RPL Success Stories – Hannah McNab Certificate IV in Business Administration
February 3, 2017
Simple. Practical. These are just a few of the many ways to describe the RPL process. Hannah McNab, a business owner, can attest to this, as she is now a holder of a Certificate IV in Business Administration. Like Hannah, you can unlock your potential in just a few weeks. Start today by taking our […]
RPL Success Stories – Robert Osborne Certificate III in Carpentry
February 3, 2017
Meet, Robert, one of the many experienced tradies who have used RPL to Get Qualified. Today, he is a proud holder of a Certificate III in Carpentry and is now enjoying the benefits it offered his career. See what he has to say. Join Robert today and see if you are eligible by taking our […]
Australian Builders Licence: A Guide On How To Get Registered
October 13, 2016
All you need to know about getting a builders licence in New South Wales (NSW), Victoria (VIC), Queensland (QLD), Western Australia (WA), South Australia (SA), and Tasmania (TA).
8 Motivational Quotes to Get you Through the Day
August 1, 2016
Sometimes all we need a little pick-me-up to help us get through the day. From Jimmy Dean to Steve Jobs and Michael Phelps, we’ve curated a list of some of our favourite motivational quotes, designed to give you a visual and inspirational boost no matter what situation you find yourself in. “I can’t change the direction […]
How Australians Spend Their Tax Refund 2016 [Infographic]
June 30, 2016
It’s the end of financial year and tax time is here. Get Qualified Australia conducted a study to see what Australians will be spending their tax refund on this year. From holidays and recreation, to clothing and education, this is what Australia had to say about their spending habits. See the complete user spending profiles […]
MBA in Australia 2016 [Infographic]
June 7, 2016
How do Australians feel about MBAs and how many are likely to complete one? The stats revealed in this eye-opening infographic, based on national survey data.
5 factors to help you choose the right MBA
June 2, 2016
Thinking of completing an MBA but not sure which program is the right one for you? These 5 factors are a must when considering MBA study.
How virtual reality is set to reshape education
May 20, 2016
In this increasingly technological world, no industry is immune to disruption. Find out how virtual reality is set to shake up the adult education system, beginning with universities.
Craziest Job Interview Questions
April 8, 2016
Ever been asked an odd question during your interview that has sent your brows raising, your eyes twitching and your mind boggling? Here is a collection of some the craziest job interview questions to be asked in the history of ever! How would you have answered?
It Takes a Village: Community Service and RPL
April 6, 2016
Have community service experience? Get it recognised with a nationally recognised qualification at the Certificate or Diploma level. Learn how.
Go to the Head of the Class: RPL Early Education Diploma
March 21, 2016
Find out how to improve your employments prospects and meet industry regulation by turning your skills and experience into a Diploma of Early Education and Care.
Career Development and Study Intentions of Employed Australians
February 29, 2016
The results of a study that aimed to identify the career development and study intentions of employed Australians in 2016, including the identification of a strategy to combat career dissatisfaction.
How to Improve Visa and Migration Prospects Through RPL
February 25, 2016
Looking to work in Australia? Learn how to improve your chances of getting a working visa through RPL.
[VIDEO] How one qualification changed my life (and 10,000 others)
February 17, 2016
Find out how achieving one qualification through RPL helped CEO Adam Wadi start a reputable company that has helped over 10,000 people.
Hidden regulations could cut years off university degrees [VIDEO]
February 15, 2016
Australian Universities are hiding RPL policies which could cut the price and duration of university degrees in half. Find out how to bypass the system.
Improving Employability with a Qualification [INFOGRAPHIC]
February 12, 2016
Does having a qualification improve your employability? Data show a clear relationship between higher levels of employment and qualifications.
New Year, New Career? Know When to Stay and When to Go
February 10, 2016
In you’re unhappy with your job, then it’s important to know when to stay and when to go. Should you stay put, or is it time to embrace a new career?
From bellboy to CEO: How Adam Wadi found one of Australia’s fastest growing startups [VIDEO]
February 5, 2016
From Hotel Manager to CEO, find out how Adam Wadi found the idea for one of Australia’s largest startups through a simple career change.
Employment and Qualifications in 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]
January 12, 2016
The 2016 Employment and Qualifications Poll shows that career change aspirations are on the rise, as Australians weigh in on their career and study intentions.
