Blogs

ASSET Helping HELP!

help enterprises

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…


Great Industry for Uni Students!

security course logan

Great Industry for Uni Students! Tommy Hua Tran is currently studying at QUT to become a paramedic. As a lot of us know, managing full time study commitments and part time work can be hard. Tommy wanted to find an industry that would still allow him to meet his study…


Kicked from the Kerbside to Security!

security course north lakes

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

jobseeker

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!”

security training brisbane

“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

ex-military security

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…


JobTrainer set to upskill thousands of Aussies

jobtrainer

JobTrainer set to upskill thousands of Aussies As part of its Economic Response to COVID-19, the Australian Government is providing free or low-fee training courses across the nation through its $1 billion JobTrainer Fund. Asset College has been invited to put forward proposals for how our organisation can assist in…


Skill Shortages

skill shortages

Skill Shortages According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2020 saw the largest unemployment rates in Australia since 1998. Areas where work was once abundant, drastically reduced or ceased to exist completely in some areas. Australians who had worked in the same job for 20 years suddenly found themselves unemployed…


What types of auditing jobs are there?

auditing

What types of auditing jobs are there? Auditing is a career which can open up possibilities in almost every industry! From food to training, construction and government – just about any industry requires people who are experienced in auditing practices. A lot of Auditors will have experience in the industries…


New Security Management Courses

security management courses

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

crowd control experience

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!’

security industry

‘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…


October 2020 Update from the Justice of the Peace Branch

justices of the peace branch

October 2020 Update from the Justice of the Peace Branch Dear colleagues, Welcome to our October 2020 update! Since our update last month, several new JPs in the Community signing sites have commenced witnessing services to the community and I thank those new volunteers who expressed their interest in joining the volunteer…


The Skills and Qualifications You Will Need for Armed Security

armed security

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

security refresher

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…


Do Justices of the Peace Get Paid?

do justices of the peace get paid

Do Justices of the Peace Get Paid? The question about whether a Justice of the Peace gets paid is a very common one! At Asset College, our Course Advisor team will be asked this question all the time. However, in Australia Justices of the Peace are not to accept payments…


Rhys Won’t Be Delivering Your Pizzas Anymore!

Rhys Andrews

Rhys Won’t Be Delivering Your Pizzas Anymore! 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 service. Being a pizza delivery driver for…


Preparing for your Crowd Control Shift

crowd control shift

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…


SpringUp with belong

springUp

SpringUp with belong Turn your skill or idea into a micro business and become self-employed! Delivered in partnership with Asset College. You bring the idea We bring the know-how Starting October 2020 for 12 weeks! So what is it? 12 week training program to develop your business idea Meet business…


Security Training Course Unpacked

security training

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…


The Benefits of Not Completing Your RSA Online

rsa online

The Benefits of NOT Completing Your RSA Online It is mandatory for certain people involved in Queensland's liquor industry to have a current responsible service of alcohol (RSA) certificate. There are many different types of people this applies to and it is imperative that you have the correct training on…


Courses in Cyber Security For 21st Century Careers

courses in cyber security

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…


Changes to White Card Online QLD

white card online

Changes to White Card Online QLD Asset College continue to get a number of enquiries in relation to delivering White Card courses online. Since February 2019, White Card online courses were no longer allowed in QLD. From this time the only states that were allowed to deliver White Card online…


ASIO working to prevent foreign spies from stealing Australian coronavirus vaccine research

ASIO

ASIO working to prevent foreign spies from stealing Australian coronavirus vaccine research Scientists searching for a COVID-19 vaccine have received assistance from an unlikely source — Australia's top spies. The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) has been working with medical institutions and scientific organisations to ensure their highly sought-after research…

1 2 3 7