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Is ASSET the same as TAFE?

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Is ASSET the same as TAFE? Well, same same, but different. We get asked this question all of the time from prospective students and clients looking to find the right training provider to suit their needs. We thought we’d explain how Asset is different, but still the same as TAFE…


Investigations ‘Straight from the Horses Mouth’ – Volume #1

'Straight from the Horses Mouth' is a new video interview series produced by Asset Training Australia where you can meet our staff, and we ask them training and industry questions, so you get the information 'straight from the horses mouth'. This episode surrounds investigations and security questions. It features our Business…


Asset Training Australia – The strategy behind the name

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Directors Post Choosing a business name may seem like the easy part of starting a new business when in fact it can be one of the most difficult and most important decisions that any entrepreneur can face. Choosing the right business name will make your business stand out to customers…


Employability Skills Unpacked

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What skills do employers want you to have and how do you work on improving them? Below is a list of skills that employers in 2016, look for in potential employers and tips on improving yours! Written and oral communication Write short articles about your interests to improve your writing…


How do I get experience, when employers only want the ‘experienced’?

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It’s the age old saying, ‘How am I supposed to get experience, if they don’t give me any experience?!’. The job market these days is tough, and it seems like almost every job advertisement mentions those few ghastly little words, ‘must have experience’. So, how do you get experience in…


Why should I study a Certificate III?

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Are you looking for a steady job? Perhaps a change of career? Ever thought about how a Certificate III qualification could help you improve your chances of gaining employment or changing your life? Studying isn’t for everyone, but there are so many reasons why in 2016, you should grab the…


RPL in a Nutshell

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RPL in a Nutshell RPL has become a buzzword among those who are seeking to gain a qualification. Over the last few decades, it has also evolved as various VET systems develop. Given its increasing popularity, more and more people today are considering taking the RPL route to achieve a…


So What Do Investigators Do?

Private Investigator

Have you thought about becoming a Private Investigator? While we’ve all seen Sherlock Holmes, private investigations isn’t really about the interesting hat and the magnifying glass, to be honest, it’s not about that at all. The investigation process involves searching for facts that seek to prove or disprove an assertion.…


Who really cares about the budget?

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WHO REALLY CARES ABOUT THE BUDGET? (and those who should) For most of us, the release of the QLD state budget is boring, there’s no doubt about it and a lot of us feel like we weren’t mentioned or none of it applies to us. But regardless of what fence…


Powerful Women Talk..

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Powerful Women Talk.. Louise Perram-Fisk is a leader in her field.  Starting out in transport and logistics, Louise has since worked on many projects both government and private, leading teams in workforce and engagement programs and striving for totally inclusive, diverse workplaces. Awarded Queensland Business Woman of the Year (Government/Not for profit),…


Success with Online Learning

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There are definite pros and cons to getting an online education versus going to a traditional classroom. Online learning is a growing form of education, giving you the flexibility to study when, where and how you want - but it takes discipline. There are a few things to keep in mind when…


BEEF UP YOUR TAX RETURN: How training at tax time helps

So we’re into the middle of the year, those New Years resolutions for self-improvement are all but lost and everyone’s hanging out for the next holiday season. But really, it’s never been a better time for you to get into gear and start achieving some career goals with further education.…


Real Small Business Stories: Part 2

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Natarsha, Simon & Steve all started their own successful small businesses. Watch Part 2 of a 2 part interview series on how they got there! In Part 2 of our Real Small Business Interview series we discuss profits, motivations and tips for those wanting to start their own small business!…


Real Small Business Stories: Part 1

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Natarsha, Simon & Steve all started their own successful small businesses. Watch Part 1 of a 2 part interview series on how they got there! In Part 1, we ask them how they came up with the idea, how they decided on their business name and what they had to…


Moving to ‘Civi’ Life with RPL

The greatest sacrifice you can make is to dedicate your life to your country. So what happens when your service is up, and it’s time to move on? While you will never really be separated from the defence force and you will never forget your experiences, how will you move…


Tips to securing your entry level security position

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“Last week, I had completed around 10 applications for security jobs since the resume had been completed. Then, I got a call from a security company for an interview and I was signed there and then for a Security Officer position on a casual basis. It’s a start and I…


Career Change Q&A with Chris Coleman

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Last year, Chris Coleman took the plunge and decided to leave the tools to their own devices in his workshop and head to one of Asset Training Australia’s Security Operations classes – he says, he’s never looked back. We speak to Chris about his motivations for change and what it’s…


Over-skilled, Under-Qualified

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According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009), when last polled, over 35% of workers held a Certificate, and almost 24% held a Bachelor degree. So we posed the question, what about the other 40% of Australians? Those Australian’s may have yet to jump aboard a fast-moving train, picking up…


Higher qualifications to succeed in your career!

Higher qualifications to succeed in your career! | Asset Training Australia

Kick-start your dream career in 2016 by converting your knowledge, skills and experience to a higher recognised qualification. Advance career training In competitive industries, it is important to be recognised for your knowledge and skills. This can be the difference between getting your dream promotion/job, or being overlooked for someone…


Asset Training Australia: real job skills from real industry professionals

Advance career training to better your life! | Asset Training Australia

Asset Training Australia: real job skills from real industry professionals Advance your career opportunities in 2016 with real-life training that surpasses all your expectations! Extensive selection of Courses Asset Training Australia has grown rapidly, now offering over 40 different qualifications/courses to students across Australia. Our innovative and practical approach to…

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