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Jobs You Can Leave at The Door

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Jobs You Can Leave at The Door Careers Where You Can Turn Your Phone Off When You Get Home! Picture this, you’re logging off the computer 40 minutes after your scheduled knock off time and you suddenly see an email come in, it’s flagged as urgent, so you open it……


Your Guide to Climbing the Career Ladder in Private Security

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Your Guide to Climbing the Career Ladder in Private Security Whether you’ve been working in security for a while and you’re ready to move up, or if you’ve just decided that this is the career is for you, we’ve got you covered with our complete guide to climbing the career…


10 Common Misconceptions About Security Guards

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10 Common Misconceptions About Security Guards When you think of a security guard, what comes to your mind? Do you see a large man with a frown on his face and his arms firmly folded? Security guards are among the most stereotyped and misunderstood professions out there! We’re not here…


How to Make More Money in Security

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How to Make More Money in Security If you’ve been in the security industry for a while you may be looking at how you can level up your security career and find the next role that is going to skyrocket your earning potential as a security guard. While security guards…


Studying Security Is a Confidence Boost

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Studying Security Is a Confidence Boost “I finished the course with a sense of confidence I have never felt.” Pamela was looking for a way to break back into the workforce. “I needed to get back into the workforce after 2 years of being a full-time carer for my mother.”…


Marko ‘Cruzed’ From Sea Life to Security Management

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Marko 'Cruzed' From Sea Life to Security Management ASSET graduate Marko Jr Cruz was cruising the seas for years before he decided to change things up and become a Security Guard. “I was on a cruise ship for 18 years. I was in hotel operations (cleaner, room attendant, payroll officer,…


Five Short Courses To Get a Job Quickly

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Five Short Courses To Get a Job Quickly Changing careers can be a daunting concept. Especially when you have been working in one industry for so long. You’ve got to think about what kind of job you want to do, what your transferable skills are, how much you’ll need to…


Industries Booming on the Gold Coast

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Industries Booming on the Gold Coast Has the stress of the past few years got you daydreaming about a sea change? Have you found yourself craving a life with the sand between your toes and the smell of sea salt in the air? If you have, don’t worry you’re not…


Pandemic Proof Jobs

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Pandemic Proof Jobs It’s a new year but looking around you might not know it. As the threat of new variants loom and cases rise, it feels like 2022 is just going to be another pandemic year. But that being said, we are starting to return to some semblance of…


What Security Role Best Suits You?

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What Security Role Best Suits You? So, you have decided to get into the exciting field of security? That’s great! But what kind of security do you want to do? The great thing about security is how varied and diverse the industry is. There are so many different kinds of…


Truckie Takes a Chance on a New Career

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Truckie Takes a Chance on a New Career Recent ASSET graduate Stephen Ryan knew he wanted to work in security for the longest time but he didn’t think he’d be getting a job so quickly after graduating from the course. Stephen Ryan completed his Certificate II in Security Operations with…


How to Write a Security Guard Resume

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How to Write a Security Guard Resume Putting your best foot forward in the security industry So you’ve completed your security training, you've got your security licence and now you are ready to start applying for jobs! Congratulations! You'll want to get your security guard resume in tip top shape so…


From Scratch to Security Supervisor in One Year

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From Scratch to Security Supervisor in One Year Student Success Story: Zillah Blair ASSET graduate Zillah Blair started her journey towards her security career last year after the lockdowns forced her to close the doors on her home nail and beauty business. In just one year Zillah has gone from…


How To Become a Full-Time Security Officer

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How To Become a Full-Time Security Officer So, you’re thinking about a career in security, that’s great! It’s a rewarding job in a booming industry. You might have heard there isn't full-time security officer work from your friends or during your research and are now wondering if that's true? Obviously,…


From Logistics to Security

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From Logistics to Security Student Success Story: Stuart Young Stuart Young has spent most of his working life in the logistics and warehousing industry. When he recently lost his job, he saw an opportunity to explore a field that had always intrigued him. “Most of my working career has been…


Walter Hua: Protecting People in Security

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Walter Hua: Protecting People in Security Walter was a jobseeker looking for stable work. That's when he found the security industry and Asset College. Recent ASSET graduate Walter Hua has spent the last few months working as a security guard at a popular, family friendly tavern in Brisbane. Walter says…


The 5 Biggest Myths about Security Guards

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The 5 Biggest Myths about Security Guards A large surly looking man eyes you suspiciously. He stands tall at 6ft 5 with his heavily muscled arms crossed and an expression of distrust. He is silent, except to bark orders to another man in the back. According to a popular television…


Asset College ‘Employer Connections’ Drives Real Employment Outcomes

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Asset College ‘Employer Connections’ Drives Real Employment Outcomes Throughout COVID, Asset College continued to connect graduates to real high demand employment via a mix of complimentary pre-employment coaching, direct employer referrals and online events. We are excited to have recently recommenced our successful ‘Face to Face’ Employer Connection Events helping…


Is Security a Good Job? Learn more about the industry with something for everyone!

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Is Security a Good Job? Learn more about the industry with something for everyone!   Ready for a career change and wondering if security is the right move for you? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Security jobs are future proof  In a world where a lot of service jobs…


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!”

“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…


Skill Shortages

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Skill Shortages According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2020 saw the largest unemployment rates in Australia since 1998. Areas where work was once abundant, drastically reduced or ceased to exist completely in some areas. Australians who had worked in the same job for 20 years suddenly found themselves unemployed…

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