus, complete with
Headquartered in Puckapunyal,
the unit has detachments in Sydney,
Brisbane and Wodonga, giving it
a national footprint that provides
capability within regional locations.
Maj Conway said those capabili-
ties allowed ALPC to service local
"We have the advantages of a
regional presence with the flexibil-
ity of working interstate and over-
seas," Maj Conway said.
With technology advanc-
ing every day, the Army wants to
exploit technology to deliver the
best effect in training.
"If the best way to deliver some
knowledge to a soldier is through a
three-minute video, then we should
use the tools available to develop
that three-minute video and get it to
the soldier," Maj Conway said.
During 2010 ALPC provid-
ed support to Exercise Hamel by
supplying a production house and
media personnel to produce simu-
Production house OIC Capt
Victoria Osborn said they used sim-
ulated media newscasts to influence
"We also got to see how our
soldiers react to the media on the
ground," Capt Osborn said.
About the same time, a
small team deployed to the
Counterinsurgency Training Centre
in Kabul, Afghanistan, to capture
their training and deliver it back
home to better prepare troops for
Maj Conway command-
ed this team which produced a
DVD-based flexible learning
"The counterinsurgency product
is now being used by ADF force
elements preparing to deploy to
Afghanistan," he said.
"It's available on a limited-dis-
tribution basis to force preparation
units and mounting headquarters."
ALPC maintains a product
library on its website, allowing indi-
viduals and units to preview and
place orders for their products.
Units can submit development requests by
visiting the ALPC website at http://intranet.
follow the instructions.
Army March 31, 2011
Ready to deploy: Soldiers will be better prepared for deployments thanks to technology-based, operationally focused training packages being developed by the Army Learning Production Centre.
Photo by Sgt Brent Tero
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This product was developed by ALPC
and should be used as part of ongoing
training by members of all ranks from ADF
training establishments and units.
Visual training aids
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