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First Aid for Burns

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First Aid for Burns Burns can damage the soft tissue and be caused by: Heat Chemicals Electricity Extreme Cold or Solar Radiation. The treatment for burns differs depending on the source of the burn and where on the body you or someone to whom you are administering First Aid has…


First Aid for Snake Bites

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First Aid for Snake Bites In Australia, we have many creepy crawlies that make the rest of the world wonder how we’ve survived all this time. But, us Aussies see these creatures as just a part of life down under. While snakes are prevalent right across the world, Australia ranks…


‘You Must Have a Passion to Own Your Own Business’

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‘You Must Have Passion to Own Your Own Business’ These are the words of ASSET’s Certificate III in Micro Business Operations program graduate, Zenoni Nyandwi. Zenoni is Burundian. He fled from Burundi to Malawi in 2011, escaping the political unrest and violence in his home country. Before fleeing, he worked…


The History of Private Investigators

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The History of Private Investigators When you think of a PI do you imagine a professional sleuth, clad in a trench coat and fedora slumped in a car with a long lens camera peaking out of the window? You’d be forgiven for thinking this is what a PI looks like.…


Why You Can’t Do A Security Course Online

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Why you can’t do a security course online A question we get asked a lot here at ASSET is, ‘Do you have an online security course?’ Unfortunately the answer is no. But many people are curious – why can’t you study a security course online? The security industry is a…


Work From Home – 5 career options for flexibility

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Work From Home – 5 career options for flexibility When the COVID-19 lockdowns happened last year, many companies were forced to suddenly accommodate work from home arrangements. For many companies this had to be organised in the space of a couple of days and really tested the logistical expertise of…


Side Hustle for Cyber Security

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Side Hustle for the Cyber Sector   During the 2020 COVID lockdowns some Cyber Security experts found time to put their hacking skills to use, searching and reporting bugs in large companies software and it’s proved to be a very profitable side hustle. According to BBC news hackers made a…


How to become a Health and Safety Representative

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How to become a Health and Safety Representative With Health and Safety Representatives being a requirement at many companies these days you might be wondering - What does a Health and Safety Representative do? How do they become qualified and how do they get elected? What do Health and Safety…


Filling the Gap – Gap years for the COVID Class

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Filling the Gap - Gap years for the COVID Class For the class of 2020 or 'the COVID class' many of the usual rites of passage that come with high school ending were missed. Schools closed down, formals were cancelled, and schoolies was postponed. It was a rough year for…


Millennials Are Choosing VET Over University

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Millennials Are Choosing VET Over University As a Millennial there are some universal truths you accepted a long time ago. Avocados are expensive but worth the hassle, the dream of owning property is something far into the distance, and your career is going to change multiple times during the course…


How Much Does the Security Guard Course Cost?

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How Much Does the Security Guard Course Cost? The security industry has a certain allure. It offers variety, a way to get out of the office onto your feet, the chance to help people and a flexible roster that can work around study or family commitments. It’s no wonder the…


How to become a Security Guard

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How to become a Security Guard The Australian security industry is booming at the moment with a predicted job growth of 15.6% over the next five years according Seek. Security guards do all kinds of roles from retail security to gatehouse work, crowd control and concierge. This exciting industry offers…


How long does it take to become a Security Guard?

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How long does it take to become a Security Guard? The short answer is approximately up to 3 months before you are licensed and can work in QLD. But, here's the process in full! Over the last year you may have noticed the security presence has intensified across a range…


Call Centre Operators – Top 5 Skills To Be Successful

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Call Centre Operators - Top 5 Skills To Be Successful Working in customer engagement as a Call Centre Operator can be a rewarding role. You spend all day helping people with what they need. There’s always work going in the industry and the median weekly pay rate is $1,186 according…


Becoming a Plaintiff Investigator

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Becoming a Plaintiff Investigator Investigations is a very competitive field. Here at ASSET we receive lots of enquiries every week about getting into this exciting industry. And it’s no wonder considering the intrigue that a career in investigations offers and the fact that this industry is predicted to grow by…


Getting in the game as a Marketing Coordinator

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Getting in the game as a Marketing Coordinator  The field of marketing and communications has grown and evolved with the rapid changes in technology and it looks set to experience modest growth over the next few years with an estimated 9% projected growth by 2024. There’s a call for all…


Administration Managers – the unsung heroes of the business world

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Administration Managers – the unsung heroes of the business world We have all dealt with Administration Managers. In our jobs and in our everyday lives, when we go to the Doctors or register for a program, there has been someone there to explain the process, give you the paperwork and…


Is Security a Good Job? Learn more about the industry with something for everyone!

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Is Security a Good Job? Learn more about the industry with something for everyone!   Ready for a career change and wondering if security is the right move for you? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Security jobs are future proof  In a world where a lot of service jobs…


Everything you need to know about the Justice of the Peace Course

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Everything you need to know about the Justice of the Peace Course  Becoming a Justice of the Peace is a common ambition for many people from all walks of life. Being a Justice of the Peace means holding a prestigious position with the authority and ability to serve your community.…


Get into the revitalized Hospitality Industry with an RSA course!

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Get into the revitalized Hospitality Industry with an RSA course!  While all industries were hit hard by COVID last year, the hospitality industry was particularly fraught with lockdowns and occupation restrictions making it difficult for people to run their businesses. But industry insiders say that 2021 is going see a…


Industry set to soar as skills shortage calls for more people to study cyber security

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Study Cyber Security: Industry set to soar as skills shortage calls for more people The Cyber Security Industry is growing not just in Australia but also overseas with many opting to study cyber cyber security. As we become more reliant on online systems for shopping, studying and socialising the need…


Get the edge over competitors in 2021 with these important work skills

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Get the edge over competitors in 2021 with these important work skills Whether you’re a school leaver, a university graduate or you’ve been in your industry for years, we could all use a competitive edge. With the turbulence of the last year, there has never been a more important time…


The Demand for Women in Security is causing a Surge of Flexible Jobs for Mums

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The Demand for Women in Security is causing a Surge of Flexible Jobs for Mums Being a mum is a full-time job between school runs, dinner prep, homework and extra-curriculars (why does he want to take Capoeira all of a sudden?). It’s hard to find time to do anything and…


Finding Flexible Jobs with No Experience – The Achievable Pipe Dream

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Finding Flexible Jobs with No Experience - The Achievable Pipe Dream After a year of redundancies, lockdowns and working remotely many of us are trying to find that elusive work / life balance. For lots of people this means a career shift, perhaps you were made redundant during COVID or…

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