Archive for May, 2013

Pass On Your Expertise

3 Comments   Posted: 31/05/13   by Inspire Media

Become a trainer and pass on your expertise

After years of working in front line roles in your industry, you might be looking for a change of pace. It’s likely you’ve earned a number of qualifications and developed extensive experience in your field during that time. That makes you an ideal candidate to become a trainer and assessor in Australia’s vocational training industry. Read the full post

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Australia – part 2

14 Comments   Posted: 31/05/13   by William Cowie

You can find Part 1 of our guide to the Top 10 Highest paying Jobs in Australia  HERE! Here’s Part 2 of our guide to the Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Australia! 6. Psychiatrists Average Taxable Income: $176,885 What does a psychiatrist do? Psychiatrists are medical practitioners who have specialised in the diagnosis and Read the full post

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Australia – part 1

14 Comments   Posted: 31/05/13   by William Cowie

Who has the highest paying job in Australia? Miners? Actors? Chief Executive Officers? Well according to the Australian Tax Office, it’s surgeons! Surgeons, on average, bring home a whopping $350,383 of taxable income. To put that in perspective, that’s more than 8 waiters ($41,073), 9 hairdressers ($38,363) or 9 bartenders or baristas ($37,928). Medical professionals Read the full post

You’ll Miss Out Without a Diploma of Children’s Services

0 Comments   Posted: 31/05/13   by Inspire Media

You’ll Miss Out Without a Diploma of Children’s Services

By William Cowie We’re very proud of our child care trainers – they’re an amazing group of talented people who work very hard to get the best  results for their students. They help a lot of people earn their Certificate III in Children’s Services each year, however, they think a lot of child care workers Read the full post

Are you up to date with your OHS qualifications?

0 Comments   Posted: 31/05/13   by Inspire Media

Are you up to date with your OHS qualifications?

Workplace health and safety courses change every few years. They’re updated to reflect the needs of the industry, and changes to occupational health and safety laws in Australia. Do you have an up-to-date occupational health and safety qualification? The latest workplace health and safety qualification is BSB41412 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. It Read the full post

Distance Learning Trainers – Tips For Conducting Online Learning Classes

2 Comments   Posted: 27/05/13   by Inspire Media

Distance Learning Trainers – Tips For Conducting Online Learning Classes

Over the past few years, online courses and distance learning colleges have grown significantly. Almost all courses available involve some element of online learning and with some of the world’s oldest largest universities turning to e-learning, (like Harvard and Yale), it is clear online courses are the way of the future. Online courses offer huge Read the full post

Vocational Education and Training Professional Associations

0 Comments   Posted: 24/05/13   by William Cowie

See which Vocational Education and Training Organization represents you in Australia and worldiwde

If you’re a professional in the Australian vocational training industry, or wider education industry, you might be looking for an association that can represent you and/or your training organisation in the VET community. Many associations also offer other significant benefits to their members, such networking opportunities, professional development services, training & education, conferences, and more. Read the full post

Aged care workers: in short supply

14 Comments   Posted: 24/05/13   by Inspire Media

By William Cowie There’s a Shortage of Aged Care Workers in Australia Today Australia is getting old and we will need almost 1 million aged care workers to look after our elderly by 2065. Today, we have an aged care workforce only one quarter of that size. Even within this decade, we will need an Read the full post

VET Courses in Schools

0 Comments   Posted: 24/05/13   by Inspire Media

VET Courses in Schools

By William Cowie VET in schools is a great education initiative in Australia. VET (in case you were wondering) stands for Vocational Education and Training. It’s NOT a veterinarian coming into your school, and you won’t get to help with sick animals (well, unless you take the Certificate II/III in Animal Studies or Certificate IV Read the full post

Create a professional development plan for your personal success

2 Comments   Posted: 24/05/13   by Inspire Media

How to Create a Professional Development Plan for your Success

By William Cowie Do you need to work on your professional development goals? Not all careers require you to actively pursue professional development. Some careers have specific parameters that need to be met. People working in fields like law, medicine, nursing and veterinary practice often need to create a professional development plan and maintain a Read the full post

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