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Upskilling for Career Options & Growth by Steven Tavita

A passion for youth work saw Steven Tavita enrolling in a Certificate IV in Community Services, but as he progressed in his career he returned to further his qualifications with a Diploma in Counselling. 

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College Traineeship Success by Clara Oxley

Earning while learning is just one of the advantages of her traineeship at the Northern Beaches and Mosman College, according to latest recruit Clara Oxley. 

College Builds Confidence by Linda Moss

"Returning to the workforce after taking time off with her two young children was something of a daunting prospect ..." 

Love Your Work by Jeffery Winfield

"Choosing a career in childcare after more than 30 years in the fashion industry is one of the best decisions he has ever made ..." 

Has technology killed effective workplace communication? by Matt Tanks

"Are people losing the art of communicating face to face? Is technology a crutch? Are we “speaking” less but “talking” more than ever?..." 

Community Services career switch – best decision I ever made by Katrina Turner

"A huge career change... from corporate to community services, has led to Katrina finding happiness both at work and in life….and now feeling like her job really ‘matters’...." 

Qualify for the booming healthcare sector in just 6 months. This is Naomi’s story.

"Naomi McNaughton (pictured left) did a short aged care course in 2013 and suddenly realised she was ‘hot stuff’....." 

The HUGE healthcare jobs boom. How can you skill up? by Cara McDonell

"Cara McDonell often pinches herself ....she loves her job. She’s in surgery most days assisting with instrument preparation. It can take as little as six months to reskill for a job in healthcare. This is her story..." 

How to Reinvent Yourself by Kelly Kew

"Local hairdresser, Kelly Kew, is now her own boss. It was only 2 years ago that she realised she needed new business skills…..but was clueless where to start...." 

It’s like having a secret super-power by Jo Neophyton

"Local nurse Jo Neophyton gives us the back story on what it’s like to be a trainer at Northern Beaches & Mosman College(NBMC) and what sort of work is waiting at the end of the course..." 

It’s given me a Job I Love by Kim Jones

"Kim Jones gives us a sneak peek behind the scenes of our popular local College and reveals one of the biggest secrets of its success..." 

Ready for a Life Refresh? by Fran Butterworth

Here are 3 hot tips for a 2020 life or career refresh from Northern Beaches & Mosman College (NBMC) where people are changing their future on a daily basis. 

Why Adult learning is Good for Us by Ted Wilkinson

Ted Wilkinson has wise advice about learning as adults after four decades working with Northern Beaches & Mosman College. 

The Unusual Health Sector Set for a Jobs Surge by Sue Pocock

Sue Pocock talks us through this fast emerging career, designing programmes to keep people mentally and physically active...and it only takes 12 months (part time) to get qualified. 

New Skills Training

A 2019 “cash splash” in training by the NSW Government is saving businesses thousands while employees gain new skills. Find out how your business benefits. 

A great headstart with new small business course by Ross Farrell

Ross realised he had a skill gap when he got a job at a small company. The course he found at NBMC has inspired him to plan for a business of his own. 

A Fresh College Name by Fran Butterworth

When Mosman Community College wanted a fresh start, they asked if their sister college could officially “adopt” them. 

Can good people management skills turbo boost your career? by Susan Keyzer

According to northern beaches local Susan Keyzer she is a modern day multitasker. She sometimes has to please 12 different managers on any given day which compelled her to take action. "When I saw the NBCC leadership and management course I knew it was a great chance to learn" 

Why traineeships can work too well by Jenny Angus

Jenny Angus (owner of Mungarra Kindergarten) encourages anyone who loves children to line up a traineeship….but explains why they seem to work too well at her centre.