News

Oct 11, 2017

Know someone who is interested in enrolling into the same course as you?  Maybe you started your Qualification and didn’t continue at that time?

We only have a few more programs starting this year, and the sooner training starts, hopefully and ideally the sooner work does too!

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Oct 11, 2017

Lola Nicolouleas is one of Field's talented trainers, she's also a bit of a character as you'd guess from this photo! 

We thought it was time we found out more about her, so we asked her a few questions...

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Oct 11, 2017

New location, New training facilities, New opportunities
Our new location is easy to access via public transport, with Tram 72 (Stop 65) along the same road and Camberwell Railway Station is just a short (350 m) walk away.

Students can now enjoy large, modern facilities with three purpose set training rooms and a computer lab.

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Oct 11, 2017

There are plenty of ways to stay current with industry news and goings on. For example, there are groups who hold face to face meetings, facebook pages, newsletter distributions, LinkedIn networks, and professional development training opportunities.

There are many professional networks within both the Ageing Support and Disability industries. We’d like to share a few that provide email updates on current topics, information and are FREE to subscribe to!

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Oct 11, 2017

While we, in Melbourne, are just starting to see some glimmer of Spring breaking through, our editor - Maree Ireland - is off sunning herself in Hawaii! 

We still have an October newsletter issue for you and still invite to you contact Maree, ask questions, offer suggestions etc and she will follow up with you on her return!

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Sep 25, 2017

We are excited to announce our head office has moved from Collingwood to Camberwell.
You can now find us at Level 1, 969 Burke Road, Camberwell.

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Aug 29, 2017

Phoebe Neilson started at Field in March this year as Student and Trainer Support Officer. We all know what a great job she is doing, but we thought it was time we found out more about her. So we asked her a few questions...

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Aug 29, 2017
  • Check out our interesting YouTube videos on the latest interactive 'tool' for people living with dementia, along with Ben's story about how his workers support his living with uncontrolled epilepsy.
  • Field socials - After laying dormant for a while, our Social Media has had a refresh and we are waiting for your love!
  • Wear for success - Field are very pleased to advise that they have partnered with a fantastic organisation called ‘Wear for Success’, which provides a range of free programs and services for people facing barriers to employment.
  • Course compliments - read about how our students have enjoyed their course and experience with Field.
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Aug 28, 2017

Field are commencing qualification programs throughout the year. If you have a family member or friend who might be interested in studying with Field, please feel free to share this newsletter and schedule with them!

If you would like further information about these qualifications and key dates, call us on 1300 360 185.

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Aug 28, 2017

Take the time to read up on sector awareness and/or events that are occurring this month. There might be an opportunity for you to take this information to your workplaces and implement an awareness activity as part of your program, schedule or lifestyle calendar.

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Jul 28, 2017

In June Field opened a new training facility on Pakington St, Geelong.

Shared with Independence Australia, from this facility Field deliver short courses and qualifications to individuals living in the Western Suburbs and down to the Bellarine Peninsula.

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Jul 28, 2017

Hello, my name is Maree Ireland.

I live with my partner and two cats. I love travelling and I have been working at Field for nine years as the Community Engagement Officer.

This newsletter is for Field students who are studying or have studied to be able to work with people with disabilities and the ageing community and my aim is to issue a publication monthly.

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Jul 20, 2016

The Continence Foundation of Australia, the peak body for continence promotion, management and advocacy is coming to Melbourne in July 2016 to host a free education forum.

The forum is designed for health professionals working with people with disability and is presented by continence experts.

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Jul 20, 2016

Even though today many individuals, families and services hold a vision for social inclusion, there are often many influences which stand in the way, continuing to push people to the margins and isolate them from community life.

Janet Klees, from Toronto, Canada, who has extensive knowledge and experience in building bridges to community will deliver this seminar, hosted by Belonging Matters Inc.

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Jul 11, 2016

Are you an experienced direct support worker but don’t have a formal qualification in Disability?

The Accelerated CHC3315 Certificate III in Individual Support is a streamlined process for experienced DSWs to recognise current skills through a recognition of prior learning (RPL) process.

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Jul 1, 2016

Field are pleased to inform you that applications for the Human services scholarship and Ethel Temby research grant program are now open.

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Jul 1, 2016

VAC2016 will be focusing on the theme of inclusion, with speakers on the spectrum in every session, a dedicated quiet area, sensory maps, social scripts and much more.

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Apr 5, 2016

Field is a team of individuals from a range of disciplines with a passion for capability development in the Aged Care and Disability sector. In each issue of The Field Guide we will introduce you to members of the Field team.

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Dec 4, 2015

We have just released our Professional Training Calendar for 2016 and look forward to adding more courses throughout the second half of 2016.

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Dec 2, 2015

Field is the learning and development arm of Independence Australia. We are a leading national provider of training in the Disability and Aged Care sector. Our focus is on equipping the industry to adapt and respond to the changing landscape of NDIS and CDC’s.

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Nov 30, 2015

In the past month we have been in contact with over 32 providers in the Disability and Aged Care sectors. The most requested short courses were around CPR, First Aid, Manual Handling, Infection control and Spinal Cord Injury.

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Nov 27, 2015

What a great year it has been! So many challenges in learning and development for the Disability and Aged Care sectors, so little time.

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Apr 13, 2015

Take the first step towards a new career and apply for a scholarship to complete a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment today.

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