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5 Summer Holiday Courses to Enhance Your Job Prospects

by Tenzing Tsewang

08/03/2024

Overview

With school Summer holidays here, you might have your mind focused on visits to the beach or hanging out with your mates. However, there's also time during this extended break to prepare yourself for career success. Here, we look at five great Wandr courses you can take at your own pace to boost your professional future in a variety of industries.

You've finally closed those books for the term, and you're ready to dive into those long-awaited holidays. Great, right? It's what you've been waiting for! However, before you hit the beach for the whole Summer, how about setting some time aside to work on your future career prospects? It's actually a golden opportunity to do so and get ahead.

Whether you've got ambitions to be a professional photographer or you fancy trying your hand at being a personal trainer, there are a bunch of courses on the Wandr platform available. They're also provided at a cost that's easy on the Mum and Dad's bank account.

So, stick around as we delve into five great courses (out of the many available) that let you learn new skills and get great career insight directly from your smartphone. It's the ideal way to make the best use of your holiday, and believe us when we say your future self will thank you for it!

What's Great About the Summer Holidays

After putting in the hard yards all term, it's only natural to want to enjoy some quality time soaking up the sun and recharging your batteries. However, there's still plenty of time left to get some learning in on the Wandr platform. Okay, we know you've probably had enough of study, but this is different - these are video-based courses that make learning as easy as checking out YouTube.

Delivered entirely online and self-paced, you can dip in and out of these online courses whenever you have a spare half an hour. You see, Wandr courses are designed to fit around your Summer plans, not interrupt them. The work you do now can pay dividends later on while also giving you a better idea about what you want to do for a living later on.

So why not make the most of your summer in more ways than one?

A Wide Array of Skills & Insight is Available

No matter what your future plans look like, you'll find a Wandr course that will help you on the way to realising your ambitions. Let's take a look at just five of them.

Course #1 - Trial Run Landscape Photography

Have you got plans to become the next big thing in Australian photography? Maybe you just want to see if your talents meet your ambitions. In either sense, our Trial-Run Landscape photography course could be right up your street.

It lets you test-drive the life of someone in this field while exploring the exciting world of landscape photography in a commitment-free way. This is bite-sized learning that gives you an understanding of the art involved and how to capture the beauty of natural environments through a lens.

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Course #2 - Learn to Build Mental Resilience

If there's one thing you'll need in the working world, it's mental resilience. Some people have it naturally, while others don't. The good news is that it's a trait that can be worked on and our Learn How to Build Resilience course can give you these skills in abundance.

Covering interest topics like how to build a resilient mind, as well as giving yourself focused care and knowledge of how to develop resilience in adulthood, this learning is delivered by real-world experts and gives you the strength to overcome whatever challenges are put in your way.

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Course #3 - Animation Essentials

Interested in working as an animator? See yourself working in graphic design in the future? Then why not consider taking our Animation Essentials course that gives you a close-up view of motion graphics and how to create epic videos?

Also, giving your knowledge of cutting-edge software platforms like Canva, this is a course that lets you engage in industry-recognised content and gives you an edge over other people your age with the same ambitions. It's certainly worth checking out!

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Course #4 - Trial Run Personal Training

Are you the sort of person who spends lots of time in active pursuits? Did you know that you could turn this passion into a rewarding career? Wondering whether you have what it takes and want to get a closer look? Then our Trial Run Personal Training course lets you find out in a relaxed, stress-free way.

By taking this 15-hour course, you'll cover the inner workings of the industry while learning about fitness facilities and what you'd actually be doing as a personal trainer. If you've got a love for helping others and a keen interest in keeping fit, it could be for you.

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Course #5 - Career Kickstarter in Childcare

Do you love being around kids? Ever thought about doing it for a living? If so, then our Career Kickstarter in Childcare course could equip you with everything you need to get started. It covers 74 hours of industry-recognised topics like nurturing babies and toddlers and embracing neurodiversity.

Also included are interesting topics like learning zones for small groups and childhood development, meaning you get a comprehensive grounding on your future childcare career.

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If the topics covered here don't buzz you, then there are lots more to take a look at. There's IT, Cybersecurity, Beauty & Makeup, Fashion, and more! Amongst our library of learning, you're sure to find something that fits your ambitions.

Wandr - Giving You Vital Skills For Your Professional Future

We know that it can be difficult to decide on a career, but the Wandr discovery and learning platform is designed to make it easier. As well as helping you to work on your marketable skills, our courses can give you the insight you need to make what is one of the most important decisions in your life.

Letting you gain clear insight into a wide range of roles in an array of sectors, our courses mean you get the knowledge you need without the need to commit to a path. Rather than having to gamble that it's the right one, you can base your decision on facts.

Find Your Way in the Working World With Wandr

If you want to be one of the lucky few who absolutely love what they do for a living, then the Wandr platform can help you get there. Our immersive, video-based learning lets you see what life is really like in the careers you're considering. Real-world insight is on offer in the form of 1-to-1 career coaching, too, meaning that you get guidance from people who've been there and done it.

If you'd like to learn more about us and what Wandr training offers, visit us today at www.wandr.au. Alternatively, why not have a chat with our friendly team by calling 1300 611 404 or emailing support@wandr.au?


by Tenzing Tsewang

08/03/2024

Overview

With school Summer holidays here, you might have your mind focused on visits to the beach or hanging out with your mates. However, there's also time during this extended break to prepare yourself for career success. Here, we look at five great Wandr courses you can take at your own pace to boost your professional future in a variety of industries.

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