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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…


Title Registry Forms FAQ and Live Q&A Webinars

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Update from Justice of the Peace Branch: Title Registry Forms FAQ and live Q&A webinars Dear colleagues, The changes to s.162 of the Land Title Act 1994 and s.311 of the Land Act 1994 have been in effect for almost a week. These amendments have presented some  challenges across the regions. Thank you…


Signs you’re a perfectionist and how it can harm your career

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Signs you’re a perfectionist and how it can harm your career Do you spend hours reworking a presentation? Fiddle around with the font? Hesitate to reveal an early draft of a report because it’s not presentation-ready? You could be suffering from perfectionism. Lynne Cazaly is a facilitator and author of ish:…


How many of these top work perks do you offer employees?

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How many of these top work perks do you offer employees? There’s no doubt that work perks are important for attracting and retaining employees. We asked employees about their most desired benefits and here’s what they said. One of the challenges facing small or medium business is attracting great talent…


Are you too busy working ‘in’ your business not ‘on’ your business?

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Are you too busy working 'in' your business not 'on' your business? Starting your own business is a whole different ball game. As you’re no longer working for someone else and it’s up to you to execute on your vision, it’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind…


20 jobs that command top salaries

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20 jobs that command top salaries While money may not be every candidate’s primary motivation, it remains one of the greatest drivers of attraction. An understanding of the top-paying roles can help to shape your budget and drive a successful recruitment strategy. The following list of high-paying jobs titles includes a…


Police Negotiation Techniques from the NYPD Crisis Negotiations Team

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Police Negotiation Techniques from the NYPD Crisis Negotiations Team Few negotiators can imagine negotiation scenarios more stressful than the kinds of crisis negotiations the New York City Police Department’s Hostage Negotiation Team undertake. But police negotiation techniques employed by the New York City Police Department’s Hostage Negotiations Team (HNT) in…


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 There are many reasons why we stop improving our education. But as higher education is being done differently, the excuses are harder to make. Women are enrolling in tertiary studies at a faster rate than men but one of…


The Importance of Training and Development in the Workplace

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The Importance of Training and Development in the Workplace Training isn’t just important to any company, it is vital. Although there are many categories of training such as management training and or sales training, employees with Project Management skills are an important asset to any organisation. But what does training…


Thinking of RPL for 2019?

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Thinking of RPL for 2019? Recognition of Prior Learning is a process that is sometimes hard to explain – considering that each RPL application is different and each RPL applicant requires their own plan of attack. When attempting to answer frequently asked questions from potential RPL students, sometimes there is…

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