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Finding jobs in Australia

Finding jobs in Australia

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Spending time finding jobs in Australia can feel like a full time job in itself. While there are plenty of jobs out there, when you don’t have qualifications, options can feel limited. You might have been looking at retail jobs without any luck — probably because according to Australian Bureau of Statistics data, there are […]

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Top 10 tips for writing a resume that gets results

Top 10 tips for writing a resume that gets results

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

You have completed your course (yippee!) and it’s time to apply for the job of your dreams. But writing a resume can be daunting. After all, first impressions count and your resume is often your prospective employer’s first introduction to you. So you need to make a good impression. Writing a resume that gets you […]

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VET Graduates find jobs faster and earn more

VET Graduates find jobs faster and earn more

Friday, May 26, 2017

Graduates of vocational education and training (VET) are on average finding jobs faster and gaining better starting salaries than those with university degrees, a landmark study has revealed. The research, conducted by McCrindle and released by Skilling Australia, goes a long way to expel the myths often associated with VET, and according to Skilling Australia […]

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Aged Care Jobs Boom In Australia

Aged Care Jobs Boom In Australia

Thursday, May 4, 2017

A recent report from IBIS World on the aged care residential services industry in Australia has revealed positive growth in the sector – which this financial year is expected to generate more than $20 billion in revenue and generate a lot of aged care jobs. The aged care residential services industry includes facilities that provide […]

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Child care Jobs Boom In Australia

Child care Jobs Boom In Australia

Monday, May 1, 2017

In a time where it can seem like jobs and industry growth are uncertain, there’s one area in Australia that’s booming: Child care services which is always generating plenty of child care jobs. In fact, people of all ages are undertaking child care courses, keen to join the country’s ever-growing industry. According to IBIS World, […]

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3 Signs It’s Time To Change Careers

3 Signs It’s Time To Change Careers

Friday, March 3, 2017

Here at Selmar we get the privilege of seeing thousands of people reinvent themselves every year. No matter your age or current occupation, you can pursue a career in child care, aged care or business as long as you’re willing to believe in yourself and put in the effort. Changing careers isn’t always easy, but […]

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Don’t Just Get Qualified… Get Employed At A Childcare Centre!

Don’t Just Get Qualified… Get Employed At A Childcare Centre!

Monday, August 29, 2016

Too often you hear about friends or family members studying something they love and then continuing to work in a job that is irrelevant to their passion. It’s easy to feel disheartened and to start to think that getting qualified doesn’t lead to a career… It could even put you off studying altogether. Thankfully, training […]

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7 Benefits Of Working As A Family Day Care Educator

7 Benefits Of Working As A Family Day Care Educator

Thursday, August 4, 2016

For many Australians, working from home is thought to be living the dream. The hardest thing is finding a career you can do from home. Even if your job could be done from your couch, many managers won’t allow it. Working for yourself can be a great way to have a career from your house, […]

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Mythbusting the ECE Diploma Rule

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Selmar’s Mythbusting series takes a look at some of the biggest rumours in the Early Childhood Education industry. Today, we’ll take you through the myth of the so-called diploma rule. The myth Our enrolments team has seen an increase in people who are new to ECE, asking to enrol in a child care course at […]

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Tips to take your aged care career to the next level

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Once you are ready to take your career to the next level, it’s important to know how to effectively promote yourself. There are three main steps in achieve your career goals – your CV, a customised cover letter and the interview. In the first of Selmar’s three part series on career advancement, here are some […]

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Tips to take your career to the next level

Sunday, September 27, 2015

After all the hard work and commitment it takes to achieve your qualification, it’s important to know how to effectively promote yourself. Once you are ready to take your career to the next level, there are three main steps to getting your dream job – your CV, a customised cover letter and the interview. In […]

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Looking for a professional advantage?

Friday, September 18, 2015

Leadership skills can give your career the boost you need Great leaders provide direction, motivation and inspiration to employees while inspiring trust and confidence among clients. But what does it take to be an effective leader? It is said that managers can get people to do work for them, whilst leaders have people want to […]

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Future growth in child care

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

As our population ages and baby boomers retire, Australia’s workforce will need to encourage more people to join, including prospective and young parents. This translates to future growth in child care industries and more opportunities for those qualified. Supporting prospective parents and parents of young children to participate in the workforce through accessible, flexible and […]

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5 tips for positive change and a rewarding new career

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Changing your career path can be a daunting process, but it can also be so rewarding. A new career can reinvigorate all aspects of a person’s life, job satisfaction can be so rewarding, enrich your personal life and general happiness and wellbeing. The initial hurdle, make a decision.  This can be the hardest part of […]

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Be part of a thriving, growing industry

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Currently in Australia, about 2,800 residential aged care facilities cater to more than 160,000 elderly people. During the next ten years, we expect to see aged care jobs grow with more than 250,000 residents in Aged Care. According to the Federal Government’s Intergenerational Report, by 2050, the number of people aged 65 to 84 is expected […]

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What is the right qualification for you?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Early childhood education is a very rewarding career choice. It is also a very important job because you are supporting the development of children, to create confident and keen learners. However contradictory information regarding industry requirements and the thought of a study debt puts people off choosing early childhood education as a career. If you […]

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When ‘qualified’ is no guarantee of competence

Monday, September 8, 2014

There’s training, then there’s high quality training. Want to be a builder? After 36 hours of fast-tracked training, you can graduate with a Certificate IV in building and construction from the Capital Training Institute. Victoria University offers the same qualification — yet its course takes three years to complete part-time. Graduates may supervise construction of […]

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A rewarding career: Working in the Aged Care Industry

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

One of the biggest and most essential growth areas for careers in Australia is the Aged Care industry. With an increasing percentage of our population living well into old age, there is a growing demand for admission into aged care facilities and for compassionate, reliable and efficient aged care workers. Whether you’re looking for a […]

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Working Holiday: Where can a Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care take you?

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

If you have just finished your schooling and you’re not sure what you want to do next, but you know you want to work with children, study a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care — it can really take you places. Perhaps you’re thinking of travelling overseas for a while but you don’t have the funds […]

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Selmar’s Certificate III In Aged Care Course Accredited By Australian Community Workers Association

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Selmar Education Institute is Australia’s first Registered Training Organisation to obtain accreditation from Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) for their Certificate III in Aged Care course. ACWA is the national body for over half a million community work practitioners in Australia. According to the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR), over 10,000 new […]

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Australian HR Institute Welcomes Workplace Education Innovator as Its 2012 World HR Congress Partner

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

An award winning provider in vocational education and professional development training for Australian and overseas students, Selmar Education Institute has joined the Australian Human Resources Institute as the Partner of HRIZON, the 2012 World HR Congress to be held in Australia during September this year. AHRI national president Peter Wilson welcomed the Selmar partnership: “We […]

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