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Horticulture Jobs

By ACS Distance Education on December 15, 2017 in Horticulture & Jobs Success | comments

There are a huge array  opportunities for a career in horticulture.

Horticulture can be divided into two broad themes; amenity and commercial. 

Amenity horticulture is the decorative side of the profession and so involves designing, maintaining, and restoring gardens where people enjoy themselves.  This can include the cultivation of turf for sport. 

Commercial horticulture is the growing of plants for sale.  The plants grown can vary from tropical orchids for cut flowers through to vegetables and fruit.


VET Funding Crisis

By ACS Distance Education on December 13, 2017 in Jobs Success | comments

VET's Funding Keeps Falling (from today's Australian newspaper) - Training's share of education spending plummeted by 30% in little over a decade....".

What is the solution?


Photographing Weddings

By ACS Distance Education on October 1, 2017 in Jobs Success | comments

Managing light is a critical factor in getting a great wedding photograph.

This is just one thing you will learn in our wedding photographer course.

Weddings are one of the most important celebrations across all cultures, in every country; and the wedding industry offers a range of wonderful career and business opportunities


Did you hate chemistry at school because it was boring? Daunting?   But now you need to understand environmental chemistry basics for your job?  Have a look at our  new Environmental-Chemistry course which starts at basics and leads you into the fascinating world of chemicals in the environment.  Become familiar with names like POPs (sounds friendly but it isn’t – Persistent Organic Pollutants) and PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons released when fuels or organic matter are burned).Learn the difference between oxygen and ozone. Understand how, what and where chemicals occur in air, water and soil, including the good, the bad, the ugly. 


What is Writing?

By ACS Distance Education on March 16, 2017 in Education, Jobs Success & Psychology | comments

Everyone can write- or can they?

The purpose of writing is to communicate from one person to another. If writing does not convey the intended message; it could be argued it fails to be real writing.

Most people write every day - text messages on the phone, emails, and notes to friends, colleagues, family or others. Some of us write more, and some less; but there are few people who don't use writing to communicate -or at least to attempt communication.