How to Get a Qualification Without Putting Your Life on Hold
January 4, 2016
Find out how to complete your qualification at half the time, effort and cost, in your own time and from the comfort of your home.
Winning the Day: Top 10 Interview Tips
December 21, 2015
Being well-prepped for an interview is important, especially if you want to stand out from the crowd. Get the job you’re after by applying these 10 useful interview tips.
Fast Current Towards a Certificate III in Electrotechnology
December 16, 2015
If you’ve got experience in electrotechnology, getting your Certificate III in Electrotechnology can easily be achieved through skills recognition & RPL.
Building a Future in Construction: The RPL Foundation
December 8, 2015
Earning your credientials in the building and construction industry using your skills and experience has never been easier. Learn how to use RPL to build a future in construction.
Using What You Know: The Fast-Track MBA
December 1, 2015
Learn how to use your existing skills, knowledge and experience to fast-track your MBA, at half the time and cost.
Australian Employment Outlook 2015-2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]
November 11, 2015
Examine the top employment growth opportunities in 2015-2019 and find out how to improve your job prospects.
University Pathways: How to Move From the VET Sector to University
November 5, 2015
Want to access university degrees through VET qualifications? Your go-to university pathways guide using the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), skills recognition & RPL.
The Melbourne Cup: She’s Got Skills
November 4, 2015
The first female to win the Melbourne Cup, Michelle Payne is proof that you can achieve anything you set your mind to using your skills. Find out how.
Top Ten Strategies to Win That Pay Rise
October 29, 2015
Looking for a pay rise? Here are ten proven strategies to use when requesting a pay rise.
Can you achieve trade recognition through RPL?
October 22, 2015
Apprenticeships aren’t the only way Australian tradies can attain trade recognition. It’s very possible to achieve recognition using RPL.
(Infographic) ChAFTA: How to Improve your Employment Prospects
October 13, 2015
Does the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement pose a threat? Learn the facts and how to limit the negatives by improving your job prospects in this infographic.
ChAFTA: Facts and How to Improve your Employment Prospects
October 13, 2015
Does the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement pose a threat? Learn the facts of ChAFTA and how to limit the negatives by improving your job prospects.
How to change your career during middle age
October 6, 2015
Discover the best ways to successfully change careers when you’re middle aged, using your existing skills.
5 Reasons to Work in the Fitness Industry
September 28, 2015
If you live an active lifestyle, then you could be making a career out of your fitness. Here are the top 5 reasons to work in the fitness industry.
Top 5 Things You Learn While Working in Retail
September 24, 2015
Retail work has many transferable skills that can be formally recognised through experience. Find out which retail qualifications you’re eligible for today.
9 Ways to Land a Promotion
September 10, 2015
Scoring a job promotion isn’t easy. Use these handy tips to kick-start your career progression and land that job promotion you’ve been waiting for.
How to save time and money fast-tracking your MBA
August 21, 2015
If you’ve always wanted to do your MBA but kept putting it off due to family commitments, expenses, and workload, then committing to an MBA couldn’t be simpler at half the time and cost.
Top Earning Trades in 2015!
August 3, 2015
Discover the top earning trades in Australia in 2015, and how to increase your earning potential this year through Skills Recognition and RPL.
What’s your leadership style?
July 10, 2015
Discover your leadership style. Take this quiz to find out what kind of Manager you are and which Management qualifications you may be eligible for.
Can’t work anymore? The trick to staying employed.
July 2, 2015
Find out how a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment can help you stay employed in your industry, even if you can no longer work in it.
Australian Health Sector: The Good, The Bad, and The Healthy
June 19, 2015
Discover the implications of the Australian Wellness Index on health sector practitioners, employment opportunities within the sector, and job projections.
The Mining Drilldown: Is it still worth getting qualified to work in the Australian mines?
June 15, 2015
Is the mining industry still worth investing your efforts in? Learn all about the current state of mining in Australia, the opportunities that exist, and how to increase your chances of securing employment within this industry.
Minimising training costs: The one thing every Manager should be offering their employees
June 4, 2015
Developing an effective Training & Development Strategy can greatly impact employee retention. Learn how to minimise your training costs by training smarter, not larger.
