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Aged care trainer’s favourite activities

Aged care trainer’s favourite activities

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Aged care trainer’s favourite activities At Selmar Aged Care Education Institute, all of our trainers are experienced aged care workers. We chatted...

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Celebrating Literacy and Numeracy across Australia

Celebrating Literacy and Numeracy across Australia

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The 17th National Literacy and Numeracy Week was celebrated across the education industry last month. From the 31st of August to the 6th September 201...

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Tips to take your aged care career to the next level

Tips to take your aged care career to the next level

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Once you are ready to take your career to the next level, it’s important to know how to effectively promote yourself. There are three main steps in ...

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Flexible study through workplace training

Flexible study through workplace training

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Maintaining a work-life balance can be challenging, and adding study to the equation can be even tougher. Our flexible workplace training aims to ensu...

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Add more value to your studies with engaged placement

Add more value to your studies with engaged placement

Friday, October 2, 2015

After extensive consultation with industry leaders about what industries need in training and graduates, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee...

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Benefits of an engaged work placement

Benefits of an engaged work placement

Thursday, October 1, 2015

While everyone undertaking a child care course or an aged care course has to undertake work placement, there are ways to really make the most of this...

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What is home and community care?

What is home and community care?

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

As Australia’s population ages, our aged care sector is changing and adapting to offer more services to home and through community care. Today’s m...

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Aged Care Trainer — Sherene Magana

Aged Care Trainer — Sherene Magana

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Sherene has 14 years’ worth of experience over multiple aged care organisations as a PCA and Lifestyle and Leisure Coordinator. Sherene is an eager ...

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Tips to take your career to the next level

Tips to take your career to the next level

Sunday, September 27, 2015

After all the hard work and commitment it takes to achieve your qualification, it’s important to know how to effectively promote yourself. Once you ...

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SunSmart tips for children

SunSmart tips for children

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Because UV radiation can’t be seen or felt, we can’t always rely on our senses. Don’t just wait for a hot and sunny day to check the sun protect...

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Looking for a professional advantage?

Looking for a professional advantage?

Friday, September 18, 2015

Leadership skills can give your career the boost you need Great leaders provide direction, motivation and inspiration to employees while inspiring tru...

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What does aged care reform mean for you?

What does aged care reform mean for you?

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

More than a million people in Australia receive aged care services. This number is expected to rise to more than 3.5 million by 2050 due to better hea...

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Sun smart in aged care

Sun smart in aged care

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Two out of three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. However, exposure to small amounts of sunlight is also essential to ...

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What is the Unique Student Identifier (USI)?

What is the Unique Student Identifier (USI)?

Monday, September 14, 2015

If you’ve enrolled in a new course this year, you’ve probably heard the term Unique Student Identifier or USI. From the start of 2015, all student...

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I look for a Selmar qualification when I read resumes

I look for a Selmar qualification when I read resumes

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Selmar qualifications are highly regarded in the child care industry. Find out why from Kim Jennings, the Director of Our House Early Learning World i...

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Flexible training for the busy professional

Flexible training for the busy professional

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Working full-time in an early learning centre, 35-year-old Tanya Atkins needed the professional qualifications to advance her career but couldn’t sp...

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Future growth in child care

Future growth in child care

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

As our population ages and baby boomers retire, Australia’s workforce will need to encourage more people to join, including prospective and young pa...

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Selmar’s Industry Consultation

Selmar’s Industry Consultation

Monday, August 17, 2015

Early Childhood Education leaders from across metropolitan Melbourne joined Selmar Early Childhood Education Institute for a half-day panel and networ...

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5 tips for positive change and a rewarding new career

5 tips for positive change and a rewarding new career

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Changing your career path can be a daunting process, but it can also be so rewarding. A new career can reinvigorate all aspects of a person’s life, ...

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Be part of a thriving, growing industry

Be part of a thriving, growing industry

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Currently in Australia, about 2,800 residential aged care facilities cater to more than 160,000 elderly people. During the next ten years, we expect ...

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Technology bridges generation gaps

Technology bridges generation gaps

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Today’s abundance of technology has opened up a range of new opportunities for the elderly. Through social media, multiple generations can enjoy soc...

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Meet Liz, a Selmar Graduate

Meet Liz, a Selmar Graduate

Saturday, July 18, 2015

You can always learn more Whether it’s a new career or an update of qualifications, Selmar Aged Care training provides a supportive environment ...

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Practical Outcomes joins Catalyst Education

Practical Outcomes joins Catalyst Education

Friday, February 20, 2015

Catalyst Education, formerly Careers Training Group, further expands with the addition of Practical Outcomes Careers Training Group’s expansion into...

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Building on a strong reputation in training

Building on a strong reputation in training

Friday, January 30, 2015

The importance of training has taken on a new dimension with the changes that are sweeping the aged care industry along with the increasing demand for...

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Finding the right course & training provider for you

Finding the right course & training provider for you

Friday, December 19, 2014

Where is YOUR career heading? Which early childcare education and care course interests YOU? These are two very important questions to consider when d...

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What is the right qualification for you?

What is the right qualification for you?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Early childhood education is a very rewarding career choice. It is also a very important job because you are supporting the development of children, t...

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Changes to regulations, how this will benefit early childhood educators

Changes to regulations, how this will benefit early childhood educators

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In April of this year, the Education Ministers, both state/territory and federal met at the Standing Council on School education and Early Childhood (...

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Educators making a difference: Early Education and Care Awards

Educators making a difference: Early Education and Care Awards

Monday, September 29, 2014

There is no doubt that working in the childcare industry provides a rich and rewarding experience, whether employed as a long day care educator, nanny...

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Reviewing your service’s first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis qualifications

Reviewing your service’s first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis qualifications

Friday, September 12, 2014

First aid qualifications, anaphylaxis qualifications and emergency asthma management qualifications vary slightly across education and care service ty...

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When ‘qualified’ is no guarantee of competence

When ‘qualified’ is no guarantee of competence

Monday, September 8, 2014

There’s training, then there’s high quality training. Want to be a builder? After 36 hours of fast-tracked training, you can graduate with...

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