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Completing your RSA Queensland

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Completing your RSA Queensland An RSA Queensland certificate is needed for a lot of different occupations. While the RSA qualification has been around for quite some time there is still confusion over certain aspects of the training or the certification itself! Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about…


First Aid Course on the Gold Coast

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First Aid Course on the Gold Coast So, you’ve realised that you need to complete a first aid course on the Gold Coast. First Aid is important as it enables you to assist persons who become injured in the event of an accident or emergency situation until help arrives.  There…


7 Habits of Effective Jobseekers Bouncing Back From Job Loss

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7 Habits of Effective Jobseekers Bouncing Back From Job Loss Losing your job can be difficult at the best of times, but in the current climate it can hit harder – especially while the future feels uncertain. So, what are the things we can do to stay positive and productive in…


Insider Tips You Need To Master Your Online Study

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Insider Tips You Need To Master Your Online Study Having flexibility with their schedule is the number one reason people flock to online study. With access to online learning, you can study anywhere, anytime whether that be on the bus, in a cafe or on your lunch break. Online study…


9 Essential Tips for Writing Job Applications

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9 Essential Tips for Writing Job Applications Writing job applications is never easy. You have to talk yourself up, find relevant ways to describe your experience and make sure you meet all the application criteria.   It’s nerve racking trying to structure and tweak everything in your application to make…


The Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wages

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The Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wages Published 19 June 2020 The Fair Work Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wages. This will apply to all award wages. Increases to awards will start on 3 different dates for different groups of awards. See When will my…


10 Jobs That Command A Six-Figure Salary

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10 Jobs That Command A Six-Figure Salary 2022 has been an intense year. With the rising cost of house prices, the rental market going gangbusters and the increase in our cost of living, it’s been a financially stressful time. And Australians everywhere are feeling it.   Mozo research found that…


Why You Shouldn’t Give Up On Education After A Career Break

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Why You Shouldn't Give Up On Education After A Career Break People take a career break for so many reasons. Illness, family obligations, a new child, the list goes on.  But just because you’ve taken a career break doesn’t mean you should give up on education.   Higher education can…


9 Signs You Need To Hire Your First Employee

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9 Signs You Need To Hire Your First Employee Owning your own business is a roller coaster. Launching, getting clients or customers and selling your products or services. It can be an exciting time, but it can also be a struggle. When you’re starting out there’s no guarantee of how…


The Top 5 Reasons People Leave Their Jobs

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The Top 5 Reasons People Leave Their Jobs Good help is hard to find, never more so than right now. The Australian Bureau of Statistics  released data in July this year that shows the unemployment rate has dropped to 3.4%. This is the lowest unemployment rate since 1974. With the…


The Best Companies to Work For In Australia

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The Best Companies to Work For In Australia [updated 22nd of February, 2023] Jobseekers can take their pick in this employment market, so here’s the best companies to work for in Australia.   Are you on the hunt for a new job? You might be surprised to learn that it’s…


Why Being An Adult Learner Improves Your Quality Of Life

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Why Being An Adult Learner Improves Your Quality Of Life Lifelong learners enjoy a better quality of life and a plethora of other benefits. This piece of wisdom has been shared many times by all different sorts of philosophies over the years. Just because it’s a bit of a cliche,…


Staying On Track With Online Study

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Staying On Track With Online Study [Updated 22nd of November, 2022] Studying online is a great way to get your qualifications. It means you can continue working and fit it in around the rest of your life without needing to alter your schedule too much. Online study has become especially…


Networking Strategies For Career Progression

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Networking Strategies For Career Progression Networking is a funny thing. For some people the very idea sends shivers down their spine, for others it’s an exciting prospect.   Regardless of your personal feelings, networking is essential to so many industries. Learning how to implement successful networking strategies is an important…


10 Interview Questions & Answers To Prepare For A Project Manager Job

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10 Interview Questions & Answers To Prepare For A Project Manager Job So, you’ve written a stellar job application and you’ve landed the interview. Congratulations! When it comes time to prepare for a job interview it can be difficult to anticipate what questions you might receive and to know how…


Vocational Education Better For The Individual and the Economy

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Vocational Education Better For The Individual and the Economy [Updated January 24th, 2023] Vocational Education and Training (VET) might just be better for the individual student and the economy than people thought.   The VET sector has long struggled with an image problem, the often forgotten middle child of the…


Why Kiwis Should Come And Study In Australia

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Why Kiwis Should Come And Study In Australia Aussies and Kiwis have a long history of comradeship. We are economic and political partners. Our governments have a strong bond known as the Trans-Tasman relations.   Our relationship has always been one akin to squabbling siblings, with jokes about jandals and each…


University or Vocational Education?

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University or Vocational Education? When it comes to deciding if you want to pursue a university degree or a vocational education course, it can be difficult to work out which one makes the most sense for you.   Deciding between university and vocational education means weighing up your options, understanding…


Employability Skills Unpacked

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Employability Skills Unpacked When it comes to entering the workforce, you know that you need certain qualifications for your field and if possible applicable experience. But when it comes down to the crunch, they’ll be looking at your employability skills to make a final decision.   What are employability skills? Employability…


How do I get experience, when employers only want the ‘experienced’?

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It’s the age old saying, ‘How am I supposed to get work experience, if they don’t give me any experience?!’. The job market these days is tough, and it seems like almost every job advertisement mentions those few ghastly little words, ‘must have experience’. So, how do you get experience…


Why Should I Study A Certificate III?

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Why Should I Study A Certificate III? If you’re looking to change careers or find a steady job, a Certificate III qualification could be just the thing to help you achieve your goals!  Certificate III qualifications are entry-level and they can help you get started in a different career or…


Success with Online Learning

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Success With Online Learning [Updated November 2022] There are definite pros and cons to getting an online education versus going to a traditional classroom. Online learning is a growing form of education, giving you the flexibility to study when, where and how you want - but it takes discipline. There…


Real Job Skills From Real Industry Professionals

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Real Job Skills From Real Industry Professionals Advance your career opportunities with real-life training that surpasses all your expectations! Extensive selection of Courses Asset College has grown rapidly, now offering over 50 different qualifications/courses to students across Australia. Our innovative and practical approach to course design and delivery has allowed…

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