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Mental Health qualifications help Melissa support Indigenous children

October 5, 2023

Graduating with a Certificate IV in Mental Health has helped Melissa Evans achieve her goals. After overcoming a childhood of adversity, the mum of three has become a highly respected mental health support worker for the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency. “I began my journey with genU Training as a stay-at-home mum, barely a year […]

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Amy ‘could not be happier’ with new career

August 30, 2023

A much-needed change to remote studies with genU Training helped busy mum Amy to reskill for a new family friendly industry. After years of working in the live music industry, the Ballarat resident knew she needed to switch up her career. Amy started a nursing degree but once COVID hit, she needed to find an […]

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Nea Barclay is seated on the wooden seat in memory of her husband at the Heywood Golf Club in Victoria. Nea wears a lilac jumper, dark pants and tan boots. A garden bed and golf green with a yellow flag are behind her.

Nea finds new purpose after loss

August 9, 2023

When Nea Barclay started a Certificate IV in Mental Health with genU Training last year, the Child Protection Practitioner knew the course would be beneficial for her career progression. Then her husband took his life and her world changed in an instant. “Initially, I felt I needed to withdraw from the course, but told myself […]

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An infographic which shows that a higher percentage of genU Training students are employed after training compared to the national average

Leading the way in graduate employment outcomes

March 29, 2023

genU Training has achieved top results in the latest Vocational Education and Training (VET) Student Outcomes Report*. The report surveyed recent graduates and measured their employment outcomes and satisfaction levels with training. Results showed: 92 per cent of genU Training graduates were employed or in further study after training. (National VET provider average 86 percent). […]

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Exciting new partnership with Torrens University

September 21, 2022

Torrens University and genU Training partnership offers exciting opportunities to drive students   By: Shirl Kean, Pathway Partnerships Development Manager With shared values and beliefs, Torrens University and genU Training have a meeting of minds that underpins their new partnership. Creating an educational ecosystem is at the heart of the partnership with Torrens University, offering […]

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ACFE Courses Provide Pathways to Future Study

September 8, 2022

Our ACFE courses build foundations for learners who need a little help with the basics before tackling new study options. Last month, a group of motivated learners undertook the Digital Literacy ACFE course at the genU Support Hub in Geelong, led by Trainer Yvonne. Pictured above (L-R): Jenny and Yvonne. Rachel, a learner eager to master […]

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Staff Engage in Professional Development Workshops

September 8, 2022

Team members from across genU Training recently came together to enjoy a series of professional development workshops. Hosted by Karen Dymke, a lecturer, facilitator and coach, genU Training staff members jumped at the opportunity to learn from an industry-leading expert. The workshops covered topics such as structuring sessions, providing effective feedback, boosting motivation, engaging learners […]

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Mental Health Learner Now Leading the Way for Team

June 21, 2022

Meet Fiona, Consumer Directed Services Team Leader at Wellways. Unsure of where CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health would take her, Fiona quickly discovered the limitless possibilities of working in the sector soon after commencing her studies. “For anyone considering doing a mental health course at genU Training, it’s something that I would definitely recommend,” […]

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genU Training Unveils New Partnership with Bounce Australia

June 21, 2022

genU Training team members have thoroughly enjoyed getting out and about again, soaking up every opportunity to participate in several recent conferences and expos.             Pictured above (L-R): Gabriela Marighetto, Catherine Bennett, Natasha Colangelo, Robert Gervasoni. Earlier this month, the genU Training team made its way to Sydney to participate […]

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Dedicated Student Lands Dream Job During Placement

June 21, 2022

Meet Louise, a Senior Support Worker at Wellways. Without any specific employment goals in mind, Louise stumbled upon genU Training’s range of free qualifications last year and took her chances on a career in disability support. Completing a CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability, Louise’s studies uncovered her passion for helping others, and she ultimately secured […]

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