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Why Aged Care is a Truly Exciting Career Choice

There’s never been a better time to begin or further your career in the Aged Care sector. The number of aged care job vacancies is doubling year on year and there are approximately four times more aged care jobs available than there are people looking to fill these...

SO, YOU WANT TO BE A DISABILITY CARE WORKER?

Good for you! You’ve have chosen the most wonderful career path! 

In this line of work, you will give back to the community, while being part of a growing industry.  Disability care work offers job satisfaction like few other employment choices do. As a disability...

How To Stress Less When You’re Studying

Juggling study, a job and possibly even a family can sometimes be overwhelming, and it can be difficult working out how you will fit everything in. To help you out, we’ve listed a few top tips that will keep you organised and on top of your workload and hopefully even...

Why Sleep is So Important When Studying

Are you getting enough sleep? It’s super important that you get a quality eight hours or more each night, especially when studying.  We spoke to Cheryl Fingleson, The Sleep Coach, on how and why sleep can help you study more efficiently and retain information better. ...

How Further Study Can Make You Happy

Have you ever wondered what real happiness is? What is the actual secret to happiness? It's something most humans ponder on a daily or weekly basis, but sometimes it can elude us. Other times, it is present in a fleeting moment, a week-long celebration (like the...

Seven Foods To Help You Concentrate (and some to avoid at all costs)

We get it … studying as an adult, with all your other responsibilities can be challenging at best. If you have family to care for on top of work commitments, finding the time – or indeed the motivation and mind clarity - to study can be even harder. Did you know that...

Three Ways To Tap Into Your Creativity

When you have a job and career that involves caring for either children, the disabled or the elderly, there will always be a time when you need to get creative in the activities you carry out with them. Whether it’s art, drawing or drama, or music and dancing,...

Five Tips To Get The Most From Your Adult Education 

As adults, we have a tendency to overthink things and we can often be quite hard on ourselves. We may feel we are ‘too old’ to begin a new career or ‘not qualified enough’ or just plain ‘too busy’ to take on a life changing and lifestyle improving course.  You know...

Food Preparation in the Carer’s Workplace

In Early Childhood, Disability and Aged Care settings, we can make huge differences in the lives of children, parents and other family members, and a large part of that includes how we prepare their food and make meal times an enjoyable experience. For this reason,...

Relationships with Family Members

Whether the course you’re undertaking will qualify you to work with children, the disabled or the aged community, you will need to have skills to communicate and build relationships with the family members of those in your care. This is a vital part of the care...