How a course can increase your employability in a COVID19 world

People love to talk about how to get qualified in a post COVID19 world, but the truth of it is that we are still in the thick of the pandemic and maybe for some time. COVID19 may have changed the way we work and apply for jobs, but it hasn’t changed the need to be a qualified, skilled and experienced worker. Companies are looking for workers who can demonstrate adaptability, communication and emotional intelligence, creativity and problem-solving, and tech-savviness and apply them in their roles.

Businesses may have shifted their workforce to a remote work environment, but they are adapting to and finding ways to monitor and review performance. Now, more than ever, the importance of being qualified and being able to hit the floor running in a role matters.

At College Australia, we offer a range of qualifications to support your career growth in the fields of Business and Management, Health and Community, Retail and Hospitality and Tourism. All of our courses offer the ability to be recognised for prior learning (RPL), which means that you don’t have to study the stuff you already know. You can focus solely on upskilling and adding value to your knowledge and experience, which will support your career growth.

Employers tend to look favourably upon candidates that have taken the initiative and time to upskill. It shows that the candidate is willing to take responsibility and career advancement.

Below are 2 courses that are in high demand and relating industries are experiencing significant growth during the pandemic:

Health and Community

The Australian Government Labour Market has projected that the largest contribution to employment growth over the next five years (increasing by 249,500 jobs) is the Healthcare and Social Assistance industry.

Our HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration course is one of our most popular courses. It will support you to move into a senior or leadership role in health administration, expand your options within the healthcare and medical industries, and fast-track your career by gaining the essential skills and knowledge needed with a Certificate IV in Health Administration.

With a Certificate IV in Health Administration, you could find yourself in demand for Health Industry roles such as a:

  • Executive Assistant with an average per annum salary of $85,000.
  • Payroll Clerk with an average per annum salary of $74,984.
  • Health Services Supervisor with an average per annum salary of $120,000.

Business and Leadership

Our BSB30120 Certificate III in Business course is another one of our in-demand courses. You will boost your career in business and learn the skills and knowledge you need to prepare you for jobs across a diverse range of industries.

This course allows you to specialise in Business or Medical Administration to hone your skills further.

You will learn and consolidate skills for your chosen career and transfer your practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge to real outcomes. With a focus on building your understanding of technology, processes and systems, you will complete your studies feeling confident to apply for your chosen role.

Upon completion of your Certificate III in Business, you could apply for roles such as a:

  • Medical Secretary with an average per annum salary of $59,440.
  • Receptionist with an average per annum salary of $51,064.
  • Personal Assistant with an average per annum salary of $74,464.

Study now and build your future career in a booming industry, creating job satisfaction and improving employment prospects in the process. Speak to one of our friendly crew today about your course and career options.

Funding may be available for Queensland residents through various Queensland and Australian Government initiatives. Check if you are eligible for subsidised training in Queensland now with our eligibility tool.

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