All Worked Up: Latest Trends In Vocational Education

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All Worked Up: Latest Trends In Vocational Education

Good day. My name is Alana. I have five children and eleven grandchildren! I feel young and spry, but I am reminded of my age now that my grandchildren are graduating high school and thinking about careers! As I was a university lecturer, they often ask my advice about their studies and future plans. Some of my grandchildren will go to university, but others are looking at trades since this is a growth area. I have quite a selection of information from various vocational providers and I love nothing more than poring through the options with my grandkids. I am on all the mailing lists and I get information about new courses all the time! It occurred to me that there would many people out there who wish to keep up to date about choices in vocational education. I hope this blog helps in that regard. Happy browsing!

Top Benefits of Enrolling in a Multi-Combination Training Course

13 August 2021
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Operating heavy trucks can be a fulfilling career, especially if you love travelling and being on the road. In most cases, truck jobs are in the logistics industry, where experienced and qualified drivers are in high demand. However, if you operate smaller trucks and want to upgrade and get a multi-combination licence, you must enrol in an MC course. Notably, the program equips you with skills to operate heavy equipment, such as B-doubles, prime movers, low loader dollies and low loader trailer combinations. Read More …

What Happens on an HR Driving Course?

16 July 2020
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If you are considering taking one of the many HR driving courses on offer in Australia, then it is likely you will already know that doing so will allow you to drive larger vehicles than a standard licence. To be clear, when HR driving courses are passed, it becomes possible to drive eight-tonne GVM trucks or buses with three or more axles. This means that a huge number of commercial vehicles can be driven, such as prime movers, many types of mobile crane and road rangers. Read More …

3 Reasons to Use a Recruitment Agency For Your Next Hire

24 April 2019
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If you've been used to recruiting your own staff in the past, you may not be sure whether to pass your next hire on to a recruitment agency. However, using an agency can have a lot of advantages, especially if you need to hire someone to fill a newly created position. What are the benefits of getting help from an agency?  1. Market Salary Expertise If you're hiring someone to take over an existing job, then you probably have a pretty good idea about the job's market level wages. Read More …

Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Forklift Training Course

23 April 2018
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If you want to operate a forklift for work, you need to become certified. Although you will take a test and get certified through the Work Safe agency in your state, you typically have to complete the training through a trade school that offers special courses on forklift operation. Here are some tips to help you with your studies. Consider Enrolling in an Online Course You may want to opt for an online course. Read More …

Forklift Stability: 3 Concepts All Operators Need to Understand

6 July 2017
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Forklift instability is one the leading causes of accidents relating to these lift vehicles. Trainers therefore emphasise the importance of making sure that the forklift is stable at all times when one is operating it. This article discusses three key concepts that impact on the stability of a forklift. The Fulcrum Point The fulcrum point on a forklift are the front wheels. Those wheels act as a support to keep any load that is being carried stable. Read More …