Category: Study in Brisbane

5 childhood development theories childcare workers should know

Childcare is a very hands-on profession – however, that’s not all there is to it. It’s also one that involves a lot of theoretical learning. That’s because you’re more than just a babysitter – childcare workers play a vital role in shaping young lives. Just ask any parent and they’ll all tell you that even the subtlest things in childhood...

5 crucial skills that are common to both parenting AND childcare

Parenting’s tough – and in a way, it’s something that’s almost impossible to prepare for! Unlike many other things in your life (or your career), there’s no class named “how to be a good parent”, no guidebook to tell you what to do and oh-so-many conflicting ideas about what’s “wrong” and “right”. Luckily, we’re here to help. We know what...

How COVID has changed hygiene training in hospitality courses

Proper hygiene has been drilled into us since we were kids. Wash your hands! Cover your mouth when you sneeze! Brush your teeth! What you might not know is that these aren’t just important in your day-to-day life, but in the hospitality industry as well! Hospitality courses like our commercial cookery courses in Melbourne aren’t all about learning how to...

What government-funded courses are available in your state?

Over the last couple of months, we’ve dedicated a lot of blog space towards explaining your options for remote learning, as well as what options you have when it comes to government funded TAFE/vocational courses. While we’ve been focusing primarily on Victoria, each state and territory has its own system of subsidies and government funding to allow you to complete...

Everything you need to know about our online cookery courses

When you think of online TAFE equivalent courses, chances are commercial cookery isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. After all, it’s such a hands-on subject – how are you supposed to learn how to cook remotely? Studying commercial cookery online in Australia necessitates some changes – however, it can be done. And today, we’re here to explain just...

What theoretical learning is involved with commercial cookery?

When you think of a commercial cookery course, you things like: Handling kitchen equipment Honing basic chopping and dicing skills Learning different cooking techniques What a lot of prospective students might not realise is that commercial cookery isn’t all about cooking! In addition to practical cooking skills, it’s important that commercial cookery students enter the workplace with theoretical knowledge to...