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National gender pay gap lowest in 20 years

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National gender pay gap lowest in 20 years 17th Aug 18 The national gender pay gap has reached its lowest level in 20 years at 14.6%. So, this year, Equal Pay Day will be on Friday 31 August, marking the 62 additional days from the end of the previous financial…


ASSET COLLEGE RENEWAL OF RTO REGISTRATION

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ASSET COLLEGE RENEWAL OF RTO REGISTRATION 2 July 2018 The ASSET Team are proud to announce that our application to renew Asset College’s registration as an RTO has been approved by the National VET Regulator. The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) have granted our registration renewal for a period of…


Shooting range fined $77k over staff lead poisoning from ammunition

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Media Release – 19 July 2018 Shooting range fined $77k over staff lead poisoning from ammunition The ABC News reported yesterday that the Indoor Shooting Range in Rothwell had been fined following a staff member sustaining lead poisoning. Click here to see the report. Asset College has a commercial agreement…


ASQA NEWS: Bogus qualifications lead to $75,000 penalty

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Notification From The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) 1 May 2018 A Gold Coast man who fabricated four bogus vocational education and training (VET) qualifications for himself and used them in an attempt to gain employment has been ordered to pay a pecuniary penalty of $75,705. On 27 April 2018…


Are You A Hero And We Don’t Know It? Westfield Local Heroes Program

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Westfield Shopping Centres have launched a new community recognition and grants program and they want you! Westfield Local Heroes is a program which aims to connect and enrich local communities, providing recognition to those who have gone above and beyond to support those in their community. The program discovers and…


National Come & Try May – Shooting Australia’s Big Initiative To Get YOU Involved

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Shooting Australia is just about to launch their biggest initiative yet to get Australian’s involved in the community and culture that is recreational shooting. The new endeavour, delivered for the first time in Australia currently has 88 clubs from every Member Body, in every state and territory around Australia registered…


From the ASIAL Blog: Fair Work Commission approves MEEBA

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From the ASIAL Blog: Fair Work Commission approves MEEBA Commissioner Lee of the Fair Work Commission has this afternoon approved the Multi-Employer Enterprise Bargaining (Greenfields) Agreement (MEEBA) to cover 4,200 security officers working at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. The MEEBA is the first of its kind…


FROM THE VELG BLOG: Job Outcomes Higher with VET Qualifications than Degrees

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Is VET the Key to Future Proofing Australia’s Economy? Job Outcomes Higher with VET Qualifications than Degrees The Skilling Australia Foundation (SAF) has published ‘Perceptions are not reality: myths, realities and the critical role of Vocational Education and Training in Australia’ that challenges common misconceptions about the VET sector in…


Asset shortlisted for QLD Training Awards second year in a row!

Asset shortlisted for QLD Training Awards second year in a row

Asset shortlisted for QLD Training Awards second year in a row! We’ve done it again! ASSET has been contacted to participate in the second round of the QLD Training Awards. ASSET joins five other providers for the phone interview stage of the awards for Large Training Provider of the Year.…


From the VELG Blog: Budget Delivers on Mature Age Employment Opportunities

Budget Delivers on Mature Age Employment Opportunities

Budget Delivers on Mature Age Employment Opportunities The 2017-18 Budget introduced a range of employment initiatives that will go into effect from Sunday 1 July 2018 to support those aged 50 years and over through training, work experience and better links to employers. A new Career Transition Program to provide opportunities for mature…


Asset Continues to Evolve

Asset continues to evolve Operating for over 11 years, ASSET continues to evolve and has expanded dramatically both in geographical spread and the diversity of education and training solutions offered. We now offer over 70 nationally recognised qualifications ranging from skills sets and Certificate II qualifications right up to Graduate…


NEWS FROM THE OFT: Security in Shopping Centres

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Security in shopping centres Recently, the OFT has become aware of a number of instances of security personnel working in shopping centres not being licensed. In Queensland, a current crowd controller licence is required to work at a shopping centre doing any of the following: keeping order screening entry of…


