Author archive for Work Skills

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    School leavers – University isn’t your only choice

    - by Work Skills

    Young school leavers are often told that the only way to success is to spend years and thousands of dollars at a university. That’s not true though!

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    What is a career as a chef like?

    - by Work Skills

    A passion for food and how it brings people together often spurs a person to pursue a career as a chef. But it isn’t all rockstar fame as Heston Blumenthal would have you believe, or aggressively insulting dishes, as you might gather from Gordon Ramsay’s televised antics.

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    Learning to cook in the classroom

    - by Work Skills

    Bradley Byrne has been the Hospitality teacher for St Eugene College where they “dare to grow in faith, hope and love” for 10 years and has been collaborating with Work Skills to provide the best in class educational experience for his students who are studying their Certificate II in Hospitality.

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    The engaging way to upskill staff

    - by Work Skills

    Amanda Dipple makes sure that everyone has the best of the best when it comes to meals at TriCare Sunnybank Hills, especially now that Amanda has recently completed her Certificate III in Commercial Cookery with us at Work Skills. TriCare is an aged care facility that ensures a relaxing stay for all its residents.  This particular centre has been open for three years now and they pride themselves on offering fine dining, restaurant quality meals to their residents.

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    Young Veterans at Redland

    - by Work Skills

    Young Veterans plans to support veterans aged between 20-60, and Adrian is providing an outlet for them to get out and about and do some hands-on at his body shop Boss Customs in Redland Bay. Boss Customs can do full restorations, engine conversions, body work, in fact whatever the customer requires. Their motto is “Bringing today’s automotive technology into yesterday’s vehicles.”  

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    In-house hands on training

    - by Work Skills

    Sometimes in the modern world of knife-less kitchens and premade sauce packets, it can be difficult for the new generation of apprentices to get the hands-on experience they need to thrive. For that reason Work Skills hosted our first Snap Training Class in our restaurant grade kitchen facilities on Friday the 2nd of November.

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    Successful Australians Who Didn’t Go to University

    - by Work Skills

    Think you need a uni degree? These five Australians prove that you can be successful and change the world without going to university.

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    Study and work in your field simultaneously by choosing a course with Work Skills. Make money and get qualified at the same time with Work Skills.

    How to make money without a university degree

    - by Work Skills

    Going to university isn’t for everyone, and that’s totally OK. There are plenty of high paying jobs out there in industries that do not require a Bachelor’s degree or higher. We reveal the best and brightest!

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    Complete mechanic training with Work Skills Australia. Choose a career as a car mechanic for a stable job and exciting future progressions!

    What is a career as a mechanic like?

    - by Work Skills

    What’s a day in the life of a mechanic like? What can you expect when it comes to salary, work hours, career progression and training? We uncover everything you want to know!

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    Turbo-Charged Learning- Certificate III in Screen and Media

    - by Work Skills

    Interested in a career in media? Find out what it is like to complete a Certificate III in Screen and Media with Work Skills.