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Upskilled announced as finalist for 2021 Australian Education and Training Awards

By Jana Angeles | 17 November 2021


We're excited to announce that Upskilled has been nominated as a finalist for the 2021 Australian Education and Training Awards under the Excellence in Learner Experience category. 

We were selected from a pool of outstanding submissions in the sector, highlighting our passion and drive in providing quality education to our students. 

What are the 2021 Australian Education and Training Awards? 

The 2021 Australian Education and Training Awards is an awards program that showcases a selection of high-performing educational institutes, making a significant impact within the Vocational and Education Training (VET) space. 

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They are the runners of the awards program, providing an opportunity for educational institutes like Upskilled to receive recognition for their ongoing commitment and work in skills, training and workforce development. 

As 2021 has proven to be a challenging year, education providers have worked hard to ensure that courses are being developed to meet the changing needs of prospective students, so the Australian Education and Training Awards can help education providers demonstrate their excellence, commitment and resilience to education. 

What is the Excellence in Learner Experience award? 

This is the category Upskilled has been nominated for and it provides recognition of a training provider that has delivered quality learning experiences for its students. 

Upskilled has provided quality online education to over 31,000 students to date in business, community services and IT. Our commitment is to ensure that students receive ongoing support and feel guided throughout their learning journey.

We do this by:
  • Creating an experience for students: We ensure that our students are well supported throughout their learning journey. This means they have access to additional learning resources, such as exclusive video content through LinkedIn Learning, ClickView or Pluralsight. Our courses are also practical in terms of offering role-playing and interactive learning activities in the assessments.
  • Having supportive staff: We have a dedicated team of highly experienced trainers who possess higher level qualifications combined with professional experience to ensure quality training is delivered to our students. Our student support team is also Australian-based making it easier for students to give them a call should they go through any issues during their course.
  • Offering online courses that fit your career goals: From online short courses to diploma-level qualifications, we have a course that can help achieve any career goal. Whether that be taking on a career change or looking to take the next step in your career, we value flexibility as much as you do, which is why our courses are delivered online to reduce interruption in your work and personal life.

Hear what our students have to say 

We've had the privilege of delivering quality online education to our students. 

We're a big believer in caring for the learning needs of our students, which is why we provide training that will leave students with job-ready skills in preparation for the workforce.

Upskilled has so many amazing stories by students who have successfully moved on to bigger and better things. Below are some of the nice things they've said about us:

"Upskilled understood my situation and nurtured me through the process and into an online learning environment. Although I was out of my comfort zone, the support team and my trainer provided the support I needed to complete the course."  – Bradley Robinson, IT Student

"I felt that Upskilled offered the right course for my busy schedule. It allowed me to learn after hours and at my own pace, which meant if I wanted to finish the course earlier and put in the time then I was able to do that."  Melinda Marson, Business Student 

"I chose to study with Upskilled because of its reputation and the wide selection of courses it has on offer. They have a better platform to support students to study online. Their trainers are experts in their field and the courses offered."Naveed Akhtar, IT Student 

"Before taking up the course, I did my research and found that Upskilled received some good feedback from other students. I also found it reassuring that I had a consultation beforehand to ensure that it was the right program for me."Shalimar Abago, Business Student 

"I am extremely grateful to Upskilled and their trainers for the support throughout this time in my life. I have been equipped with such valuable and practical knowledge."  – Wasim Arja, Business Student 

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If you're looking to keep up with the latest trends and news, be sure to keep up with our SkillsTalk blog. We provide weekly articles to help you find that new dream job, score that promotion at work, or make moves with your career change.

Whatever your career goals may be, Upskilled has online courses available to suit your needs. From online short courses to certificate-level qualifications, you'll enjoy the flexibility of being able to upskill while balancing both your work and personal priorities. 
 
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