Posts Tagged ‘security training’

Security Refresher Training Post-COVID

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Security Refresher Training Post-COVID Back in March, 2020 when the country was under the grips of the coronavirus, the Office of Fair Trading issued a statement regards to security refresher training for licensed security officers. You can view the original statement here. This mean that anyone whose refresher training fell…


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…


Security Training Course Unpacked

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Security Training Course Unpacked If you’re considering undertaking security training to become a Security Officer in QLD, we’ve unpacked everything you will learn. While it may seem pretty straight forward at the outset, there is a lot involved with the security industry and security training requirements. We have the best…


Courses for Security in 2020

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Courses for Security in 2020 2020 has seen a lot of changes for the security industry, especially for the education and training requirements of Security Officers. Particularly, courses for security have changed with the emergence of new training packages. What does this mean for new entrants to the security industry?…


‘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…


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…


‘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…


NEWS FROM THE OFT: Security in Shopping Centres

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Security in shopping centres Recently, the OFT has become aware of a number of instances of security personnel working in shopping centres not being licensed. In Queensland, a current crowd controller licence is required to work at a shopping centre doing any of the following: keeping order screening entry of…


ASQA cancels registration of three security training providers

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ASQA cancels registration of three security training providers 2 March 2017 The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has cancelled the registration of three registered training organisations (RTOs) that were delivering security training in New South Wales. The providers are: Sage Academy Training Pty Ltd (RTO ID 41505) Premier Training Institute…


Asset & ASIS International

Our Security & Investigations Trainer sits down with long time colleague and friend Bill Harding, Chairman of ASIS International to discuss not only the Queensland Chapter of the organisation but his role as Operations Manager of Jupiters Casino. Bill gives some thrilling insight into the security industry with over 25…


Industry Partnerships Creating Real Employment Outcomes for Students

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Industry Partnerships Creating Real Employment Outcomes for Students On Friday the 11th of November 2016, Asset Training Australia proudly hosted another joint initiative targeting employment within the security sector at our Spring Hill Campus. In partnership with SNP Security and Brisbane City Council, over 70 aspiring security officers attended an employment…


Security ‘Straight from the Horses Mouth’ – Volume #2

'Straight from the Horses Mouth' is a new video interview series produced by Asset Training Australia where you can meet our staff, and we ask them training and industry questions, so you get the information 'straight from the horses mouth'. This episode is all about employment in the security industry! It…


Investigations ‘Straight from the Horses Mouth’ – Volume #1

The Investigations Questions You've Been Wanting Answers Too! 'Straight from the Horses Mouth' is a new video interview series produced by Asset College where you can meet our staff, and listen in as we ask them training and industry questions - so you get the information 'straight from the horses mouth'.…


Welcoming our newest franchise, Asset Training Australia Rockhampton!

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In July of 2016 Chris and Donna finalised their dream of running a franchise for Asset Training Australia in Central Queensland.  Having the flexibility to deliver training through multiple platforms, Chris and Donna believe they will be able to accommodate for all needs of the wider community. Since the company’s…