VET also known as “Vocational Education and Training” focuses on delivering skills and knowledge required for specific industries.

Vocational Education and Training is typically suited for those people looking to –

  • Join the workforce for the first time
  • Return to the workforce after taking a break
  • Up skill in their current role
  • Change career pathways

So no matter what stage you are in your life, a vocational qualification will help you acquire a broad range of complex technical skills and in-depth knowledge in your desired professional area.

Here are some of the many career benefits of gaining a vocational qualification… (more…)

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First day at college

Posted on 06/03/2012 by admin


Your first day at college can seem like a never-ending cycle of new experiences, new friends, new classes. It’s only natural that you’re going to be excited and a little nervous about your first day. Remember every student on campus has experienced what you’re going through, so don’t be afraid to step out of your shell and make the most of what college life has to offer.

Here are our top seven tips that will ensure your first day at college starts off on the right track… (more…)

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What is life at Martin College really like?

Posted on 29/02/2012 by admin


Whether you are looking to get a qualification for entry into the professional workforce, change careers or just looking to up skill – deciding to attend college is an extremely important decision for anyone. You might have already figured out what you would like to study to achieve your career goals and now you just need the right place to study that fits with what you are looking for.

Martin College has been helping people launch and revitalise their careers for 35 years, but what is life at Martin College really like? Here’s a bit about what you can expect from Martin College… (more…)

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Your online tool to Study Smart

Posted on 24/02/2012 by admin


LMS, LCMS, VLS, VLE – acronyms, acronyms, acronyms! The IT world is full of them. These four acronyms can be used to define our online learning platform, Study Smart… (more…)

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Life as a student – stick to a budget

Posted on 16/02/2012 by admin


You don’t have to be broke to be a college student. You just need to be organised and committed to sticking to a budget. (more…)

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What skills will you need in the future?

Posted on 15/02/2012 by admin


In the ever changing world in which we live, it’s hard to envision what the future holds for us. If you are considering your future career though, perhaps you should consider what skills will be in high demand in the future. (more…)

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Career in spotlight: Graphic Design

Posted on 10/02/2012 by admin

Colour Book

Do you enjoy being creative? Are you looking for an outlet for your creativity? Have you considered a career in Graphic Design?

Graphic Design can be an exciting and challenging career. It involves visualising a concept and then communicating that concept through a visual form. (more…)

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How to best prepare for tertiary study

Posted on 03/02/2012 by admin


So you’ve chosen your tertiary study course, you’ve been accepted to study at your selected institute, and now you are waiting with bated breath for the start of your studies. It can be a pretty daunting time. Well there are a few things you can do prior to first semester that can prepare you for the big year ahead. (more…)

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Fast-tracking…what does it mean?

Posted on 30/01/2012 by admin

Student in the city

So it seems like everyone is talking about fast-tracking – fast-tracking your career, fast-tracking into university… but what does fast-tracking actually mean? (more…)

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Understanding Entry Requirements

Posted on 27/01/2012 by admin

Understanding entry requirements

Each Registered Training Organisation (RTO) has entry requirements that must be met in order for a student to enrol in a course. These entry requirements exist to ensure the student applying is suitable for the course.

Entry requirements will be different depending on the provider so it is important to research what entry requirements exist for the course you are interested in. (more…)

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