Unsure about your career path? We can help

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Deciding on a career path that is right for you can be overwhelming and difficult, especially when it involves committing to years of studying at university and racking up a stack of financial expenses.


One in five uni students dropping out

According to the Department of Education figures, up to one in five university students are dropping out Australia wide. In some NSW universities this figure is even more damning.

These figures are the highest drop out rates seen in Australian university in ten years!


Take the time before you commit

It is not uncommon for people in their 20s, 30s or even 40s to not really know what they want to do or what career path to follow. This can happen due to a range of reasons and shouldn’t be something to fret about. It is said that an average person will have multiple careers in a lifetime, so finding the right one for you can take time.

So, what to do when you’re not sure what you want to do? It can help to talk to people who have undertaken various courses, who live the lifestyle you are wanting to live or who people have worked in a range of jobs to help inform your decision and make deciding on a career path that bit easier.


Learn and earn in the meantime

While you’re thinking about university degrees and career paths, you could be gaining qualifications for a rewarding and meaningful career. This could be an interim career, or hey – you might end up falling in love!

Boom industries like aged care don’t require university qualifications, and you could be working and earning in these industries in less time than you think.


Affordable and flexible

Because our courses are more affordable than university and have excellent career outcomes, you really can’t go wrong when studying at the Royal College of Healthcare!

We offer aged care courses around Queensland and include 120 hours / 3 weeks of practical placement for our students studying CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), so they can gain on-the-job experience in aged care facilities that sets them up for the real world.

Of course, there are flexible study options for all of our courses too, as we know it’s not always possible to make it to our classes.


A career while you’re planning your next move

There’s no reason to work in a job that you don’t enjoy while pondering your future career. Enquire about our courses at Royal College of Healthcare and start your rewarding career now. Then if you do feel like going to university in the coming years, you will have a much better idea of what you really want to do and avoid becoming a drop out statistic.

There’s no rush when it comes to deciding on a career path, as long as you try to get there in the end.





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