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10 best work-from-home careers in Australia

In 2020 there is no longer a need for long meaningless commutes because it’s so easy to work from home.

What the coronavirus means for university study in Australia

Learn more about the outbreak and how it can affect your learning.

What can you do with a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice?

What you’ll learn in the course, job roles you’ll be qualified for, and entry points into higher education along the same career path.

What is upskilling and why do you need it?

Upskilling — what it is, why you need it, and how it’s done.

Online courses: study tips for Australian students taking courses online

Don’t be like the thousands of Australian learners that enrol in online courses every year and never finish their training

What can you do with a Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

How to take your first step towards a career in the information and communication technologies sector.

3 online courses that can help you tackle climate change

Three areas of study that can help get you ready to implement effective change on the environment while you make a living.

What can you do with a Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance?

Are you hardworking, compassionate, and eager to make a difference in the delivery of patient services to the sick and elderly?

5 tips for asking for a raise

If you go in with the right game plan you can increase your chances of getting a boost in your account each payday.

Qualifications to level up your ICT career

In this article we introduce 4 management-level qualifications that can be completed in less than 12 months.

What do social workers do?

Interested in helping disadvantaged and marginalised people access essential services and understand their rights?

How to get your employer to pay for your learning

Upskilling by taking classes is an amazing way to enhance your skills and benefits you and your employer.

Preparing for a Job Interview

We’ll walk you through four essential steps when preparing for a job interview.

What can you do with a Certificate III in Business?

This qualification will equip you with the skills needed to work in a range of clerical and administrative roles.

Career Spotlight: Computer Network Professionals

ICT careers in Australia are in a state of perpetual growth and workers are currently enjoying excellent job prospects.

What can you do with a Certificate III in Individual Support?

We'll take a look at each of the three course specialisations as well as the current job prospects for graduates.

What can you do with a Diploma of Project Management?

The Diploma of Project Management is a practical qualification that can be applied to any Australian industry or employment sector.

How to become a multimedia designer

In this article we'll look at four essential steps to unlocking an exciting career as a multimedia designer.

What can you do with a Certificate IV in Mental Health?

We'll look at career paths in mental health support roles for graduates in Australia.

Do I need a Certificate IV In Work Health and Safety?

Ever thought about a career dedicated to keeping people safe at work, and playing a key role in providing safe work systems?

6 Interesting careers and how to get started

Balance your day job with a qualification at nights and weekends doing something you really enjoy.

Redundancy tips and strategies

3 tips for leveraging a redundancy for positive life change and empowerment.

What can you do with a Certificate III in Education Support?

In this article we’ll be looking at four career paths in education support — what they do and where they work.

Career Spotlight: Accounting and Taxation Professionals

If you love figures, analysing data, and contributing to major organisational decisions, an accounting career might be perfect for you.

What do massage therapists do?

Employment and business opportunities for massage therapists are currently in a state of rapid growth.

Career spotlight: Advertising and marketing professionals

Advertising and marketing is one of Australia’s largest employment areas, and currently growing rapidly.

Top 3 tips for freelancing

So you want to start freelancing? We'll help you make the transition with our top tips.

How to get started in Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

In this article we’ll be highlighting four real-world career paths available in Australia for IT graduates right now.

Australia's fastest growing industries in the next five years

Peek inside the stats and learn about the current trends characterising the country's professional landscape.

Career spotlight: Hospitality professionals

Six fantastic hospitality career paths that could help you travel the world or just engage your extroverted personality and love of helping people.

What can you do with a Diploma of Counselling?

Learn about the counselling career path to decide if it’s right for you.

Employment options for seniors

Don’t waste the opportunity to use your years of work experience and technical know-how — there are plenty of job roles for motivated and savvy seniors.

Exercise tips for seniors

In this article we’ll share our best tips for getting off the couch and increasing your activity levels.

Benefits of education for retirees and seniors

The pursuit of lifelong learning may be a noble one, but it is much more than that.

Career Spotlight: Early childhood educators and teachers

Working with pre-schoolers and helping them get a great start to their education can be both rewarding and uplifting.

Further your career with a Diploma of Community Services

We’ll introduce you to three rewarding career paths you could realistically pursue after graduating from your studies.

What can you do with a Certificate III in Community Services?

We’ll look at 3 immediate ways you can use a Certificate III in Community Services to enter the workforce.

How to become a Finance Broker in Australia

Finance and mortgage broking is a hot career choice in 2019, with excellent job prospects over the next 3-5 years.

How do I get started as a professional web developer?

Web developers are sought after all over Australia. In this article we take a look at what you need to get started as a professional web developer.

What can you do with a Certificate III in Business Administration?

The Certificate III in Business Administration is a qualification that can be applied to just about every industry, occupation, or work sector.

How to resign from your job

No matter what your circumstances, resigning from your job can be tricky. This article outlines all the essential steps to ensure your resignation is legal and professional.

Fast-track your qualification with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Did you know that all VET qualifications and nationally recognised training courses recognise your existing skills, work experience, and industry knowledge?

Does your course follow the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)?

In Australia, higher education qualifications and vocational training is regulated and follows a national system called the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Are you studying with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?

Registered Training Organisations (also known as RTOs) deliver vocational education and training (VET).

5 reasons why you need to study HR online right now

Sometimes the most important people in an office or organisation aren't the ones who land the biggest contracts or make the biggest breakthroughs.

The Power Of Delegation

Just about any industry or field in which you are in charge of others requires you to be adept at delegating.

New Country Universities Centre opening February 2019

The opening of a new Country Universities Centre (CUC) is just the latest step in the spread of higher education for Australians in remote regions.

Christmas Gift Guide for Students

Here are five gifts for students that will bring a bit more joy to online learning.

How to carve a Halloween Jack O'Lantern Pumpkin

Halloween isn’t Halloween without a glowing Jack o’Lantern on your doorstep to encourage the neighbourhood trick or treaters.

The results are in, and these are Australia’s best jobs

Want a peek at the best jobs in Australia? Job site Indeed might just have given it to us.

How to set up a sweet study space

Sometimes the best way to study online is at home. Here are a few tips for establishing the ultimate area for online study at home.

How your idea could change your life…and the lives of others

Controlling your own destiny. Calling all the shots. Being your own boss instead of working for the man. But you can add another benefit to that list: Making a difference.

What can you do with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care?

Find out what the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care can do for you. Such a expected job roles, pathways and salaries.

What does the 2018 federal budget mean for students and education?

The times they are a-changin, and the Australian government wants to do what it can to try to make sure that Australian students aren’t left behind.

7 reasons to start a career in community services

With the Australian Government predicting “very strong” future growth for welfare support worker jobs over the next 5 years, community services work opens up a wealth of career opportunities.

The Pros and Cons to Studying Abroad

One of the best ways to get yourself out and about in the world without putting the rest of your life on hold completely is by studying abroad. Find out the pros and cons of studying abroad.

Mjolnir Breaking Bones In Real-Life Surgery

For our readers who also consider themselves comic book fans, especially those who have followed the Thor storylines, we’ve got the scoop on a great Mjolnir-related story from Sydney!

Embracing Progress and How AR and VR Could Improve Education

There are some aspects of tech evolution that could be the key to making the future even brighter and one major area in which this is the case is in the field of education.

A Guide to Bitcoin Jobs

Here are a few of the jobs on offer that revolve around the exciting world of blockchain and cryptocurrency.

5 Jobs That Will Continue to Grow in 2018 and Beyond

Learn more about the industries and roles that will keep expanding in the coming months.