Posts Tagged ‘security jobs’

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…


Crowd Control Experience Led Teomner to New Role

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…


Preparing for your Crowd Control Shift

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Preparing for your Crowd Control Shift “Preparation time is never wasted time” – Anonymous How to be a professional You’ve landed yourself a Crowd Control job, maybe you are working in a nightclub, maybe at the local RSL, no matter where you are working you need to be arriving prepared…


‘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…


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…


‘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!…

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