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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…


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 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…


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…


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…


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…


Train with ASSET at Our New Security Training Centre

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Train with ASSET at Our New Security Training Centre  ASSET is excited to announce that we have officially moved to our new North Lakes Location! The new security training centre is located at 18 Flinders Parade, North Lakes. The beautiful new facility includes four large training rooms, computer labs for…


ASSET Helping HELP!

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ASSET Helping HELP! At Asset College, we pride ourselves on our ability to connect people with real employment opportunities. Our unique, complimentary pre-screening for employment program has seen many (the numbers are huge) ASSET graduates find jobs in the security industry. Our partnerships in the industry allow us to help…


Kicked from the Kerbside to Security!

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Kicked from the Kerbside to Security! Bailey wasn’t literally kicked from the kerbside… However, before starting his career in security he was a Kerbside Team Leader at Brisbane Airport. Unfortunately, when COVID-19 arrived, this made it difficult for Bailey to have any certainty in his current employment. He also felt…


Ashleigh’s Career Was Reshaped With Security

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Ashleigh's Career Was Reshaped With Security This story was written by Ashleigh McCulloch. Before security I worked 11 years as a qualified Graphic Designer. I then became a Job Seeker, and my placement consultant suggested working in the security industry because of my outgoing personality. I found out about studying…


“Most positive aspect of my year!”

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“Most positive aspect of my year!” Leanne didn’t expect her career to take such a turn when COVID19 hit Brisbane earlier this year. Prior to contacting Asset College, Leanne had worked in the airlines for 15 years! With the changes to the airline industry, Leanne determined it was time to…


Rehabilitation Through Security

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Rehabilitation Through Security You will find many ex-military or aspiring Defence force candidates in our security classes! Security can be a great stepping-stone for some experience in the workforce before applying for the armed forces or it can be a great way for ex-military to transfer to civilian careers. Lyndon…


New Security Management Courses

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New Security Management Courses In the vocational education and training industry, qualifications change all the time. Industry Skills Councils (ISCs) are responsible for ensuring the nationally recognised qualifications within their areas provide students with the skills needed for the workforce. Workforce skill needs are constantly changing as a result of…


Crowd Control Experience Led Teomner to New Role

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Crowd Control Experience Led Teomner to New Role Before entering a career in security, Teomner worked as a Warehouse Store Person. This was a job he had done for 9 years; since the age of 18! He decided that it was time for a change. Teomner was registered with Tursa…


‘The security industry doesn’t discriminate based on age!’

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‘The security industry doesn’t discriminate based on age!’ Recent ASSET security graduate, Grant Perkins has gained a lot of customer service experience throughout his career. This experience is what lead Grant to pursuing a career in security! Before contacting ASSET, Grant started out as an English Teacher. He then moved…


Australian Cyber Week 2020 commences today!

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Australian Cyber Week 2020 commences today! Cyber Week provides opportunities for Australian cyber security and related organisations to showcase their capabilities and network with peers, potential investors and customers. It also provides a great way for cyber curious individuals and organisations to better understand what cyber security can do and…


The Skills and Qualifications You Will Need for Armed Security

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The Skills and Qualifications You Will Need for Armed Security The security industry has vast opportunities for those who want to work towards them. When starting your training with Asset College, you don’t just have to stop once you have received your Security Providers Licence! Armed security is an area…


Security Refresher Training Post-COVID

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Security Refresher Training Post-COVID Back in March, 2020 when the country was under the grips of the coronavirus, the Office of Fair Trading issued a statement regards to security refresher training for licensed security officers. You can view the original statement here. This mean that anyone whose refresher training fell…


Rhys Won’t Be Delivering Your Pizzas Anymore!

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Rhys Won’t Be Delivering Your Pizzas Anymore! He now has a career in security.... That’s because he decided to complete his Certificate II in Security Operations course with Asset College where our Employer Connections program helped him gain his first role in the industry! Rhys Andrews knows all about customer…


Preparing for your Crowd Control Shift

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Preparing for your Crowd Control Shift “Preparation time is never wasted time” – Anonymous How to be a professional You’ve landed yourself a Crowd Control job, maybe you are working in a nightclub, maybe at the local RSL, no matter where you are working you need to be arriving prepared…


Security Training Course Unpacked

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Security Training Course Unpacked If you’re considering undertaking security training to become a Security Officer in QLD, we’ve unpacked everything you will learn. While it may seem pretty straight forward at the outset, there is a lot involved with the security industry and security training requirements. We have the best…


Courses in Cyber Security For 21st Century Careers

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Courses in Cyber Security For 21st Century Careers It’s coming towards the end of the year where we begin to assess our career paths. Students who are graduating from high school are also considering the pathway they will take into 2021. In this day and age, there’s no doubt that…

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