Category: Training

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...

Are you a ‘people-person’? 4 rewarding careers for extroverts

Do you consider yourself a people person? Are you a natural extrovert? Are you in the market for work that gives you an excuse to meet new people, foster meaningful relationships, and learn about others? You’re in luck – there are plenty of pathways available to you. And many of them can be obtained by studying in Melbourne with Academia!...

How does Academia’s online learning system work?

So you want to study in Melbourne – and in the current climate, that’s not exactly possible quite yet. Alternatively, your own personal circumstances simply makes it harder to study on-campus. Luckily, there’s always the online option. Completing a TAFE equivalent course online might be just what you need – however, it’s also something that a lot of people feel...

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...

How much of your online TAFE equivalent course is REALLY online?

Online study sounds great – but we know what you’re thinking: how much of it can really be completed online? After all, TAFE/vocational courses tend to involve just as much practical training as theoretical learning – how exactly does all of that carry over to online learning? If you’re thinking about enrolling in a government-funded online course, you’ll want to...

Who is eligible for government funded courses?

Thanks to schemes such as the Victorian government’s Skills First funding (among many others), it’s now possible to enrol in government funded vocational training in Melbourne. And for some courses in high-demand fields, you’ll be able to complete your course for free! Here at Academia, we offer a wide range of government funded courses online. That means eligible domestic students...