Category: Vocational Training

Become a leader and a manager with Academia’s management courses

Are you a leader or a manager? While there’s a lot of overlap between the two, each is a distinct role! Many people don’t understand the difference. As a result, some managers act like leaders, and some leaders act like managers. People who are on top of their organisation should know how both terms differ. What’s more, those who are...

Australia’s aging population: why NOW is the time to study aged care

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, we’re getting older! The stats suggest that the percentage of older Australians has been steadily increasing ever since 1967. In fact, the percentage of people over the age of 65 has skyrocketed from 9% of the population in 1927 to a whopping 15% in 2017. According to other studies, the number...

Explore fine and gross motor skills with Academia’s childcare courses!

As any parent knows, there are certain major milestones that your child hits as they grow up: When they start the weaning process Their first steps and words The ability to understand the word “no” Their first tooth Each of these crucial milestones is a signal that your child’s body and brain are developing. Not to mention, they’re momentous occasions...

Go from home cook to a chef with our commercial cookery courses!

You have a passion for food, and an eye for flavours. For years, you’ve experimented in the home kitchen, cooking up all manner of new, exciting, and challenging recipes. You love cooking, plain and simple. So, why not make a career out of it? Many of the students who enroll in our commercial cookery courses at our Melbourne and Brisbane...

Solve temper tantrums: find out how in our childcare courses in Brisbane

Just ask any parent – tantrums are can be a challenging part of looking after kids. They’re often unpredictable and disruptive… unless you know the right way to diffuse them. Before enrolling in our childcare courses in Brisbane and Melbourne, you might be curious to know exactly what is involved when you study, and what you’ll learn. One such unit...

Want to study a management course in Australia? Learn about POLC first!

Here’s a question for you: what exactly does management involve? Before you enrol in a management course in Australia, you’ll want to begin by looking into what the fundamental tasks of a manager are. This will help you in your studies, and make you a better manager when you enter the workforce. The teachers that run our management courses in...