Heraclio Roberto Diaz, Diploma of Disability Work
I would like to extend my deepest appreciation and gratitude for assisting me in the funded course in the Diploma of Disability Work (June 2009 – May 2011) of which I am currently enrolled. Education Training and Australia your good office I should say is now a part of my success story and I would like to share my experienced to everyone. As you have known me, my profession was a Chef and I have been in the hospitality for more than 20 years. When recession came in last 2008 I was not expecting that the hospitality industry will be affected but it did, in 2009 of January the company I am working with sold the facility to another company which resulted in my being redundant though I was still able to do casual work as a chef on call. Shift work was a bit scarce maybe because with crisis going on. When I heard from you about this course I finally decided to change my destiny. I said to myself “yes why not?” I felt that disability sector being a support worker and eventually a case manager is a good career to work on. It was not easy task since I love my career in cooking but to my surprise when I went to have hands on experienced in disability I was fortunate enough that the Department of Human Services Eastern Metropolitan Region accepted me to start as disability support officer 1 as unqualified. Gaining more experiences and finishing my diploma can lead me to being qualified. These events just lead to one another which i suppose that I have to keep my burning desire alive so I can definitely reach my goal. With all these outcomes I can see that it is really falling to its place where I also wanted to share my experiences to others. I then enrolled for Certificate IV on Training and Assessment at the NMIT Preston for my endeavours so I can teach disability and maybe as part time teaching commercial cookery.
I am really very happy and confident that I will survive this recession. Again let me thank you and Education Training & Employment Australia that opened these doors for me to the directions of my new endeavours.
Heraclio Roberto Diaz (Bobby)
Unit 2/100 Heidelberg Heights
AMAR, Certificate III in Aged Care Student
How are you,may be you have a no idea about me .I am Amarjit was your student .I was come from Adelaide. Then you help me lot to cover my placements and issued a Certificate III in Aged care ,registration in ETEA agency,and give me permission to use your reference on my Resume.With your reference I got a job one of Agedcare in werribee from 6months ago.Although this is a casual job but I can get enough .you helped me that time when Iwas very needed .After that my life was get busy I got a beautiful son from 4months .My life are now settled.But if Iam happy this time this is only by you. I never forget your act of kindness .THANK YOU VERY VERY MUCH .I just want to keep touch with you if you like .Please reply soon.
Arbeth G is an ETEA IRCON graduate who completed the course in October 2009
I took the IRCON last year and had my placement in Kyabram. I just like to again extend my appreciation to the quality of training your institution gave us. I am now working at St. Vincent's Hospital as a permanent RN Div1 in the Geriatric Evaluation and Management Department. Overall, the training I received from ETEA has greatly prepared me to fulfill my role in GEM. Lately, we have been asked to mentor Div1 & Div2 students in the unit and I try to mentor them in the same way I learned from the training and in Ky.
I am now aiming that my cousin who is a registered nurse back in the Philippines will also register here and once assessed by the NBV I am hoping that he will also enroll with ETEA by the end of this year.
Thanks again and hope to see you soon
ETEA IRCON graduate, Oct2009