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ASSET Helping HELP!

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ASSET Helping HELP! At Asset College, we pride ourselves on our ability to connect people with real employment opportunities. Our unique, complimentary pre-screening for employment program has seen many (the numbers are huge) ASSET graduates find jobs in the security industry. Our partnerships in the industry allow us to help…


Kicked from the Kerbside to Security!

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Kicked from the Kerbside to Security! Bailey wasn’t literally kicked from the kerbside… However, before starting his career in security he was a Kerbside Team Leader at Brisbane Airport. Unfortunately, when COVID-19 arrived, this made it difficult for Bailey to have any certainty in his current employment. He also felt…


Ashleigh’s Career Was Reshaped With Security

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Ashleigh's Career Was Reshaped With Security This story was written by Ashleigh McCulloch. Before security I worked 11 years as a qualified Graphic Designer. I then became a Job Seeker, and my placement consultant suggested working in the security industry because of my outgoing personality. I found out about studying…


“Most positive aspect of my year!”

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“Most positive aspect of my year!” Leanne didn’t expect her career to take such a turn when COVID19 hit Brisbane earlier this year. Prior to contacting Asset College, Leanne had worked in the airlines for 15 years! With the changes to the airline industry, Leanne determined it was time to…


Rehabilitation Through Security

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Rehabilitation Through Security You will find many ex-military or aspiring Defence force candidates in our security classes! Security can be a great stepping-stone for some experience in the workforce before applying for the armed forces or it can be a great way for ex-military to transfer to civilian careers. Lyndon…


Crowd Control Experience Led Teomner to New Role

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Crowd Control Experience Led Teomner to New Role Before entering a career in security, Teomner worked as a Warehouse Store Person. This was a job he had done for 9 years; since the age of 18! He decided that it was time for a change. Teomner was registered with Tursa…


‘The security industry doesn’t discriminate based on age!’

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‘The security industry doesn’t discriminate based on age!’ Recent ASSET security graduate, Grant Perkins has gained a lot of customer service experience throughout his career. This experience is what lead Grant to pursuing a career in security! Before contacting ASSET, Grant started out as an English Teacher. He then moved…


Rhys Won’t Be Delivering Your Pizzas Anymore!

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Rhys Won’t Be Delivering Your Pizzas Anymore! He now has a career in security.... 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…


‘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…

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