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Career counselling counts

02
May

Are you confused over which career path to take? There are far more choices now than ever before and that’s why we suggest you speak to one of our career counsellors to gather some advice. Our team will happily talk to you about which qualification may be suited to your strengths and talents and what […]

Clinch that job while learning

02
May

Potential employers are always impressed by those who are seeking work while studying. Many of the students at TrainSmart Australia have managed to secure jobs while learning. Employers also look favourably on those studying while also working as it demonstrates someone who is well-rounded and who wants to progress within their career.  Remember at the […]

Study Time. Are you a night owl or a morning lark?

02
May

It’s a question we are always asking ourselves, when is the best time to study to maximise learning? The answer is that each person is different and from a scientific viewpoint there is no clear winner. There are some people who get more out of studying at night, while others prefer the morning. But here […]

How many job titles exist? To be precise 1,166

11
Apr

Would anyone like to hazard a guess as to how many different job titles there are in Australia?  Well according to the website CareerPlanner.com there are about 1,166 but new ones spring up all the time while some of the more traditional careers are dying because of advances in automation and technology. It’s a tough […]

Which career makes you the happiest?

16
Mar

Want to know who enjoys their job the most? Well, recent research has shown that it is not always those who earn the most who have the most fulfilling, satisfying and happiest jobs. The newspaper Guardian Australia analysed various surveys which were looking at occupations that make people happy. They then did their own survey […]

All change for Gavin

17
Feb

There are around one thousand students studying with TrainSmart Australia & some are so impressed with their learning experiences they come back for more. Gavin Hunter from Clarkson in Perth has recently completed his Diploma of Management & now wants to study the Diploma of Project Management with TrainSmart Australia. Gavin said he was most […]

Our dedication to education

17
Feb

Happy ten year anniversary TrainSmart Australia! We’re celebrating our tenth anniversary and reflecting on what we’ve achieved in a decade. TrainSmart Australia was founded by Surinder Randhawa and Dilip Mehta who are still at the helm today. What started out as just one room with four employees has grown to two campuses on opposite sides […]

Gender job search

17
Feb

We know that men and women are drawn to different career paths but did you know there are some very marked differences in the way men and women conduct their job search? Men utilise social media far more than women in their job hunt, are twice as likely to fabricate references and also are more […]

Baby boom equates to jobs boom

17
Feb

There has never been a better time to study childcare in Australia and pursue a career in this area. The Australian Government is encouraging more mother’s back-to-work by offering childcare rebates. Half of all mothers now return to work by their child’s first birthday, compared with 39% in 1991. The country is also experiencing a […]

Why work experience counts

04
Feb

I was lucky enough to land a job as soon as I completed my course, I literally finished my studies on a Friday and started my first full-time job on Monday. What’s more, I managed to secure this role when there was an economic downturn. It was 1991 and jobs were scarce and hard to […]

Get back into study mode!

16
Dec

Everyone loves a break, time to relax, recharge the batteries and to forget about time constraints, deadlines and ever increasing to-do lists. But what about when the holiday is over and you have to return to study mode again? We’ve all been there and we know how hard it is to switch back to studying […]

Welcome Gilmore College to our open beauty day

30
Nov

We recently welcomed eighteen teenage girls from Gilmore College to TrainSmart Australia so they could experience first-hand the facilities we have on offer to our Diploma of Beauty students. The visit was arranged in conjunction with the Wirrpanda Foundation which was established ten years ago. The organisation works with Aboriginal students at Gilmore College to […]

School’s out! Rottnest Leavers Event

26
Nov

Hundreds of school-leavers were soaking up their new found freedom at the Rottnest Leavers Event after completing their final exams. We decided to help them celebrate this milestone. With large inflatables in the sea and a fun foam pit for them to frolic in, further education was perhaps not at the forefront of their mind, […]

Why you should set up your own business in a downturn

02
Nov

We all know the economy is flagging, there’s high unemployment and more redundancies. It all sounds like gloom and doom. But wait this article is not going to lead you into a downward spiral of negativity. I am here to tell you that when times are tough there are plenty of benefits to starting a business […]

Get pampered in your lunch hour at Anqelique Q

28
Oct

TrainSmart Australia is proud to announce the opening of a new nail bar and make-up counter at our salon Angelique Q. The hair salon in Hay Street is well established and Misty, Brock and Kate, who are all qualified hairdressers like to give their customers a first class service, but now there’s another reason to […]

Good social skills? Then you’re in demand

27
Oct

There used to be a time when people wanting to work in community services, social services, and mental health were warned off the profession by low pay and long hours. But in recent years there’s been a change and new research has shown that this area of work is rapidly growing with plenty of jobs […]

‘It’s on us’ – Alanah studies for free

05
Oct

Huge congratulations to 21 year-old Alanah Gaunt who was selected as our competition winner and will be studying the Diploma of Beauty Therapy with us next year. One hundred and sixteen people entered our competition in collaboration with Student Edge – the prize – a Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Student Edge is an Australian organisation […]

Hair today – gone tomorrow, Misty’s charity beard shave

24
Sep

Four teachers who agreed to have their beards shaved off by Misty, a hairdresser at TrainSmart Australia’s salon Angelique Q, say they’re delighted with their new clean shaven look. The charity shave-off at Trinity College in Perth was dreamt up by student William Gilbert who is a year 9 pupil. William, 15, went to Nepal […]

Man-scaping and male grooming -what’s it all about?

16
Sep

Maybe it’s the media, possibly Hollywood films but there’s no doubt about it men are taking more care over their appearance and spending more money than ever on male grooming. The number of men’s beauty products increased by more than 70% worldwide between 2012 and 2014 and men’s skin care alone has been a multi-billion […]

The changing face of our workplace

16
Sep

Now most of us who have ever studied history will have heard about the British Industrial Revolution, but do you realise we are now going through another industrial revolution and that our working lives are being shaped by technology and changing dramatically? The Foundation for Young Australians has just released a report which shows how […]

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