Where to construct your efforts in 2015: Employment outlook for the Building and Construction industry
May 22, 2015
“You cannot build a dream on a foundation of sand.” ― T.F. Hodge The future of Australia’s construction industry may seem doom and gloom amid mining fall-backs, declining investment levels, and rising pressures on resource-related project activity, however calamity is not upon us. Knowing where to invest your employment efforts, and in which sector more […]
Still fit for work? How to stay in employable shape with age!
May 15, 2015
Walk, run or jog all you want, sometimes it seems as though the “youngsters” are getting the upper hand in most things these days. Not only have their faces not yet experienced the harsh realities of wrinkledom, but it’s starting to seem like they are better equipped than most to land the majority of jobs […]
The Job-Winning Formula: The Do’s and Don’ts on Effective Resume Writing
May 8, 2015
Social media might be an alternative to the more traditional resume form, however knowing how to apply the correct principles to the non-social counterpart, can go a long way in making your job application stand out, and help you score that interview you’ve been waiting for. THE JOB SCORING FORMULA: KNOW WHAT TO DO As […]
Why Do Beauty Therapists Need Career Treatment?
April 29, 2015
The beauty industry is really hot right now. Almost every week there is a new anti-ageing potion, pore-cleansing peel, acne-fighting formula, skin rejuvenator, body tonic, magic skin serum, hair removal treatment or revolutionary cosmetic being launched that promises to help eradicate those tell-tale wrinkles, stimulate collagen and generally make you look and feel younger. From […]
Are You an Older Worker? Make Your Experience Count!
April 28, 2015
“The only source of knowledge is experience.” (Albert Einstein) It’s time for a change in this country, and it’s going to happen with or without the people’s consent. In a technologically superior mindset, it’s easy to forget the primitive traditions of the past, until there is no choice but to accept that they weren’t all […]
How to Use RPL for a Lifetime of Adventure
April 27, 2015
Are you an adrenaline junky looking for your next fix? Are you a nature enthusiast skilled in the art of bushcraft and survival techniques? Do you love participating in adventure sports like surfing, abseiling, mountain climbing, trail riding, white water rafting, snowboarding or skiing? Let me guess, are you an outdoor instructor? If not, then […]
Is Your Career Dead? Reincarnate With RPL
April 20, 2015
Are you filled with dread at the mere thought of work? Do you repeatedly hit the snooze button when you wake up and leave it until the last possible minute before you drag yourself out of bed? Have you reached your peak of job fitness and feel unable to contribute anything more to the role? […]
7 Strategies to Succeed at Project Management
April 17, 2015
Project management is a lot like warfare. It’s up to the army general to devise an effective strategy that will ultimately win the battle, by setting strategic goals, managing troops, and acting in the political interests of the higher ups, all within strict time and budget constraints. The process requires a clear vision, unwavering determination […]
Using RPL to Engineer Your Career
April 15, 2015
Despite a forecast decline in Australian manufacturing over the next 5 years, the industry will continue to rely on qualified engineering tradespeople, such as sheet metal workers, fabricators, welders and machinists. For apprentices in the mechanical and fabrication trades, or anyone who has been suitably trained up with substantial on-the-job experience, RPL (Recognition of Prior […]
Are You Being Served? Rewarding Careers in Hospitality
April 9, 2015
Hospitality workers, rejoice! The travel and tourism sector is thriving in Australia and the days of the Global Financial Crisis look like they are finally behind us. 2014 recorded strong growth yet again in both domestic travel and the numbers of international visitors to the continent. In fact, TripAdvisor’s recent TripBarometer study indicates that Australia […]
Unsafe Food Threatens a Globalised Economy But Australia’s Future is Healthy
April 7, 2015
“What is in your meal? Where did the ingredients come from? Were they properly – and safely – handled from every stage, from farm to plate? WHO is advocating for action in these areas on this World Health Day, 7 April 2015, as it calls on producers, policy-makers and the public to promote food safety.” […]
Why You Should Advocate On Behalf of Your Community
April 2, 2015
Have you ever wondered what your purpose in life is? It’s a common philosophical question that most of us struggle with, yet many don’t even come close to reaching the right answer. But why do humans exist in the first place? Who or what put us here? Is it to accumulate wealth and material objects? […]
7 Ways to Land a Job After You’ve Been Fired
March 31, 2015
It doesn’t matter how you dress it up or strip it down, whether you’ve been ‘let go’, ‘laid off’, ‘made redundant’ or, worst of all, ‘fired’, the packaging is irrelevant. The can of worms has been opened and you feel utterly sick to your stomach because you know there’s no way back. The decision is […]
How to Get More Bang for Your Buck in 2015
March 27, 2015
Do you want to earn some extra cash, boost your savings and get some real bang for your buck? Sick and tired of counting the cents like an obsessive compulsive maniac? Many Australians like you feel stuck in a financial rut and are confused as to how they can increase their earning potential. Here are […]
Supercharge Your Electrical Career Through RPL
March 25, 2015
Electricity has come a long way since the so-called ‘war of the currents’ in the 1880s, when Thomas Alva Edison invented the incandescent light bulb and implemented the first example of a commercial Direct Current (DC) power system in New York. This was to be largely intercepted by the revolutionary Nikola Tesla, who pioneered the […]
