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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

awesome project manager

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

interview questions project managers

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

project management software

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!

subsidies for small business

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…


Employer Connection Day at ASSET – 26 May 2017

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Employer Connection Day at ASSET – 26 May 2017 Once again Asset continue to push the boundaries beyond training and employment outcomes. Our regular monthly employer connection events provide an exciting opportunity for job seekers to engage direct with real employers and real jobs. Employment is the key goal at…


Logan Free Security Careers Information Event

logan security careers

Asset College are excited to have moved into Logan! With over 10 years of experience in delivering quality employment focused qualification and training outcomes, the new Logan Campus further cements ASSET as a leader in the training sector. ASSET are already the leading provider of security training across Queensland now…


Oliver Laurence Investigations Lecture

Oliver Laurence Investigations Lecture https://youtu.be/JLkVVfhonM4


Post-Graduate RPL Gives Pathway to MBA

post-graduate RPL gives pathway to MBA

Post-graduate RPL gives pathway to MBA ASSET has recently partnered with Southern Cross University to offer students from post-graduate qualifications an opportunity to gain credit towards a Master of Business Administration. Experienced Leaders and Managers who choose to complete our Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) through RPL will receive a…


ASSET Interviews Oliver Laurence from OJT Investigations Group

Private Investigator Oliver Laurence

ASSET Interviews Private Investigator Oliver Laurence from OJT Investigations Group Oliver Laurence is the Head Private Investigator for OJT Investigations Group. In this interview we talk to Ollie about what's it really like being a PI, if there is actually work in the industry and what are the hardest and…


Getting a job in the mines – New Entrants

Getting a job in the mines – New Entrants

Getting a job in the mines – New Entrants Are you thinking about making the move to a job in the mines? The mining industry may not be the easiest to get into but there are some awesome opportunities for entrants with little previous experience in the mining industry. Earning…


Standard courses required for new and existing workers in the mining industry

Standard courses required for new and existing workers in the mining industry

Standard courses required for new and existing workers in the mining industry The mining sector is still without a doubt one of the biggest money making industries. In mining, workers sometimes have the option of moving close to the mine, doing fly in fly out (FIFO) work or if you’re…


Working as an Armed Guard or Cash-in-Transit Officer

cash in transit

Working as an Armed Guard or Cash-in-Transit Officer As an organisation that delivers quality security training to over 50 trainees a month, we frequently get asked what it’s really like to work as an Armed Guard. I once heard from a student that they were interested in getting into armed…


ASIAL Blog: Security Guards and the law of self-defence

security and self-defence

Security Guards and the law of self-defence Security officers play a significant role in maintaining law and order within the community. Similar to police, your responsibilities can include: investigating and apprehending a person suspected of committing an offence ejecting a violent or disruptive person from private or public premises safeguarding…


Private Investigations Isn’t Actually What You Think It Is…

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Private Investigations Isn't Actually What You Think It Is.. When you think of investigators, what comes to mind? Taking pictures of cheating spouses, hiding in bushes, conjugating with crims to get the insider scoop of what’s going on in the underbelly… That is a pretty common and misconceived stereotype of…


What ASSET staff really think we offer to prospective students

We asked ASSET staff one Friday afternoon what they think we really offer to prospective students. Here's what they thought! "The opportunity to gain further knowledge to either help gain employment or further a career." Charlene Stockton   "A premium service level that provides individuals with the opportunity to change…


Professional Gear for the Professional Guard

Professional Gear for the Professional Guard James Hickey It’s a question that I always try and answer in the security courses “what do you recommend I get!”. People are looking for experience and knowledge on products, they want brand names, heavy duty gear and they want it to work for…


Why Kiwis should come and study in Australia

why kiwis should come and study in australia

Why Kiwis should come and study in Australia Australia and New Zealand have always had a good relationship, except for when it comes to rivalry in sport. But in terms of governments, the relationship between Kiwis and Aussies is better than with any other country. This relationship means that Kiwis…

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