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Jan
27

VCE and VCAL changes – what you need to know

VCE (Victorian Certificate of Education) and VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) are the two main secondary education qualifications offered in the state of Victoria, Australia. The VCE is a more traditional academic qualification, while the VCAL is more focused on practical and vocational skills. Both the VCE and VCAL are undergoing changes as of [...]
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Jan
23

Aged Care Sector in High Demand for Staff

The care sector, particularly aged care, is facing a significant skills shortage in Victoria and across Australia. This is due to an aging population and a growing demand for care services. As a result, there is a high demand for skilled and qualified aged care workers to meet the needs of the community. Studying aged [...]
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Jan
16

Do you qualify to do a free course in 2023?

In 2023, the state of Victoria in Australia is offering fee-free TAFE and VET places for students who want to study with a RTO (Registered Training Organisation). This means that eligible students will not have to pay tuition fees for their chosen TAFE or VET course. This initiative is part of the Victoria government's efforts [...]
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Dec
23

5 Routes To a Rewarding Career (Without University) in 2023

So, you're thinking of skipping university? Thankfully, there are many pathways to a rewarding career without University. Whether you're looking to jump into the workforce or switch gears entirely, we've got you covered. Let’s get started! 1. Learning Through Apprenticeships and Traineeships There are several ways to enter into a rewarding career without needing to [...]
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Dec
21

The Most In-Demand Occupations in 2023

Let’s face it. Almost every industry is feeling the pinch of a skills shortage. Employers are struggling to find workers with the right qualifications, and workers are struggling to find jobs that match their skills and interests. But amid all this chaos, a few occupations stand out as high demand. In this article, we'll uncover [...]
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Aug
22

7 Skills You Need to Make A Breakthrough in your Career

If you're looking to take your career to the next level, you might be wondering what type of skills beyond your current qualifications and experience can make you more attractive to employers. While every job is different, some skills are valued in any field. You'd be surprised by what a difference developing and demonstrating these [...]
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Aug
15

5 Interview Questions You Should Never Be Asked

Heading into an interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You may feel under pressure to answer all of the questions that the interviewer sends at you perfectly so you can stand out as a candidate. But be careful! Sometimes your interviewer may be asking for information that they’re not entitled to. Here are five questions that [...]
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Jul
26

Are you an Aussie Employer?

Apprenticeships are critical for building skills pipelines. Employers know that to create tomorrow’s workplace leaders, good training at the foundational level is essential. If you’re a forward thinking employer looking to hire apprentices for your workplace, the Australian government is investing $2.4 billion dollars to assist you through the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System. What is [...]
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