End of Financial Year – Ugh – Your last Minute Checklist

  June 30 rolls round quicker and quicker each year, and if you are like me, it gets harder and harder to be organised!! But it’s not too late to employ some effective strategies to ensure you pay the correct amount of tax and maximise…

You’ve spoken – we’ve listened!

The team at SDS Training are continuing to provide greater choice for your learning. As part of our efforts to bring additional value to our service offerings - we've been asking a range of past, current and potential students: "what makes…

Learning Life’s Lessons – motivational thoughts from our team

Training doesn't just happen in the classroom or online - if you approach life as a "continual lesson". We asked some of our training team what was the best advice that they'd heard or received with some interesting results... so interesting…

High Risk Licence.. “Nah – she’ll be right mate”

Unfortunately there’s still the occasional stigma attached to people conducting High Risk Work. Sometimes the sentiment isn’t deliberate (“I just didn’t know”) or it’s derived from ignorance (“I’ve operated for years – don’t…

CSQ Subsidised Training – is it for you?

Training Subsidies - where does CSQ fit into the picture? With a range of training subsidies available - it's important to find out who's who in the zoo! Let's start with CSQ... Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent industry-funded…
Flexible Training Options

Flexible Training Options

What do you want from your training provider - Flexible Training Options? In an ever increasingly competitive environment and difficult times it's important to weigh up your training options. Price, funding options (are there subsidies that…

Verification of Competency: Experienced? How To Have Your Skills Verified With VoC

What is VoC? VoC is an acronym for 'Verification of Competency'. In many instances, employees may be licensed to operate machinery or complete site-specific tasks, yet may lack knowledge and skills to safely and effectively execute. Verification…

R U OK? Day: Constructing a Conversion Around Mental Health

R U OK? day is nationally recognised as a day to raise awareness and remind everyone of the importance of stopping to ask their friends, family, colleagues and even the person serving you at the grocery store, "R U OK?" with the aim of empowering…

Mining Job Opportunities As Adani Announces Rockhampton As Employment Hub

An exciting development was announced last week when Adani Mining outlined plans to operate a business centre in Rockhampton to encourage the recruitment and contracting of local businesses in the region. This means that along with Townsville,…
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How Mark Went From Unemployed To A Certificate III Qualification (And It Was Funded!)

Trying Times: From time to time we all find ourselves stuck in a rut. Confidence dips, we become unsure of our capabilities and we tend to chronically underestimate what we are capable of achieving. Sound familiar? Well, you're certainly…