Scoring a Job After You’ve Been Out of The Game: Match Tips for Stay-At-Home Dads
March 23, 2015
Being a stay-at-home dad who wants to return to work is a lot like playing for a losing team, except that the players are few and far between, the coach is non-existent and the playing field is anything but level. Although the rise of full-time paternal carers has substantially increased over the last decade, fathers […]
An Old-Age Crisis Looms: The Growing Need for Aged Care Workers
March 19, 2015
The crisis in the aged care sector is escalating at an alarming rate. Back in 2013, Peter Cosgrove, the chairman of LASA (Leading Age Services Australia), estimated that the existing aged care workforce of 350,000 would need to treble by 2050 to satisfy increasing service demands. This is further exasperated by an ageing workforce within […]
The Pros and Cons of Workplace Training
March 17, 2015
Workplace training is used to some degree in every organisation. At the induction stage, new employees are usually brought up to speed about company policies, common work practices, the types of technology being used and work health and safety. There may be a designated trainer within a company, someone who is responsible for training up […]
How to Fast-Track Your Management Career The Really Fast Way
March 12, 2015
Are you currently working in a managerial role? Have you got to where you are today through years of diligence, dedication and hard labour? Did you develop your skills and expertise on-the-job, rather than through formal training or academic study? Ready to take the next step in your career and significantly improve your prospects in […]
5 Ways to Get a Promotion in 2015
March 11, 2015
The road to success is always under construction, said famous American comedian and actress Lily Tomlin, and the sentiment couldn’t be more accurate. If you want to succeed in this life, you’ve got to work hard for it, plain and simple. This means not settling into complacency as soon as you land a decent job, […]
Secrets of Successful Female Entrepreneurs
March 8, 2015
It’s International Working Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the successes and achievements of women all over the world. Australia is one of the most exciting places to be today, especially if you are a female entrepreneur. The continent ranks second overall globally, according to the Gender-Global Entrepreneur and Development Index, fostering an encouraging entrepreneurial […]
If Your Head Isn’t in the Cloud, It Ought to Be
March 5, 2015
The verdict is out. There can’t be any dispute. Cloud computing has taken the world by storm and it won’t be long until it will be the new global norm. It’s already a billion dollar industry and Australia is miles ahead in the race. From research conducted by Forrester for Infosys, which surveyed 300 technological […]
The Residential Housing Boom in 2015 and Trade Skills Shortages
March 3, 2015
The residential housing boom is set to continue at a record-breaking rate in 2015. BIS Shrapnel have announced that there will be nearly 200,000 new residences due to start construction this year, which spells trouble for sourcing suitable tradies, such as bricklayers, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, plasterers, tilers, glaziers and others who are in short supply. […]
Why Our Children Need Your Help
February 26, 2015
There is a critical demand for qualified Early Childhood Teachers (ECTs) and child care workers across Australia, a situation that has worsened since the government introduced higher staff to child ratios in day care from January 2012 onwards. Changes in the minimum qualification requirements also came into effect in January 2014, which means that all […]
The Big Secret About Earning Credit Exemptions on Accredited Courses That Nobody Will Tell You
February 25, 2015
In the midst of confusing terminology surrounding the whole idea of credit exemption in higher education, there is a big secret that few know about, and even fewer are talking about. Let’s demystify the various processes through which it is possible to get an exemption from certain university course modules and clear up the confusion […]
Get Back to Work: Essential Advice for Mums
February 24, 2015
Returning to work after a period of absence is difficult no matter who you are, but especially for stay-at-home mums with young children. There are a number of physical, mental, social and psychological obstacles that stand in the way and all of them must first take into consideration the essential needs of the child to […]
Why Interview Preparation is a Liberating Exercise in Skills Recognition
February 19, 2015
Congratulations, you’ve got a job interview! All that work fine-tuning your resume must have finally paid off. Now you need to sit down and repeat the process all over again, only this time it will be a much deeper self-investigation. Feeling excited? Don’t fret, it’s easy to get deflated when preparing for an interview. There […]
5 Things You Need To Know When Starting Your Own Business
February 17, 2015
“The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” (Thomas Edison, Co-Founder of General Electric) Are you thinking about starting up your own business? Remember, it is one thing being able to come up with a good business idea. It’s another kettle of fish entirely knowing how to put it into action. Without […]
Find Your Perfect Career Match
February 13, 2015
Are you in love with your career? Take our career quiz and discover your perfect career match. Your dream job could be waiting just around the corner. The key to success lies in following the right career path for your skills, passion and personality. Get qualified the quick and easy way with RPL!
