Government funding and VET Student Loans (previously VET FEE-HELP)

Many students are interested in whether they can get some government subsidy for their training so the total training costs can be reduced. From the questions we got from students, most of them do not seem to know the difference between government funding and VET FEE-HELP. For starters, government funding (e.g. C3G funding in QLD…

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Training for security licences ≠ Certificate II in Security Operations

Most of us tend to think that to get a security licence, you just need to complete the Certificate II in Security Operations. But, is that the case? Currently in Australia, the licencing requirements vary from state to state. Completing the a standard Certificate II in Security Operations with 12 units does not necessarily mean…

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Difference between the new and the old training package for cleaning operations/management

On 6th May 2016, the new training packages for Certificate III in Cleaning Operations and Certificate IV in Cleaning Management were released and published on training.gov.au. Certificate III in Cleaning Operations changed from CPP31011 to CPP31316 Certificate IV in Cleaning Management changed from CPP41011 to CPP40416 For students, the main question is “What are the…

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Plagiarism in online training

Whenever there are assessment activities, plagiarism is a topic that cannot be avoided. At the very basic, student identity verification is used to make sure that the submitted assessments are actually completed by the actual students. In a face-to-face environment where there is an invigilator walking around, trying to catch students who are cheating, it…

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