Employer Connections @ Asset

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Employer Connection Events @ Asset College  Asset Training Australia are proud to continue our strong tradition of providing real employment opportunities for our graduates and licensed persons referred through our pre-screening sessions. ASSET continue to facilitate unique opportunities for Pre-Screened Job Seekers to meet and present themselves direct to the…


VET Student Loans Ombudsman finally here

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VET Student Loans Ombudsman finally here ACPET CEO Rod Camm has welcomed the passage of legislation through the Federal Parliament that will establish a VET Student Loans Ombudsman. Mr Camm said that ACPET has been calling for an independent umpire to be set up since 2015, and welcomed the announcement…


Media Release: Get Qualified Australia Pty Ltd in Liquidation

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Media Release Get Qualified Australia Pty Ltd (in Liquidation) Asset Training Australia was notified today (21 March 2017) that Get Qualified Australia Pty Ltd had gone into voluntary administration, and that the administrator has decided to place the company into liquidation. Get Qualified Australia had a formal partnership arrangement with…


GOOD NEWS FOR AVIATION GRADUATES: Brisbane Airport voted Best Airport in Australia/Pacific in Skytrax global awards

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Good news for aviation graduates of Asset College who are being recruited to work in Australia's best airport! Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is celebrating after Brisbane Airport (BNE) was named Best Airport (Australia/Pacific) in the prestigious global Skytrax World Airport Awards 2016 at a gala industry event held in Cologne,…


VET FEE-HELP and VET Student Loans

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VET FEE-HELP and VET Student Loans Asset College does not have a contract to deliver qualifications with VET FEE-HELP loans and will not be applying to deliver them under the new VET Student Loans. If you are looking to begin studying under the VET Student Loans scheme, doing your research…


ASQA cancels registration of three security training providers

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ASQA cancels registration of three security training providers 2 March 2017 The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has cancelled the registration of three registered training organisations (RTOs) that were delivering security training in New South Wales. The providers are: Sage Academy Training Pty Ltd (RTO ID 41505) Premier Training Institute…


Celebrating International Women’s Day – Women in Security

International Womens Day

Celebrating International Women's Day - Women in Security International Women’s Day is today. This day aims to promote and influence the need for women in the workforce. Equality in the workplace is high on the agenda this year with the theme #BeBoldForChange showcasing there is still so much work to…


North Lakes Student Recognised for Giving Ultimate Gift

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North Lakes Student Recognised for Giving Ultimate Gift On the 7th of December, at the Asset College office in North Lakes, previous student, Rhys Collins received rightful recognition for his brave acts that ultimately saved the life of his neighbour earlier in the year, receiving a Save a Life Award. Rhys…


Industry Partnerships Creating Real Employment Outcomes for Students

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Industry Partnerships Creating Real Employment Outcomes for Students On Friday the 11th of November 2016, Asset Training Australia proudly hosted another joint initiative targeting employment within the security sector at our Spring Hill Campus. In partnership with SNP Security and Brisbane City Council, over 70 aspiring security officers attended an employment…


Learning not lost in Logan

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Logan residents will soon be able to up-skill or change careers at the drop of a hat with a new breed of training provider moving into the shire. Asset Training Australia, who have over 10 years’ experience in training professionals in a range of areas have taken over the old…


Rewarding and Informing VET professionals at 2016 NVC

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Rewarding and Informing VET professionals at 2016 NVC It’s a time for celebrating the commitment and contributions that VET professionals have been making to the lives of their students and staff with the 2016 National Vet Conference. Held on the Gold Coast last week, the conference saw over 1400 VET professionals…


New partnership showcases proud military service

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“He’s ex-defence”, is a familiar statement heard quite frequently at Asset COLLEGE. This is because a large number of our staff and trainers are in fact former members of the Australian Defence Force. Asset College is proud to employ ADF members and support veterans in business. That’s why we have…

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