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3 Pathways To Higher Education

pathways to higher education

3 Pathways To Higher Education So, you’ve been thinking about going to university? Deciding to take the leap and study a Bachelor’s or Post-Graduate degree can be daunting but there is no right path to a university degree – there is many! Starting with vocational education can help to get…


Training Is Not Just About Getting A Job

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Training Is Not Just About Getting A Job There is nothing more wrong than the idea that we should only undertake training when we are changing careers or just need to find a job! Learning should be viewed as a lifetime exercise, one that is ongoing and progressive and that…


Landscaper at 19, Aviation Screener by 20!

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Nicholas Beissel’s Security Success Story Before starting the path into security I was a landscaper. After doing that for about two years out of high school I wanted to try something different. I knew about Asset College from when I did my firearms safety course with them out at North…


Building Your Professional Image and Reputation

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Do you want to be a thought leader in your industry? You might say yes but to be honest, not many people reach the true peaks of thought leadership and the term is used far too lightly in the world of online reputations. Instead of becoming a thought leader, how…


Networking Strategies For Career Progression

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Depending on the type of person you are, the word networking can either send a shiver down your spine or have you rejoicing just at the sound of it. Regardless of how you personally feel about networking, being able to do it successfully and efficiently is an important skill in…


50/50 – Save 50% Off Certificate IV in Small Business or if eligible – study for as little as $50

ASSET COLLEGE CELEBRATE SMALL BUSINESS WEEK LET US HELP YOU BECOME A BIG SMALL BUSINESS! As a small business, you may be eligible to access the Certificate IV in Small Business Management to build your skills for success for as little as $100 ($50 for concession card holders) under the…


Self-Education Expenses: Top courses to enrol in now to claim on this years’ tax return

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Have you been thinking about taking part in some professional development or self-education to boost your skills & experience for your job? There has never a better time to review your career goals and lock in some training, that you may be able to claim on this years’ tax return!…


Marketing RPL: Are you a marketer with all the experience but no qualifications?

marketing RPL

Here's What You Can Get.... As a seasoned Marketing Professional, it is likely that you will have completed many non-accredited training programs during your career. These can range from online tutorials, professional development days or attending seminars during work hours. Did you know that these activities can be used in…


Marketing Jobs of the Future

marketing jobs of the future

Marketing is an extremely fast-paced industry. Marketers are required to keep their knowledge of new platforms and the changing landscape of their customers needs current in order to stay ahead of the pack. What this means for those entering the industry or trying to keep their foothold in their current…


3 Tips For Leading A Small Business To Success

Is your small business beginning to grow? When you begin adding more and more people to your business operations, it becomes essential that you are able to effectively lead and manage those staff. Because after all, if you look after your staff, your staff will look after your customers and…


Marketing Your Small Business Online – The Set Up Checklist

marketing your small business

When starting your own small business, the immediate thought is likely to be where you will get your first or even your next client from! However, it is important to start from the beginning when it comes to marketing your small business – so calm down and take your time…


Safety In Your Small Business – It’s Important!

safety in your small business

Work health and safety in businesses is one of the most over-looked areas, given very little attention in comparison to other areas of the business on a day to day basis. However, ensuring that your small business has safety practices in place from day 1 can ensure not only your…


Small Business Focus Month @ Asset College

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May is Small Business 'Focus' Month @ Asset College To coincide with Queensland Small Business Week - 28 May - 1 June, Asset College has launched Small Business Month @ Asset. "Queensland is home to more than 426,000 small businesses (those employing less than 20 people) that are at the…


During April – Project Manage your Future

Save Big on PM during April 2018

Are you working within a project management role but yet to gain a qualification to reflect your current skills or maybe looking to progress your career? Asset College offer a wide range of Nationally Recognised Qualifications designed to assist professionals within project management to either recognise or enhance their skills.…


Steve Jobs Was An Awesome Project Manager

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This month at Asset College, we’re focusing on our project management skills. Both for our staff and our students as well! Which got us to thinking of some of the people we could look up to as great role models in project management. In reality, some of the most famous…


An Auditors Checklist: Prepare a WHS internal audit for your business

internal WHS audit

When the word ‘audit’ is announced – it can send shivers across the workplace. But, it doesn’t have too! Auditors are nothing to be feared, so long as you are preparing your organisation and your employees for the different audits you may have to take part in throughout the life…


5 Interview Questions & Answers To Prepare For A Project Manager Job

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Sometimes you can prepare for an interview all night before the big day, and the interviewer doesn’t ask you about anything you prepared. Although traditional recruitment techniques are changing and it is very much about how a candidate will fit into the company’s culture – there are still some interview…


Top 3 Project Management Software Applications For Teams

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Being a Project Manager is a tough job. You require exceptional organisational and people management skills in order to achieve successful outcomes for your organisation. Successful Project Managers don’t do it all on their own – they usually have a suite of technology behind them that allows them to create…


Help For Young Jobseekers – Subsidies Available!

help for young jobseekers

Do you need some extra help to get a job? You might be able to promote yourself with money attached with help for young jobseekers in QLD! Are you currently unemployed for 4 weeks or more and between the ages of 15 – 24? Start calling employers today because your…


Need a hand? Subsidies for Small Business available!

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Currently, both the Queensland and Federal Governments have subsidies for small business owners to employ a young jobseeker to lend a hand in their business. Training new staff members can be a costly exercise and if your business is growing and you desperately need a hand, why not try employing…


South East Queensland, Subsidies Available For Employers!

subsidies available for employers

The job market in Australia is tough, and it’s even tougher when you are a young person with little to no experience. That’s why our country needs you! Both the Queensland and Federal Governments currently have subsidies available for employers who engage young people in their company through 4-12 week…


Just a Trainer?

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Just a Trainer? Written by Craig Tyson My name’s Craig. I’m a Security and Firearms Instructor with Asset College. This is the standard introduction for many of us at functions or when asked what we do, right? Well that’s what it says in the ‘Position Description’ on my Employment Agreement,…


Tips for staying healthy this winter (and avoiding the common cold!)

Tips for staying healthy this winter

Tips for staying healthy this winter (and avoiding the common cold!) Brrrr… it’s cold in here! Winter has certainly arrived and with it comes a whole bunch of sick days, runny noses and sore throats. There are a few simple things that everyone can do to reduce the amount of…


Keeping up with Craig Tyson

keeping up with craig tyson

Keeping up with Craig Tyson In the last 12 months, Craig has worked in the security industry as an Unarmed Security Officer, a Crowd Controller AND a Bodyguard. He did all this while working full time at Asset College, raising 4 kids, keeping up with his Aikido and his own…

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