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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 Flexibility is the number one reason students choose to study online. With access to an online student portal, you can study on your commute, at home, in a café and fit in study time around your other commitments. The learning materials…


RPL in Australia

RPL in Australia

RPL in Australia RPL in Australia is relatively cost effective and quite easy to obtain, if you have the documented evidence. Recognition of prior learning is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual's relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of…


RPL Assessment

RPL assessment

RPL Assessment An RPL assessment can be a quick and easy way to be awarded a nationally recognised qualification. In vocational education and training, recognition of prior learning is common practice but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the RPL assessment process is commonly known or understood. The process doesn’t involve…


5 Essential Tips for Writing Job Applications

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5 Essential Tips for Writing Job Applications Writing job applications can be tough! It is hard to talk about yourself, describing your knowledge and experience, how it aligns to the role and thinking of all the ways you could answer THAT question, ‘Why should we hire you?’ You essentially need…


Top 10 RPL Qualifications

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Top 10 RPL Qualifications Ever wondered what people are ‘RPLing?’ Here are the top 10 RPL qualifications in the 2020 financial year. Recognition of Prior Learning is generally a quick and easy way for experienced people to gain formal qualifications, recognising the skills and knowledge that they already have. We…


Upskill for your job before EOFY

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Upskill for your job before EOFY The last couple of months have been an interesting ride for a number of us having to take a deeper look at our skill set for new opportunities either within our current organisations or outside of them. More specifically, some of us identified pretty…


Stocktake Your Skills Before EOFY

skills for EOFY

Stocktake Your Skills Before EOFY End of financial year has arrived very quickly. A lot has happened in the previous months and all of us have gone through periods of great change. Some of us have been stood down, our hours reduced or some of us have seen our workloads…


Signing and Witnessing Electronically for JP’s

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An Update from the Justices of the Peace Branch Dear colleagues, In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Queensland Parliament passed the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 (the Act) and is the overarching legislation for the Justice Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response—Documents and Oaths) Regulation 2020. The regulation allows for certain documents to be…


Online Study Options during the Downturn

Online Study Options during the Downturn – We’ll help get you ready for the Upturn Right now, is the time to think about developing and/or recognising the skills you want, need and have ready for the upturn and it will happen. Asset College has been a leader in Online and…


Coronavirus update for bodyguards and crowd controllers licensees

coronavirus update for bodyguards

Coronavirus update for bodyguards and crowd controllers licensees The coronavirus pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation, which we know is creating a huge amount of uncertainty for Queenslanders. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is committed to assisting the security industry and licensees where we can during these uncertain times.…


THANK YOU – WE ARE HERE TO HELP CONNECT THE DOTS

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THANK YOU – WE ARE HERE TO HELP CONNECT THE DOTS TO ASSIST YOU TO MAINTAIN YOUR EMPLOYMENT Asset College want send a big thank you to all the Security Officers out there. I know you all get overlooked but we see you. You are out there on the frontline…


Bad Workplace Health and Safety is Expensive

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Bad Workplace Health and Safety is Expensive Introduction Whether you work with heavy equipment or in an office setting, effective workplace health and safety (WHS) measures are vital for your business. Everyone has the right to return home safely and securely after a long day of work. But did you…


Cyber attack on wool sales a wake-up call for agriculture

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Cyber attack on wool sales a wake-up call for agriculture The cyber attack on the computer software underpinning the Australian wool trade shows how vulnerable agriculture is to malicious hackers, according to a Charles Sturt University academic. Associate Professor Lihong Zheng from the university's School of Computing and Mathematics and…


ASSET JP’S in the Community

jps in the community

ASSET JP’S in the Community At Asset College, we pride ourselves on the impact that our graduates make in the community. Whether it be as a Security Officer, a First Aider or as a high-level Manager in one of the many companies that help to build our economy. Nothing makes…


4 Small Business Mistakes That You Need to Avoid

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4 Small Business Mistakes That You Need to Avoid Starting a micro business and/or managing a small business is a daunting task – there is no two ways about it. This is especially true during an organisation’s infancy, where over 30% of Australia’s small businesses fail within four years of…


What Security Course Do I Need?

What Security Course Do I Need? The security industry offers many different options for aspiring security professionals. For those who don't like being stagnant in one role for too long, the security industry offers pathways into multi-disciplinary roles that are likely to provide you the variety that you need. So…


Become a Security Officer In Darwin, NT

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Become a Security Officer in Darwin, NT How do I become a Security Officer in Darwin? Meet the entry requirements for security licensing in the NT Successfully complete a CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations course Complete NT Police Fingerprint Check Get a Police History Check Pay Your Licensing Fee…


The Importance of Cyber Security in the 21st Century

importance of cyber security

The Importance of Cyber Security in the 21st Century Whether you are a multinational company, small enterprise or average joe, you are no doubt at risk of a cyber attack. Why? Because the world has never been as interconnected than it is today. In Australia alone, 87% of us own a…


Thinking about becoming a JP?

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Thinking about becoming a JP? Our Justice of the Peace (Qualified) Trainer, Adrian provides some insight into what it’s really like undertaking the role, the course and what new JP’s should be wary of! How long have you been a JP and what made you decide to become one? I…


How Small Businesses Can Improve Cyber Security Without Breaking the Bank

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How Small Businesses Can Improve Cyber Security Without Breaking the Bank While organizations of all sizes have benefited from the efficiencies and conveniences of taking their business digital, it’s not without risks. Cyber security in today’s hyperconnected world is a necessity for large, medium and small businesses alike. Smaller businesses…


How To Become a JP

how to become a JP

How To Become a JP In QLD, there are multiple steps required before you are appointed and can begin your duties as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified). How to become a JP: Complete a training course Apply for appointment Be sworn in Only after these steps have been completed…


Security Guard Training: An American Perspective

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Security Guard Training: An American Perspective Getting the Most Out of Your Contract Security Officers Through Training Dave Weiner had a problem. A seasoned manager with more than 25 years of security experience in the corporate, government, and law enforcement sectors, Weiner was directing security at a U.S. Department of Veteran’s…


Looking for a career? Huge demand for cyber security roles forecast

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Looking for a career? Huge demand for cyber security roles forecast Jason Duerden just sort of 'fell into' cyber security, a pathway he said is surprisingly common in the industry. "I started out in a business degree, moved on to a masters in business and MBA, and really got into…

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