Hot Diplomas In-Demand in 2015
February 12, 2015
What industries are heating up in 2015? Learn about the future of educated employment and why getting a diploma will help you stand out from the crowd and significantly improve your career prospects this year.
The Social Media Resume in 2015: LinkedIn and The Future of Mobile Recruitment
February 5, 2015
Social media statistics are booming worldwide. In Australia, over half of the population used Facebook and YouTube in January alone, with approximately 3 million active LinkedIn and Twitter users. These figures don’t go unnoticed by big and small businesses as social media continues to revolutionise the commercial sphere in a multitude of ways. For one […]
How To Get The Right Qualification Without Any Classroom Study
February 3, 2015
Choosing the right qualification for your skill set can often seem like a complex mystery that nobody has the capacity to solve. In this day and age, there are thousands of degrees, diplomas and certificates on offer for men and women of all disciplines and distinctions. The choices seem endless. As if finding the best […]
What Do Tennis Players Have in Common with Business Sharks?
January 30, 2015
It is widely accepted that in order to become a successful tennis player, you must not only develop a strong athletic physique, outstanding technical proficiency and a sound theoretical knowledge of the game. There are a number of cognitive skills that are crucial when it comes to winning tournaments like the Australian Open. Formerly ranked […]
Honorary Awards with Due Cause: Recognising Achievements Around the World
January 28, 2015
All over the world, there are countless examples of honorary awards and accolades of the highest order being dished out to celebrities, distinguished individuals and some of the most talented men and women that have ever graced the planet with their presence. They haven’t had to study in a university. Instead they have been rewarded […]
When to Quit: Sometimes It’s Best
November 11, 2014
You’ve gotta do what you’ve gotta do, and sometimes that includes turning in your resignation from a job. How do you know if you’ve reached the end of your rope, unable to make your current position bearable, or workable? After all, good jobs are hard to find. They’re even harder to find if you’re unemployed. […]
Manners Matter: Saying Please and Thank You like a CEO
September 15, 2014
Life is busy and we’re in a hurry. That, however, does not make inconsiderate behaviour acceptable. The immediacy of a globally connected, always-on society has entered as an invited guest with no apparent plans for departure. We’d all best learn how to regain a bit of social grace while keeping current in our affairs. The […]
Top Five Jobs for the Next Decade: Where to Focus
September 5, 2014
It’s 2024 and you’re looking for a job. What will you find? Disruptive technological changes will soon eliminate many of today’s routine jobs, replacing them with positions that drive the new robots, computer programs, and global economy. Where, then, are the best sectors to focus education on or gain experience in over the next decade? […]
Pleased to Meet You. Do You Have a Card?
September 2, 2014
Handing out business cards has become a common, if not expected, practice that follows closely on the heels of introductions. Clarifying names, affiliations, titles, and contact information, this undisputed king of business tools has been the workhorse of many a successful connection. With the advent of mobile devices and electronic communication, there has been a […]
Video: RTO Partnerships with Get Qualified Australia RPL Specialists
August 28, 2014
Are you an RTO looking to increase your RPL revenue streams? RTO Partnerships with Get Qualified Australia, a Skills Recognition and RPL Specialist, might be a great idea to grow your RPL business! Visit http://www.gqaustralia.com.au for more info! Transcript: What kind of RTO are you? Do you focus on face-to-face studies? E-learning Online studies? Distant […]