Alesco

Alesco part of international project

Alesco Senior College recently participated in The Manning River Turtle Conservation Project by making 60 craft turtles using paddle pop sticks, wool and a simple weaving technique.  Their baby turtles will form part of a large mother turtle, covering 8m x 10m and will be photographed from the air by a drone in late May. […]

Skills training

Meet Nerida Blankenzee – Hospitality trainer

With a wealth of experience under her belt, Nerida Blankenzee currently delivers an extensive list of courses at Atwea College including Hospitality, Customer Service, Hygiene, RSA and RCG, Operate A Bar and Barista Coffee Making. Her training involves lots of hands-on practical experience as well the knowledge side of all facets of Barista, Hygiene, Customer […]

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Hospitality Certificate helps Ricki-Lee achieve career goals

Ricki-Lee Paul recently completed her Certificate III in Hospitality at Atwea College, a course she was encouraged to take by her current employer as they saw potential in her and wanted to see her further her knowledge and skills in the industry. “My job provider got me into the course with Atwea College, and as […]

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Building confidence through upskilling

Quillisa Richardson loves sharing her 22 years of massage therapy experience with her students at Atwea. As a trainer for the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage, Quillisa enjoys the smaller classes and community feel where you get to know the students on an individual basis for an engaged learning environment. She often tailors content delivery […]

Atwea news

Atwea welcomes new trainer Tristan Forbes

Tristan Forbes is our newest staff addition to The Creative Arts Space in Hamilton. Teaching the Music Skill Set and the Certificate III in Music Industry, Tristan combines a mixture of core and elective units that assists learners to achieve their goals and contextualize how they can fit it into their own strengths. Tristan endeavours […]

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Providing life saving First Aid skills to the local Tuncurry community

Providing education in responding to emergency situations is an integral part of being a First Aid Trainer. Simone Waters currently trains students in the First Aid accredited courses, as well as the newly introduced topic specific Seniors First Aid and Parents First Aid courses at Atwea’s Tuncurry campus. As a young child growing up in rural NSW, […]

Skills training

Working with students to unlock their potential

Deborah Mercer is committed to assisting students in unlocking their potential through her role as a trainer for Disability and Aged Care qualifications at Atwea. She has built strong relationships with various Aged Care facilities and Disability organisations across Newcastle and the Hunter which has allowed her to organise real world teaching experiences for students. […]

Atwea news

Passionate about providing learning support

Assisting students during their educational journey is the main purpose behind Atwea’s Student Support Services (SSS) unit. Particularly during the pandemic, this unit has played a vital role in helping students ensure their learning goals are on track in order to enter into positive, long term employment. Ben Parsons joined the team as a Student […]

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Atwea Aged Care student Jody Turner local hero

As the fastest growing industry in the Mid North Coast Region, Aged Care has become one of the most popular areas to study at Atwea’s Tuncurry campus. For Jody Turner, her decision to undertake the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) was a natural step as she has always been passionate about helping others. […]

The CAS

Introducing our new CAS Coordinator

Late last year, Atwea welcomed a new Music and Creative Arts Coordinator to The CAS facility in Hamilton. Adam Ferrier has hit the ground running in his new role and looks forward to inviting the local community back to The CAS for 2021 live performances after a temporary pause due to COVID-19. A key focus […]

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