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Managing Study Stress Part 2: How to beat exam anxiety and perform better

Tips from a leading performance anxiety psychologist on how to beat exam stress and reach your full potential
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Managing Study Stress Part 1: The science of stress & what happens to us when we worry about exams

Understanding the science of stress and what happens to us when we're under pressure so we can recognise and manage the symptoms of stress.
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Community service careers in the spotlight: social work

Choosing a career in community services can be a bit mind boggling. So, today we’ll be catching up with a Child and Family Worker to see what a typical day in the office looks like.
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Why our aged care students love their trainer Lauren Barnett.

We’re proud to have Lauren Barnett on the team as one of our star aged care trainers. Find out why our students give her top marks here:
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Why gender doesn't matter in nursing

Gender doesn't matter when it comes to being a good nurse.
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Reality check — what working in aged care is really like.

Reality check — what working in aged care is really like.
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Florence Nightingale still inspiring students on International Nursing Day

  International Nursing Day is celebrated every year on 12 May to honour the birth of Florence Nightingale on this day back in 1820. Florence is...
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Where is the best place to do nursing in Melbourne?

Where is the best place to do nursing in Melbourne?
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Your Community Services career checklist

So you’ve decided a career in Community Services is where you want to head, now it's time to get there! Here are four things you need to consider before making your next move.
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How Community Services roles impact society and change lives

There are so many roles in the community where you can make a difference, especially if your interest is in connecting with and helping individuals through uncertain times or hardships.
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What is a Diploma of Community Service?

Whether you're helping families in need, advocating for social justice or empowering your community with education and resources, a community service worker has a direct impact on the lives of others.
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Eastern Region Aged Care Professionals Breakfast Club

The Eastern Region Aged Care Professionals Breakfast Club held its inaugural event today hosted by Skills Training Australia. A group of Facility Managers and Clinical Care Coordinators from around the Ringwood Lilydale and Croydon area
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Sydney campus opens in December!

We are so excited to be opening our new Sydney campus this December! Starting with our Diploma of Leisure and Health, we’re taking our knowledge, reputation, and results to Sydney Town.
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What is Diversional Therapy?

There are so many rewarding careers that will allow you help others, from caring for loved ones to nursing to social work. But sometimes it takes a while to find the right fit...
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Careers in Aged Care available

If you're looking for a rewarding job in a growing industry we have industry sponsored Aged Care traineeships available, and we would love to hear from you!
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Course Information sessions September 2016

Course Information Sessions    
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A New Look At Staff and Training in Aged and Home & Community Care

Understaffing and requiring staff ‘today’ is one of our industry’s greatest issues. To address this problem, Skills Training Australia are partnering with a number of organisations to help them prepare for their future by recruiting and training new staff in line with the organisational philosophies of care, vision and mission.
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STA at Dementia & Recreation Conference

Thank you to all the Dementia & Recreation conference delegates from around Australia who visited us at the Skills Training Australia stand last W...
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Brand new Web Site

We have a brand new website and want you all to come and have a look we would also appreciate the feedback.
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Eastern Health and Skills Training Australia

Eastern Health, is one of our largest partners for industry placements at Skills Training Australia, We sat down with Joanne Mapes to learn more about the organisation and to share with you the great opporunities available when undertaking the diploma.
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