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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…


ASSET Trainers Get It Done Come Hell or High Water in the NT!

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ASSET Trainers Get It Done Come Hell or High Water in the NT! The last week in the North Territory has been an eventful one. Between Darwin’s lockdowns and the Alice Springs floods, the community has been through a tough time.   And ASSET’s students and trainers are no exception.…


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…


How To Choose The Right Security Course

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How To Choose The Right Security Course Choosing the right security course is essential to paving the path to your career in security. Which course or courses you’ll need to do depends entirely on what you want to do in security. Do you want to be an armed guard or…


How Much Does a Security Guard Get Paid?

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How Much Does a Security Guard Get Paid? We’ve all seen them; guarding the door at the BWS, giving directions at the hotel concierge desk, guiding people at Suncorp Stadium. But have you ever found yourself wondering how much does a security guard get paid? How do you get into…


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…


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…


MSS Security partner with Asset College to address employment opportunities amongst an industry skill shortage in Mt Isa

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MSS Security partner with Asset College to address employment opportunities amongst an industry skill shortage in Mt Isa MSS Security, a leader in the Australian Security Sector, provides wide-ranging security services to all market segments via infrastructure in every state and territory and a workforce of more than 6,000 employees.…


Why You Can’t Do A Security Course Online

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Why you can’t do a security course online A question we get asked a lot here at ASSET is, ‘Do you have an online security course?’ Unfortunately the answer is no. But many people are curious – why can’t you study a security course online? The security industry is a…


How long does it take to become a Security Guard?

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How long does it take to become a Security Guard? The short answer is approximately up to 3 months before you are licensed and can work in QLD. But, here's the process in full! Over the last year you may have noticed the security presence has intensified across a range…


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…


Train with ASSET at Our New Security Training Centre

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Train with ASSET at Our New Security Training Centre  ASSET is excited to announce that we have officially moved to our new North Lakes Location! The new security training centre is located at 18 Flinders Parade, North Lakes. The beautiful new facility includes four large training rooms, computer labs for…


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…


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…


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…


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! 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…


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…

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