Every now and then, a student writes a Review that we believe deserves to be featured and discussed. Instead of them ending up hidden among the others, we will share them with you, and let you know our thoughts about them.
This is what Anup said:
I enrolled for Diploma of Leadership and management with lots of hesitation as I did not know much about this organization. After I started, I realized I made a right decision choosing Fortress learning.
They have the right attitude. They have the right system. They have the right team. Training resources were great.
Bryan expects the comprehensive and high quality submission, so it made me work hard and put in more efforts and time.
Another good thing is, submission gets checked within four days. So, they do not make you wait long to get your assessment checked.
There was never a moment when I was frustrate dealing with them.
If I have to give any suggestion, I will say, please include more courses.
Why did this particular testimonial catch our attention? Read more…
Every now and then, a Cert IV TAE student writes a Review that we believe deserves to be featured and discussed. Instead of them ending up hidden among the others, we will share them with you, and let you know our thoughts about them.
This is what Michael said:
The driest, most boring course I have ever had the misfortune of having to complete.
Why did this particular testimonial catch our attention?
Michael does have a point when he says the Cert IV TAE is “dry” and “boring”. We sympathise – the Cert IV TAE can be tough going.
As mentioned in The Ten Painful Truths about the Cert IV TAE, “For many people, it is something that they would rather have done than something that they want to do. For many people, it is something that they have to do to satisfy someone else’s requirements rather than something that they want to do to satisfy their own requirements.”
While yes, it is not a course that is commonly described as “a bunch of fun”, it is what it is. Simply put: if you want to be a Trainer and Assessor, the Cert IV in Training and Assessment is something that you have to do.
Once you have accepted that, whether you like it or not, the next question to ask yourself is why are you doing it?
In study and in life, your ‘why’ is your motivating force. Your ‘why’ will shape the thoughts and feelings that you bring to your Cert IV TAE experience. Approaching your study with, “I hate this,” will inevitably mean that yes, you will hate it and you will continue to hate it… unless you can change your approach.
If you are required to complete the Cert IV TAE for work and compliance purposes, it may be all too tempting to feel resentment, to simply “tick the boxes” and drag your feet all the way through the qualification.
If this is your ‘why’, you may be selling yourself short.
If your ‘why’ is to better yourself, to embrace the opportunity of learning new skills, gaining up-to-date knowledge and the genuine want to hone your performance, the qualification will look and feel completely different.
It’s all about getting the most out of the course, and you only get out what you put in.
If you would like to know more about what it means to be a student with us, how about you read Dear Future Student, check out Our Courses, or give us a call on 1300 141 994 and we can explore what that would look like.
Fortress Learning’s very own Amy Weeks kindly sat down with me to discuss what it was like studying her Cert IV TAE.
From start to finish, how long did your Cert IV take?
6 months. It was probably 4 months of not much at all except resentment, and then the last two months it was crackin’. And, with far less resentment.