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How to Become an Aviation Security Officer

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How to Become an Aviation Security Officer If you've ever hopped on a plane you would have dealt with an aviation security officer. These security professionals are the ones who take you through screening at the airport, X-ray your luggage and monitor airport activities to ensure the safety of the…


Jobs You Can Leave at The Door

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Jobs You Can Leave at The Door Careers Where You Can Turn Your Phone Off When You Get Home! Picture this, you’re logging off the computer 40 minutes after your scheduled knock off time and you suddenly see an email come in, it’s flagged as urgent, so you open it……


Your Guide to Climbing the Career Ladder in Private Security

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Your Guide to Climbing the Career Ladder in Private Security Whether you’ve been working in security for a while and you’re ready to move up, or if you’ve just decided that this is the career is for you, we’ve got you covered with our complete guide to climbing the career…


10 Common Misconceptions About Security Guards

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10 Common Misconceptions About Security Guards When you think of a security guard, what comes to your mind? Do you see a large man with a frown on his face and his arms firmly folded? Security guards are among the most stereotyped and misunderstood professions out there! We’re not here…


How to Become a CCTV Security Guard

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How to Become a CCTV Security Guard There are literally hours of footage of you that you’ve never seen. For anyone who is a bit of a recluse, this idea can be kind of scary but if you’ve ever gone into a shopping centre, a corporate building or even walked…


How to Make More Money in Security

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How to Make More Money in Security If you’ve been in the security industry for a while you may be looking at how you can level up your security career and find the next role that is going to skyrocket your earning potential as a security guard. While security guards…


How To Become A Cash-In-Transit Security Guard

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How To Become A Cash-In-Transit Security Guard Have you ever seen the guys refilling the ATM or collecting excess cash from the bank? They are Cash-In-Transit guards. This high-paying, higher-risk role is quite coveted in the security industry. Many guards aspire to become cash-in-transit guards. It’s a coveted role because…


The Difference Between a Security Guard and Bodyguard

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The Difference Between a Security Guard and Bodyguard In the world of security, so much of the public knowledge and perception of the security industry is to do with how we see this profession portrayed on the silver screen. We all remember the moment Kevin Costner whisked Whitney Houston off…


Getting a Security Job In Brisbane

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Getting a Security Job In Brisbane If you’re thinking about making a move into security, congratulations! The security industry has been thriving in Queensland and our capital city, Brisbane is no exception. Security is an exciting and varied industry, from crowd control to roving patrol, here’s all the different kinds…


What Security Role Best Suits You?

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What Security Role Best Suits You? So, you have decided to get into the exciting field of security? That’s great! But what kind of security do you want to do? The great thing about security is how varied and diverse the industry is. There are so many different kinds of…


How to Upskill in the Security Industry

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How to Upskill in the Security Industry So, you’ve completed your Certificate II in Security Operations, you have your security licence, and you’ve been working as a security guard and loving it! It’s just the right job for you and you’re excited to go to work every day. But now…


How To Become a Loss Prevention Officer

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How To Become a Loss Prevention Officer Do you fancy yourself a bit of sleuth? Are you highly observant and hyper aware of your surroundings? Then you might make a good loss prevention officer. If you have ever gone into a large shopping centre, chances are you have seen a…


The Complete Guide On How To Become a Doorman

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The Complete Guide On How To Become a Doorman If you’ve ever walked into a club, music venue or bar and had someone at the door checking your ID, this was a doorman. They are in charge of making sure everyone who enters a premises is supposed to be there.…


ASSET Trainers Get It Done Come Hell or High Water in the NT!

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ASSET Trainers Get It Done Come Hell or High Water in the NT! The last week in the North Territory has been an eventful one. Between Darwin’s lockdowns and the Alice Springs floods, the community has been through a tough time.   And ASSET’s students and trainers are no exception.…


Women in Cyber Security: Seven Women Who Have Rocked the World of Cyber Security

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Women in Cyber Security: Seven Women Who Have Rocked the World of Cyber Security It was International Day of the Girl on the 11th of October. This day has been observed since it’s launch in 2012 to address issues affecting young women around the world like child marriage, inequality and…


The Future of the Security Industry

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The Future of the Security Industry Security in Australia is a growing industry. The estimated annual revenue generated by the Australian Private Security industry is approximately 11 billion dollars. The industry employs over 180,000 people including over 153,000 licensed security professionals which makes this industry significantly larger than both the…


The Security Guard Licence Process in QLD

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The Security Guard Licence Process in QLD So, you’ve done your security guard course and now you need to start the process of applying for your security guard licence in QLD. At ASSET, we get lots of questions about the security guard licence process even before they decide to enrol…


How to Write a Security Guard Resume

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How to Write a Security Guard Resume Putting your best foot forward in the security industry So you’ve completed your security training, you've got your security licence and now you are ready to start applying for jobs! Congratulations! You'll want to get your security guard resume in tip top shape so…


How To Become a Full-Time Security Officer

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How To Become a Full-Time Security Officer So, you’re thinking about a career in security, that’s great! It’s a rewarding job in a booming industry. You might have heard there isn't full-time security officer work from your friends or during your research and are now wondering if that's true? Obviously,…


Industry-First Training Scholarships and Employment Program with MSS Security and Asset College

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Industry-First Training Scholarships and Employment Program with MSS Security and Asset College MSS Security has announced an industry first training initiative providing 500 Cert II training scholarships and employment for suitable people wishing to enter the security industry. This unique opportunity will also enable MSS Security to expand its already…


What’s It Like To Work In Airport Security?

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What's It Like To Work In Airport Security? Airport security is a very guarded industry and rightfully so. In order to keep passengers, airline staff and everyone else safe - the procedures, systems, and policies used in airport security need to be safe guarded. For this same reason anyone even…


Unique Speed Dating Event Hits the Mark with ISS at Brisbane Airport

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Unique Speed Dating Event Hits the Mark with ISS at Brisbane Airport On the 20th of August, Asset College ran another of our successful Employer Connection ‘Speed Dating’ Events at the North Lakes Campus. A key employer partner – ISS Facility Services – joined us at North Lakes to provide…


ASSET Townsville Security Graduate Saves Life

ASSET Townsville Security Graduate Saves Life It is rare to find a positive story about a security officer, it shouldn’t be but it is. The media is quick to jump on anything negative and turn it into news, yet everyday we see frontline security officers doing their best to help…


Jobs in Airport Security

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Jobs in Airport Security It holds a certain gravatas doesn't it? Working in airport security certainly has appeal for those who want to do something of importance and value in their career. Working in the airport in a security role is an opportunity to provide a valuable service to the…

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