Home' Border Enterprise : May 2012 Contents ENTERPRISE DIRECT MAY 2012
THE benefits of up-skilling employees are
undeniable but often it is inconvenient
or impractical to take time away from the
workplace or home.
The Australian Institute of Flexible
Learning (AIFL) is a local Registered
Training Organisation that offers a
wide range of nationally recognised
qualifications. The AIFL's key strength is its
100 per cent online Recognition of Prior
Learning (RPL) process available through
its unique eRecognition pathway - a time
and cost-efficient tool for capable people
who do not have the formal qualifications
but do have the required skills, knowledge
Undertaking a flexible AIFL online course
enables students to gain formal qualifications
without having to attend classes away from
work or home, providing them with the
work, study and life balance they need.
The courses are delivered using a blended
approach of online and on-the-job training
and are ideally suited to people who are
either entering the workforce or looking to
The AIFL prides itself on helping people
return to the workforce.
Kristyn Paton was a stay-at-home mum
with two small children living on a farm at
Tooma in the Upper Murray.
She enrolled with the AIFL in a Certificate
III in Aged Care course in 2009 and
subsequently gained employment with
Upper Murray Health & Community
Services (UMH&CS) in Corryong in the
"Studying for my Certificate III with the
AIFL was extremely well suited to my
lifestyle," Ms Paton said. "The learning
design was flexible and easy to follow and
the support from the course co-ordinators
and staff was fantastic."
While working in the health care system she
decided to challenge herself further and,
with the support of UMH&CS, undertook
training to become an Endorsed Enrolled
Nurse. Through her commitment and
hard work Ms Paton recently graduated
and has now decided to take the next
step in her career development. She has
received an Aged Care Scholarship to
further her studies to gain her Registered
Nurse Division 1 qualification.
The AIFL offers courses in Health,
Community Services and Business ranging
from Cert III through to Advanced
Diploma. All courses are fully government
funded for eligible participants; offer
nationally recognised qualifications; and
are flexibly delivered as interactive online
units so students can learn in their own
The AIFL is continuing to expand its scope
with the latest inclusion being a Certificate
IV in Health Administration.
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