If I train them they will leave….

Let’s face it – Good Staff who are not developed, recognised and promoted will leave anyway. It is NOT enough to just support training for your staff and then forget about them.  People work for RECOGNITION, more than monetary rewards. So be sure to encourage staff to continually update their skills, and recognise each success … Read more If I train them they will leave….

Communication, communication, communication

Clear lines of communication are important in small businesses, as people must work together more closely than they do in large organisations. As the owner of a small business wearing many hats, it can be all too easy to exclude others when making plans for the business. People tend to become paranoid when there is … Read more Communication, communication, communication

Latest Training Incentives for Industry

I’m sure you have been confused by all the media hype regarding Incentives for taking on a new Trainee or Apprentice – is it still worth the angst? Here’s the latest information – you can be sure that this will not change anytime soon: If you employ an a new worker (part-time – 15 hrs/wk) … Read more Latest Training Incentives for Industry

OLGR RSA RSG no longer required

Changes to liquor and gaming industry training The state is no longer responsible for the regulation of trainers offering Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible Service of Gaming (RSG) courses. This regulation is now a matter for the Commonwealth Government. People involved in the service of liquor will still have to hold appropriate certification, … Read more OLGR RSA RSG no longer required


New legislation affecting Queensland’s liquor and gaming industries A new Bill, the ‘Liquor and Gaming (Red Tape Reduction) and other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013’ was assented to on 3 June 2013. This has resulted in a range of changes to legislation affecting the liquor and gaming industries in Queensland. This page outlines all changes affecting the … Read more RED TAPE UPDATE

Industry Currency

All Trainers in VET must perform their Industry Currency obligations each year. This can take many forms, but the most valuable by far is actually working in a Hospitality  Establishment under actual Industry conditions.  This ensures that we are kept up-to-date with genuine Industry best practice – not something we read in a book, or something we used to … Read more Industry Currency