18 March 2015
I had been working in the same industry for 20 years. I was bored, frustrated and not going anywhere. I wanted a job that was challenging, personally fulfilling and rewarding, to be in a career where I was helping others. I enrolled with ATEC's Certificate III in Aged Care and it was the best thing I could have done. ATEC turned out to be a very professional organisation with highly skilled and experienced trainers. The training was very extensive and in depth, but also a lot of fun as everyone there was highly motivated to become a Carer. We got to use a lot of equipment that is being used in Homes and the Community as well as being taught manual handling techniques and emphasis put on personal care. The most important thing I gained out the training was confidence in myself, patience, empathy and that I could change careers and follow my dreams.