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How To Become An Aviation Protection Officer

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How to become an Aviation Protection Officer If you’ve decided it’s time for you to change careers or increase your job prospects in the security industry, Congratulations! The aviation industry is a great industry to work in – especially as a Security Officer and opens up many diverse work opportunities…


Staying On Track With Online Study

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Staying On Track With Online Study Online study is a popular way to gain new skills and nationally recognised qualifications. More and more organisations are offering what were traditionally once face-to-face courses through online methods. The downside to this is that the onus for staying on track with your study…


Engaging Your Customers For Small Businesses

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Engaging Your Customers For Small Businesses So, you’re running your small business and it’s going well BUT – you’re ready to take it to the next level. Customers no longer just want great customer service, they want engaging experiences and to be WOWed by the contact they have with your…


A Full Time Security Career in Venues and Events

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A Full Time Security Career in Venues and Events Wayne lived in North Queensland for most of his life prior to moving to South East Queensland. For most of his working career Wayne was involved in a variety of jobs including sugar cane planting process work. In 2013 he moved…


“I was always told I’d be a good Security Officer”

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“I was always told I’d be a good Security Officer” I walked into Tursa Job Agency over at Beenleigh and there was this poster just sitting on the counter – it was a security course! And I thought, you know what, I have always been told I would be a…


“This has been a life changer for me”

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Terry's Wilson Security Job Has Allowed Him To Purchase His Own Home Terry ran his own catering company for 15 years. During the Campbell Newman phase, local Government was reduced and this seriously impacted on business. Terry needed to find a new career, something that would empower him towards reaching…


5 Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read

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5 Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read The 4 Hour Work Week – Timothy Ferriss Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, high-end world travel, monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. Tim also has a great…


Invest In Your Team – Tips On Staff Retention

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Invest In Your Team – Tips On Staff Retention What do great companies do to keep great people? They invest in their team and ensure they are constantly reviewing their recruitment and retention processes and procedures, with the wellbeing and happiness of their employees always top of mind. Retain the…


‘I Got My Life Back!’

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Security Student Success Story 'I Got My Life Back!' - Tess Carr I am Tess and I found myself as an unemployed 42 year old single mum after leaving a DV marriage. I discovered that my once assertive and independent nature was gone and I had become a shell that…


From Bus Driver to Race Car Driver – via a career in security

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Full Time Security Jobs Are A Reality and a Life Changer! John, from Carina, first attended a security career info session with Asset College via Max Employment in December 2017. “After attending the Info Session, I knew these guys knew what they were talking about,” John says. At 63, after…


Australian Airports Association National Conference

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All About The Australian Airports Association National Conference  While we're well-known in the aviation industry for being the leaders in aviation and maritime screening training, we can never do enough networking for our students! That's why - we're pulling out all stops and heading to the Australian Airports Association National…


Australian Warrior Expo

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ASSET Are Heading To The Australian Warrior Expo! The Australian Warrior Expo (AWE) is Australia’s premier Law Enforcement, Military, Emergency Services and Security Expo and is the only event of its type in Australia. AWE is dedicated to showcasing the latest products, technology, equipment and services to this niche market and ASSET…


Make Sure You Wear A Nice 2 Piece Suit!

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Kent Tuigamala's Security Career Success Story I relocated from Adelaide to the Gold Coast to start new life, find a new career and experience a new environment. I’m in love with the Queensland weather all year round plus my love of swimming in fresh seawater! My last profession before I…


From Curtains To Concierge

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Jennifer Bradshaw's Security Success Story I worked with my sister in the curtain business and we had decided this would be the way we would end our working career. But alas after 29 years, life got in the way and my sister had to close the business. So, it was…


Are you restructuring your business?

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Are you restructuring your business? Have you restructured your business recently or are you looking at restructuring in the near future? Normally, when you sell a business, you would have to pay income tax because your business has sold or transferred its assets. When you change the structure of your…


Is The Office The Best Place To Get Things Done?

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Is The Office The Best Place To Get Things Done? by Justin Reynolds Traditional thinking tells us that the office is the best place to get things done. Why else would employers spend so much money building offices or leasing them? But is the office really the most accommodating environment…


3 Pathways To Higher Education

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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?

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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…

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