All posts by Trainsmart Australia
It’s OK to not be OK: How writing can help us heal
There was a time when society deemed emotion to be a bit of a cumbersome, useless, almost inappropriate part of the human experience – but today, societal attitudes towards mental health are changing rapidly. The understanding that emotional expressiveness is a healthy part of life is fast entering into the collective psyche. Mental health is […]
Interested in Studying Business Administration in Australia?
Today on the TrainSmart Australia blog, we take a look at a few points to consider – including job opportunities for new Business Administration graduates – and explore the skills necessary to gain employment in this field. So what is Business Administration? It’s quite common these days to see the letters ‘BBA’ or […]
A Limestone Quarry is Perfect for A Rock Show
After a stellar three week season at His Majesty’s Theatre in 2018, We Will Rock You returned to ROCK Western Australia once again in March 2019. Read more about the night from our makeup course trainer, Manuao TeAotonga. Its return performance was a 2 week run, with the first week commenced at one […]
Top 5 Essential Qualities of a Beauty Therapist
Choosing to become a beauty therapist can be an engaging and rewarding career. With an exciting flow of interesting and engaging clientele, modern beauty products and equipment, and a huge range of job opportunities, beauty therapy is a fantastic industry to get into. Beauty salons provide an array of treatments to choose from and […]
See how our students weaved makeup magic at Miss Africa Perth 2019
On a balmy late March evening, the Astor Theatre opened it’s doors to a vibrant cross-section of Perth’s best, brightest – and most beautiful – for the highly anticipated 2019 Miss Africa Perth event. Amongst this crowd were TrainSmart Australia’s newest CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media stars, who, as part of their guaranteed […]
This is one of the best ways to study makeup in Perth
If you’re looking to begin or even further your career as a makeup artist, our makeup courses can help you stand out from the crowd – literally! This course helps students develop their skills as makeup artists, but also takes it one step further – by teaching students screen and special effects makeup. By learning how […]
Looking for a new payment option? Study Loans is here!
Have you heard the good news? TrainSmart Australia has partnered with Study Loans to provide you with a flexible payment option so you can spend more time focusing on your study, and less time worrying about paying for it. What is Study Loans? Study Loans is an alternative payment option that may help you […]
4 ways you can improve your mental health today
Challenges are a part of life. We wouldn’t be the way we are today, with the numerous skills and abilities and rich global culture that we have, if our ancestors before us did not face the challenges that arose in their life and find ways to overcome them. There is a solution for everything. Absolutely […]
Why choose a career in Human Resources?
If you’re thinking about a career change in 2019, a career in human resources could be the answer. According to the latest Hays Jobs Report, roles in human resources – including HR business partners, HR generalists and talent acquisition specialists – will be among the most in-demand roles in Australia for at least the next […]
Where to find the best beauty therapy course in Perth
TrainSmart Australia offer nationally recognised makeup and beauty courses delivered right in the heart of Perth city. Enjoy lunch in the city after a morning of learning beauty, makeup, massage, manicures, pedicures and more. Use your new skills to apply for beauty positions and find employment opportunities in a wide range of […]
Thinking of becoming an SFX Make-up Artist? Here are some jobs for you!
Remember the creepy doll in ‘Chucky’? Or Jim Carrey as ‘The Grinch’? Or how about Johnny Depp in ‘Edward Scissorhands’? Amazing characters. Incredible movies. Iconic moments in cinema history. These characters all have one thing in common: they were all brought to life by SFX makeup artists. The world of special effects makeup is as […]
An incredible experience for TrainSmart Australia’s make-up course trainers
[Above image: Komische Oper: Magic Flute © Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de] As told by Head of Department for CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media, Priscilla Walton. Over the past week, I had the privilege of working alongside my colleague Shannon Murphy and 10 others make-up artists on the highly prestigious world recognised Komische Oper Berlin’s, “The […]
TrainSmart Australia celebrates International Women’s Day 2019
Here at the TrainSmart Australia offices, we’ve been thinking about what 2019’s International Women’s Day means to us. Immediately, this quote came to mind. We’re not quite sure where the quote originated, but it goes a little something like this. Of course, becoming a strong woman isn’t necessarily about how that relates to men. Taking […]
Is studying make-up the right choice for you?
In a world filled to the brim with opportunity, it can be very difficult to decide what exactly you should do for your career. Everybody has different interests, comes from different backgrounds, and we all often have different aspirations. There is no simple answer to the question, “What’s the perfect job for me?” If you […]
Celebrating a year of achievement and overcoming challenges for our newest graduates
On February 15th, 2019, TrainSmart Australia hosted a graduation runway show for our newest cohort of CUA51015 Diploma of Screen & Media (Specialist Make-up) students. It was a night of creativity, adventure and celebration – and with all the new lessons and challenges our students have learnt and overcome this year, there was so much […]
Applying new make-up skills to real world scenarios
Enrolling in a make-up course at TrainSmart Australia opens up an entire world of exciting opportunities, as our CUA51015 Diploma of Screen & Media (Specialist Make-up) students discovered last November. Working alongside the talented Irish Theatre Players (ITP) group, our Screen & Media students gained invaluable experience by providing stage make-up for ITP’s recent production, […]
Transforming a passion for creativity into a dream job
For some of us, creativity is a part of who we are. That was the case for Georgia, who displayed a creative flair from a very young age. “I was always creative,” she recalls. “I did art at school and always loved doing things with my hands – basically anything creative.” Her passion […]
How to become an IT specialist without a degree
Who says you need to have a degree to earn a high income as a successful IT specialist? Despite the common misconception that you need a degree to enjoy a successful high-paying career, as global employment site Monster.com highlights, there are many high-paying tech jobs you can get without a university degree. Here are just […]
An inspirational day with Danessa Myricks at her make-up and beauty masterclass
Over the Australia Day long weekend, I had the exciting opportunity to attend the Look and Learn Masterclass by successful make-up artist, photographer and entrepreneur Danessa Myricks in Perth, along with the rest of the team of TrainSmart Australia trainers as well as our students. I first saw Danessa Myricks at the International Make-Up Artists […]
Certificate training courses in Perth WA
To be able to successfully compete in today’s job market, it’s important to be well-equipped with the knowledge and skills you need to meet the changing demands for jobs. In Western Australia, the State Government (through the Department of Training and Workforce Development) implemented the Jobs and Skills WA initiative to prioritise its investment in […]