Student Success Stories

Rhys Won’t Be Delivering Your Pizzas Anymore!

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Rhys Won’t Be Delivering Your Pizzas Anymore! That’s because he decided to complete his Certificate II in Security Operations course with Asset College where our Employer Connections program helped him gain his first role in the industry! Rhys Andrews knows all about customer service. Being a pizza delivery driver for…


‘Customer Service Skills Helped Me Move Into Security!’

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'Customer Service Skills Helped Me Move Into Security!' Theresa Langley had worked in customer service for over 20 years before deciding that it was time for a career change. She worked in administrative or call-centre based roles but when a friend suggested security, she made the great decision to explore…


A DIDO Security Officer Position Was Secured!

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A DIDO Security Officer Position Was Secured! Student Success Story: Terri-Ann Bowden Terri-Ann Bowden found Asset College on Google. It's amazing what a simple google search can do to change someones life forever! She was looking for a security training provider who could offer her something a little more than…


‘I Got a Job Offer Within 48 Hours!’

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Student Success Story: Malin Wijesooriya Before entering the world of security, Malin worked in administration for about 14 years. He didn't enjoy how he was stuck in an office all day and wanted to find a job that would get him out and about. He needed a career change! When exploring…


A Customer Service Role In Security – No Sales Involved!

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A Customer Service Role In Security - No Sales Involved! Jamie Watt was looking for a new career. He found that in Asset College when he was referred to us through his job network provider, Sarina Russo.  Before moving into security Jamie had working both in IT and personal training…


Asset College Helps Security Officers Transition To QLD

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Asset College Helps Security Officers Transition To QLD Emmalene Gottani was not new to security when she found Asset College. She had worked in a day supervisory security position from 2012 to 2015 in Canberra, ACT. After moving to QLD Emmalene decided that she should get back into security as…


We Didn’t Want The Security Course To End!

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We Didn't Want The Security Course To End! Mary Larrescy, like many other students who have come through our Certificate II in Security Operations course at Logan was surprised and delighted by what she experienced! "I have just completed a course in Certificate II in Security Operations at Logan. I'm…


Leaving the Farm Behind for a More Flexible Career in the Security Industry

Leaving the Farm Behind for a More Flexible Career in the Security Industry Student Success Story: Pam Comello Security Officers come from many differing backgrounds! It is an industry that welcomes people no matter your gender, age or experience and there is a role within the security industry that is…


‘I Couldn’t Get Any Security Jobs Until I Trained With ASSET’

'I Couldn't Get Any Security Jobs Until I Trained With ASSET' Student Success Story: Bashir-Ahmed Ahmed Bashir-Ahmed Ahmed's security journey hasn't been a smooth one. Originally completing his training with another security RTO in 2016, he soon found out that he wasn't going to get any help with employment from…


Full Time Security Officer – ‘It’s the best job I have ever had!’

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Full Time Security Officer - 'It’s the best job I have ever had!' Meet Brendan! Before signing up with Asset College into our Certificate III in Security Operations course Brendan was working in sales. He was also doing some personal training but found himself needing a career change and fast!…


From Homeless to Security Working 6 Days a Week!

From Homeless to Security Working 6 Days a Week! Born in PNG, Robin lived in Ipswich and was mixing in the wrong circles before then becoming homeless in Brisbane and drinking heavily. In 2014, he took himself to Mental Health and they referred him to rebab for 3 months during…


It’s My Turn Now!

Student Success Story: It's My Turn Now! My name is Louise Taylor. I am a single mother of six kids since my husband passed away in 2004. I have always performed any work that was available to me during the upbringing of my children. It was mostly low paying roles…


‘After 18 Years Of Being A Stay At Home Mum, I’m Now Back In The Workforce!’

'After 18 Years Of Being A Stay At Home Mum, I'm Now Back In The Workforce!' I absolutely recommend Asset College and Asset Recruiting. Let me start at the beginning and try to make a long story short…. I’ve been a stay-at-home parent for the past 18 years, picking up…


ASSET Gave Me The Confidence I Needed!

ASSET Gave Me The Confidence I Needed! My name is Denise Long I was having a hard time finding an admin or call centre job because of my age... So a friend suggested why dont I go and do a security course and get my licence. I looked up Asset…


A Full Time Security Career in Venues and Events

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”

“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”

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…


‘I Got My Life Back!’

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

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…


Make Sure You Wear A Nice 2 Piece Suit!

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

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…


Landscaper at 19, Aviation Screener by 20!

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…