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Top 10 RPL Qualifications

RPL qualifications

Top 10 RPL Qualifications Ever wondered what people are ‘RPLing?’ Here are the top 10 RPL qualifications in the 2020 financial year. Recognition of Prior Learning is generally a quick and easy way for experienced people to gain formal qualifications, recognising the skills and knowledge that they already have. We…


‘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!

DIDO Security Officer

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…


Upskill for your job before EOFY

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Upskill for your job before EOFY The last couple of months have been an interesting ride for a number of us having to take a deeper look at our skill set for new opportunities either within our current organisations or outside of them. More specifically, some of us identified pretty…


Stocktake Your Skills Before EOFY

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Stocktake Your Skills Before EOFY End of financial year has arrived very quickly. A lot has happened in the previous months and all of us have gone through periods of great change. Some of us have been stood down, our hours reduced or some of us have seen our workloads…


Signing and Witnessing Electronically for JP’s

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An Update from the Justices of the Peace Branch Dear colleagues, In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Queensland Parliament passed the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 (the Act) and is the overarching legislation for the Justice Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response—Documents and Oaths) Regulation 2020. The regulation allows for certain documents to be…


‘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…


Online Study Options during the Downturn

Online Study Options during the Downturn – We’ll help get you ready for the Upturn Right now, is the time to think about developing and/or recognising the skills you want, need and have ready for the upturn and it will happen. Asset College has been a leader in Online and…


Coronavirus update for bodyguards and crowd controllers licensees

coronavirus update for bodyguards

Coronavirus update for bodyguards and crowd controllers licensees The coronavirus pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation, which we know is creating a huge amount of uncertainty for Queenslanders. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is committed to assisting the security industry and licensees where we can during these uncertain times.…


THANK YOU – WE ARE HERE TO HELP CONNECT THE DOTS

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THANK YOU – WE ARE HERE TO HELP CONNECT THE DOTS TO ASSIST YOU TO MAINTAIN YOUR EMPLOYMENT Asset College want send a big thank you to all the Security Officers out there. I know you all get overlooked but we see you. You are out there on the frontline…


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…


Bad Workplace Health and Safety is Expensive

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Bad Workplace Health and Safety is Expensive Introduction Whether you work with heavy equipment or in an office setting, effective workplace health and safety (WHS) measures are vital for your business. Everyone has the right to return home safely and securely after a long day of work. But did you…


Cyber attack on wool sales a wake-up call for agriculture

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Cyber attack on wool sales a wake-up call for agriculture The cyber attack on the computer software underpinning the Australian wool trade shows how vulnerable agriculture is to malicious hackers, according to a Charles Sturt University academic. Associate Professor Lihong Zheng from the university's School of Computing and Mathematics and…


‘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…


ASSET JP’S in the Community

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ASSET JP’S in the Community At Asset College, we pride ourselves on the impact that our graduates make in the community. Whether it be as a Security Officer, a First Aider or as a high-level Manager in one of the many companies that help to build our economy. Nothing makes…


4 Small Business Mistakes That You Need to Avoid

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4 Small Business Mistakes That You Need to Avoid Starting a micro business and/or managing a small business is a daunting task – there is no two ways about it. This is especially true during an organisation’s infancy, where over 30% of Australia’s small businesses fail within four years of…


What Security Course Do I Need?

What Security Course Do I Need? The security industry offers many different options for aspiring security professionals. For those who don't like being stagnant in one role for too long, the security industry offers pathways into multi-disciplinary roles that are likely to provide you the variety that you need. So…


Become a Security Officer In Darwin, NT

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Become a Security Officer in Darwin, NT How do I become a Security Officer in Darwin? Meet the entry requirements for security licensing in the NT Successfully complete a CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations course Complete NT Police Fingerprint Check Get a Police History Check Pay Your Licensing Fee…


The Importance of Cyber Security in the 21st Century

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The Importance of Cyber Security in the 21st Century Whether you are a multinational company, small enterprise or average joe, you are no doubt at risk of a cyber attack. Why? Because the world has never been as interconnected than it is today. In Australia alone, 87% of us own a…


Thinking about becoming a JP?

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Thinking about becoming a JP? Our Justice of the Peace (Qualified) Trainer, Adrian provides some insight into what it’s really like undertaking the role, the course and what new JP’s should be wary of! How long have you been a JP and what made you decide to become one? I…


How Small Businesses Can Improve Cyber Security Without Breaking the Bank

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How Small Businesses Can Improve Cyber Security Without Breaking the Bank While organizations of all sizes have benefited from the efficiencies and conveniences of taking their business digital, it’s not without risks. Cyber security in today’s hyperconnected world is a necessity for large, medium and small businesses alike. Smaller businesses…

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