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Say Thank You This International Security Officer’s Day July 24th

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Say Thank You This International Security Officer’s Day July 24th Security officers have challenging and varied roles to play in our society.   They are responsible for patrolling premises, keeping people safe, crowd control at large events, check in points at venues, administering first aid in a crisis, emergency evacuations and screening people and their luggage at…


Choosing a Security Company For Your Business

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Choosing a Security Company For Your Business When you’re in the market for security services it can be hard to know which company is right for you. There are so many factors to consider like the types of services offered, the costs involved and the reporting systems. But we’ve got…


How Much Does a Security Guard Get Paid?

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How Much Does a Security Guard Get Paid? We’ve all seen them; guarding the door at the BWS, giving directions at the hotel concierge desk, guiding people at Suncorp Stadium. But have you ever found yourself wondering how much does a security guard get paid? How do you get into…


Asset College and Wilson Security Partner to Bring an End to Skills Shortage and Drive Job Growth in the Northern Territory

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Asset College and Wilson Security Partner to Bring an End to Skills Shortage and Drive Job Growth in the Northern Territory Asset College, winner of Large Training Provider 2020 for Queensland has been providing quality training and employment outcomes for students since 2006. From humble beginnings, Asset College has grown…


The 5 Biggest Myths about Security Guards

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The 5 Biggest Myths about Security Guards A large surly looking man eyes you suspiciously. He stands tall at 6ft 5 with his heavily muscled arms crossed and an expression of distrust. He is silent, except to bark orders to another man in the back. According to a popular television…


Asset College ‘Employer Connections’ Drives Real Employment Outcomes

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Asset College ‘Employer Connections’ Drives Real Employment Outcomes Throughout COVID, Asset College continued to connect graduates to real high demand employment via a mix of complimentary pre-employment coaching, direct employer referrals and online events. We are excited to have recently recommenced our successful ‘Face to Face’ Employer Connection Events helping…


MSS Security partner with Asset College to address employment opportunities amongst an industry skill shortage in Mt Isa

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MSS Security partner with Asset College to address employment opportunities amongst an industry skill shortage in Mt Isa MSS Security, a leader in the Australian Security Sector, provides wide-ranging security services to all market segments via infrastructure in every state and territory and a workforce of more than 6,000 employees.…


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…

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