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Caregiver burnout: prevention and recovery

Caregiver burnout: prevention and recovery

Monday, May 23, 2022

The aged care sector is no stranger to burnout. While we may not always be able to avoid burnout, there are many ways in which to prevent it from taki...

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What makes a Selmar graduate?

What makes a Selmar graduate?

Thursday, May 19, 2022

At Selmar we’re proud of the success of our graduates. In our aged care courses we give learners the skills and training they need not just to succe...

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Workforce solutions for the aged care sector

Workforce solutions for the aged care sector

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

In this article we’ll take you through all the ways we can work with your business to find strategic workforce solutions. Our aim, as always, is to ...

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Advantages of classroom-based learning

Advantages of classroom-based learning

Friday, May 6, 2022

As society continues to open up, many people and institutions are returning to face-to-face learning. While at Selmar we understand there are many adv...

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A career path with rewarding opportunities – Learner experience

A career path with rewarding opportunities – Learner experience

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Everyone has their own reasons for studying early childhood education and their own ideal outcomes from their training. For Selmar graduate Maria Mitr...

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Selmar’s ECEC Online Community Hubs

Selmar’s ECEC Online Community Hubs

Care and compassion are two vital ingredients for the world we want to help create. Continually working towards shaping an education offering that cen...

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Jobs Victoria Fund – everything you need to know

Jobs Victoria Fund – everything you need to know

Monday, April 18, 2022

Under the Jobs Victoria Fund, wage subsidies of up to $20,000 per employee are available to support businesses to support their staff. The scheme has ...

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Aged Care Employment Program – benefits for employers

Aged Care Employment Program – benefits for employers

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Selmar’s new Aged Care Employment Program trains highly proficient and compassionate individuals to join the aged care sector. After the success of ...

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JobTrainer extended funding: everything you need to know

JobTrainer extended funding: everything you need to know

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

The pandemic has proved how deeply we rely on skilled care workers in Australia. The Australian Government’s JobTrainer scheme is intended to suppor...

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A guide for job seekers looking to work in aged care

A guide for job seekers looking to work in aged care

Saturday, March 12, 2022

As Australian’s population ages, the demand for skilled aged care workers continues to rise. Working in aged care can be incredibly rewarding, and b...

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International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

Monday, March 7, 2022

Each year International Women’s Day is acknowledged on 8 March with the mission of celebrating women across the world. It is a time to recognise how...

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Selmar’s partnership with the Head Start Apprenticeship Traineeship Program

Selmar’s partnership with the Head Start Apprenticeship Traineeship Program

Friday, March 4, 2022

Schools back for 2022, and this year school can be incorporated alongside the Victorian Government’s Head Start Apprenticeship Traineeship Progr...

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Assist Clients with Medication: upskill your staff with a short course

Assist Clients with Medication: upskill your staff with a short course

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Medication forms an essential part of delivering and receiving comprehensive aged care — and for this reason, it’s an important skill to train. Th...

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Returning to study as a mature age student

Returning to study as a mature age student

Returning to study might feel a little intimidating at first, especially if you haven’t studied in a while or have other commitments to balance. But...

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Work Readiness Program – learner experience

Work Readiness Program – learner experience

Friday, February 25, 2022

Getting to know the ins and outs of a sector you’ve never worked in before can be a challenge. At, Selmar, we identified the need for a solution for...

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We’re here to support you

We’re here to support you

Saturday, February 19, 2022

There are many reasons to work in aged care. If you’re interested in this sector you probably know already that it’s more than just a job. Working...

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Learning trends for maximising outcomes for learners in 2022

Learning trends for maximising outcomes for learners in 2022

Monday, February 14, 2022

The way education and training is approached can evolve over time. And so it should, as the way we study and work changes too. New technology, sector ...

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Don’t let your ATAR score prevent you from fulfilling your dreams

Don’t let your ATAR score prevent you from fulfilling your dreams

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Finishing year 12 and deciding what to do next can be stressful, especially if your ATAR score is lower than you’d hoped. A career in teaching might...

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Why your service should support trainees

Why your service should support trainees

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

The early learning sector in Australia continues to grow and its importance is becoming increasingly recognised and valued. Alongside this, there is a...

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EXTENDED: Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements funding – 50% wage subsidy traineeships

EXTENDED: Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements funding – 50% wage subsidy traineeships

Monday, January 31, 2022

Trainees are a huge asset for those operating aged care and early childhood education services. As well as being trained on-the-job, bringing aspiring...

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Supporting aged care staff and the sector

Supporting aged care staff and the sector

The valuable contribution made to communities by aged care workers, managers and facilities across the country cannot be overstated. As trainers to th...

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Caring for diverse aged care residents

Caring for diverse aged care residents

Thursday, January 27, 2022

One of the best things about working in aged care is meeting and looking after an array of people from diverse backgrounds. Australia is a multicultur...

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Head Start: Studying early childhood education while in VCAL or VCE

Head Start: Studying early childhood education while in VCAL or VCE

Friday, January 21, 2022

Why wait until you’ve finished secondary school to start chasing your career dreams? We’ve partnered with Head Start, the Victorian Government sch...

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What are the benefits of studying online?

What are the benefits of studying online?

Once a pipe dream and a desirable option for many, studying online has become the norm over the last few years. And it’s not surprising. While takin...

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Adaptive skills for a career in aged care

Adaptive skills for a career in aged care

Change is constant in all aspects of life, from nature to technology, work to relationships and everything in between. Having the skills required to n...

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Why school leavers should consider a career in aged care

Why school leavers should consider a career in aged care

Thursday, January 20, 2022

The aged care sector in Australia (and around the world) is growing at a fast pace, as more of our population become older and, as a result, require t...

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Support with ECEC staff recruitment

Support with ECEC staff recruitment

If you have kicked off the new year ready to assess your goals and hit the ground running, you’re not alone. A new year often gifts the energy and s...

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Adaptive skills to shape inspiring early childhood educators

Adaptive skills to shape inspiring early childhood educators

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

For just about any job in any sector, having well- developed adaptive skills are important attributes for success. These are interpersonal skills, tra...

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What early childhood education and care course updates mean for learners & the sector

What early childhood education and care course updates mean for learners & the sector

As we enter the New Year, you might notice a few changes to early childhood education and care courses. This new early childhood education training pa...

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Recruiting your best aged care team

Recruiting your best aged care team

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Many aged care providers are now thinking about what they want their business to look like in 2022 and beyond. It’s good to start at the end goal an...

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