Paige

ARCie Graduate 2017
Qualification: Certificate III in Business
Currently: Administrative Assistant at Cheque-Mates

How did you find out about your Traineeship?
I saw an advertisement on Seek.

What have you learnt? What do you know now that you didn’t know before completing your Traineeship?
I have learnt so much throughout my Traineeship, but most importantly I now believe in myself more and have more courage.

Do you have any highlights/favourite things about doing your Traineeship?
Knowing that I had support from Justine and Stacey at ARC.

What have you achieved for yourself or the host employer during your Traineeship?
By completing this Traineeship I have gained a career.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited your career?
It has given me the opportunity to focus on what I want to do and achieve.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited you personally?
It has provided me with knowledge and helped me see the bigger picture.

Is there anything you didn’t like or that you believe should be improved with the Traineeship process?
No.

What do you think of having a host employer and working full time as part of the qualification process?
It’s good because you have the opportunity to learn practically whilst on the job and receiving hands on training.

Is there anyone you would like to thank? Please explain why.
I’d like to thank Justine and Stacey for giving me the support I needed and making me feel like I could accomplish anything!! Massive thank you to them both.

Jessica

ARCie Graduate 2017

Qualification: Certificate III in Business

Currently: Client Service Leader at The Executive Centre

How did you find out about your Traineeship?

I was looking for work on Seek.

What have you learnt? What do you know now that you didn’t know before completing your Traineeship?

I have learnt the correct operating procedures within a large corporate environment. This Traineeship has helped me greatly improve my communication etiquette.

Do you have any highlights/favourite things about doing your Traineeship?

Working in various locations and achieving leadership responsibility.

What have you achieved for yourself or the host employer during your Traineeship?

Becoming a Client Service Leader and meeting monthly targets.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited your career?

My skills will now be recognised with all future employers.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited you personally?

I have definitely grown and matured as a person and also have made many long lasting relationships.

Is there anything you didn’t like or that you believe should be improved with the Traineeship process. 

Having the same Trainer throughout the duration of the Traineeship would be beneficial.

What do you think of having a host employer and working full time as part of the qualification process?

It’s great, you get to learn and work at the same time, you don’t have to just pick one.

Is there anyone you would like to thank? Please explain why. 

ARC for providing me with their guidance and support during my Traineeship. I would also like to thank The Executive Centre for welcoming me and providing me with the relevant training.

Isabelle

ARCie Graduate 2017

Qualification: Certificate III in Business

Currently: Admin Assistant at Regulatory Concepts

How did you find out about your Traineeship?

Through Seek.com

What have you learnt? What do you know now that you didn’t know before completing your Traineeship?

I’ve learnt the art of participation in a team and also, that there are so many people out there to help and support you.

Do you have any highlights/favourite things about doing your Traineeship?

When my Trainer/Consultant would come out to visit me for marking assessments and having reviews.

What have you achieved for yourself or the host employer during your Traineeship?

For myself, I’ve achieved a clearer idea of what I could go on to do next in my future and having a stronger mindset.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited your career?

It has allowed me to reach my goals more efficiently and helped me get my foot in the door.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited you personally?

It helped me see what else is out there for young people like myself, a different way of studying & working. It helped me connect with other people in the same situation.

Is there anything you didn’t like or that you believe should be improved with the Traineeship process. 

Not anything I can think of, I’m satisfied.

What do you think of having a host employer and working full time as part of the qualification process?

It can be challenging and requires some discipline, but it’s a great program.

Is there anyone you would like to thank? Please explain why. 

Anna & Danielle, who I know aren’t with ARC anymore but would like to mention them anyway. Thank you Anna for seeing something in me and making those first steps achievable and Danielle for making visits enjoyable by having a nice chat and giving relatable advice. I would also like to thank Mercina and Stacey for sticking with me until the end of my Traineeship and always continuing to offer further help and support. And lastly, I would like to thank the rest of ARC Group.

Jouman

ARCie Graduate 2017

Qualification: Certificate IV in Business

Currently: Training Delivery Coordinator at ARC

How did you find out about your Traineeship?

I found out about it through a friend, who was a Trainee with ARC.

What have you learnt? What do you know now that you didn’t know before completing your Traineeship?

I have learnt many things about RTO’s and the VET Sector in regards to the guidelines that an RTO runs by and what determines compliance. I have also learnt things along the lines of how to coordinate venues, trainers and resources to ensure a successful program, analysing and entering data, invoicing and how to implement continuous improvement in all processes.

Do you have any highlights/favourite things about doing your Traineeship?

The highlight of my traineeship was the fact that so much information and knowledge was made available and gained through my colleagues and the tasks that I had to complete. Not to mention the support provided by my managers and fellow work mates.

What have you achieved for yourself or the host employer during your Traineeship?

For myself I have learnt a large amount about what it takes to be part of a company and I have also developed a lot of different skills that can be taken out of the work place and implemented into everyday life. As for the company I have aided in the improvement of many processes as well as the implementation and coordination of a program that spans across 3 states.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited your career?

Not only has it provided me with a qualification but it has also provided me with an invaluable amount of experience that will aid me in all future endeavours.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited you personally?

It has provided me with many different skills and life lessons that will aid me in my own personal projects.

Is there anything you didn’t like or that you believe should be improved with the Traineeship process? 

No.

What do you think of having a host employer and working full time as part of the qualification process?

It is extremely good, not only do you complete a qualification, you also gain a lot of experience throughout the whole process which will give a lot more meaning to the information gained through the qualification itself.

Is there anyone you would like to thank? Please explain why. 

I would like to thank my two managers, Emma Jory and David Kopycinski. The knowledge and support they have provided me with has been invaluable, they are both exceptional at what they do, along with everyone else in ARC make coming to work a pleasure. I hope one day to be able to have the same effect on someone else’s life as they have on mine. I would also like to thank ARC as a whole for all the opportunities they have made available to me and look forward to continuing my career with ARC and making career development easy!

Jemma

ARCie Graduate 2017

Qualification: Certificate III in Business

Currently: Portfolio Manager at Westpac Institutional Bank

How did you find out about your Traineeship?

I  applied online through a job site.

What have you learnt? What do you know now that you didn’t know before completing your Traineeship?

I have learnt that there are more aspects to a business than I would’ve ever thought possible.

Do you have any highlights/favourite things about doing your Traineeship?

The people I have met and the friends I have made. Plus an awesome job which is an opening to greater things.

What have you achieved for yourself or the host employer during your Traineeship?

A full-time position, a completed qualification, working in a huge city and learning how to be more independent and mature.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited your career?

It has opened up many opportunities within my current business, which is something I only could of dreamed of previously.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited you personally?

It has allowed me to become more confident and independent. It has also provided me with an insight to how a huge business operates.

Is there anything you didn’t like or that you believe should be improved with the Traineeship process? 

No.

What do you think of having a host employer and working full time as part of the qualification process?

It was great. It provides you with more security whilst completing your Traineeship.

Is there anyone you would like to thank? Please explain why. 

I would like to thank all the wonderful people at ARC for all their help and support. Also thank you to my new friends/colleagues at Westpac for brightening up my day and putting up with my loudness. But most of all I would like to thank my beautiful partner, I wouldn’t have been able to this without him by my side every day.