Yearly Archive: 2016

The pro’s and con’s of studying online

Are you thinking of undertaking online study? Studying online has many benefits, but it’s not always ideal for every student. Here we have broken down the pro’s and con’s of studying online to help you make an informed decision. PRO’S OF ONLINE STUDY CON’S OF ONLINE STUDY Flexibility: Study online can be a convenient way... Read more

AGB Training’s Community Services Pathways for International Students

Community issues such as homelessness, alcohol and drug abuse, mental health issues and domestic violence sadly effect people all over the world. AGB Training offers a range of Community Services pathways made up of Nationally Recognised Qualifications from Certificate IV to Advanced Diploma. International students have the opportunity to complete a single qualification in as... Read more

Truck Licensing Lingo Simplified

If you are going for your truck licence for the first time, the terminology can be a bit overwhelming and at times confusing. We have broken it down so you know exactly what licence you need to get the job done! Light Rigid Any rigid vehicle, including buses and trucks Greater than 4.5 tonne Gross... Read more

Empowering people with mental health training

October is Mental Health Month, an initiative to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and to promote the importance of early intervention practices for positive mental health and wellbeing. This year’s theme is “Learn and Grow”. This is a simple message encouraging people to learn more about mental health, to empower themselves and others... Read more

The greatest gift is sharing knowledge

There is an old Chinese proverb, ‘Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime’. The same applies to Vocational Education and Training. The greatest thrill I used to get was when I passed on my knowledge in areas such... Read more

Geelong man’s plan to change the future of recovering addicts

A REFORMED Geelong ice addict is pushing to have his self-designed help program rolled out across the city after finding gaps in treatment programs during his own battle with substance abuse. Kane Nuttall, who has been clean for 14 months after 12 years of illicit drug use, said his YOU Project program aimed to reduce... Read more

AGB Training Supports Mature Aged Students

Do you work full time? Do you have family commitments? Do you want to return to study aren’t sure if you can commit to a long term qualification? These factors don’t have to stop you from achieving your education goals. Gaining a Nationally Recognised Qualification through a Registered Training Organisation like AGB Training is ideal... Read more

Community Services Qualifications to help the homeless

Australia’s current homelessness situation is rife. According to Homelessness Australia, there are over 105,000 people experiencing homelessness in Australia. 17% of these people are children under the age of 12. The most common cause of homelessness is domestic violence, followed by financial hardship. Homelessness can be the start of a downward spiral for many people,... Read more

AGB Training’s top 5 tips for gaining employment

You have successfully gained your qualification with AGB Training and you have got the skills knowledge and confidence to enter the workforce. Now what? Here are some helpful tips to help you impress potential employers and put your qualification to use! Revamp your resume Your resume is more than just a piece of paper, it’s... Read more

Meet AGB’s Training and Assessment Trainer

Joanne Cornelius is AGB Training’s Trainer for Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110). Jo has worked as a trainer for 10 years;  3 of those teaching the Training and Assessment qualification to students interested in training others in their own industry. Jo holds the position as AGB Training’s Chief Operations Officer, giving her a... Read more