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Cherie Thompson - Diploma Student, Canberra ACT

Cherie Thompson - Diploma Student, Canberra ACT

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An ACCCO representative approached me at my centre as I was (and still am) a room leader to drop some information off about studying with ACCCO. I spoke to the representative who was very knowledgeable. She provided me with a lot of useful information. I spoke to my director and decided to enrol three of our staff including myself with ACCCO. I was studying my Diploma with the other RTO at the time but there were issues with changes in trainers and flexibility that the previous RTO could not provide. Once I enrolled with ACCCO I was assigned a trainer who was very supportive. She understood my situation and was always there for me when I needed help. I received my first unit to study soon after my enrolment. I studied at my own pace which was the perfect option to balance my work and family life. My trainer marked my units very quickly and moved me on to the next unit as soon as I was ready. I was able to talk to her on the phone, sending messages and emails which had made me feel like I was always connected to my RTO and not being left alone.

During my course, my first trainer moved away and I was assigned a new trainer, Marisa, who was also very lovely. She helped me as much as she could to make sure that all of my work with my previous trainer have been marked and filed correctly. Marissa was very helpful. I was so lucky to have her as my second trainer! The resources provided and the knowledge and skills I have learned related to my work and can be used in real life. I have gained a lot of essential knowledge and skills from ACCCO which I am still applying what I have learned to my work.

Studying with ACCCO made me feel more confident in my role as I know that what I was being taught was the most current, up-to-date and accurate information. I cannot speak highly enough of ACCCO. When anyone asks me what I think about studying with ACCCO, I always recommend them to study with ACCCO. It has been a year now since I have completed my Diploma and my centre has enrolled more staff which made the total of 6 six educators who have studied and are studying with ACCCO. Thank you ACCCO representative who approached me on that day and big thanks to ACCCO!

What inspired you to study your chosen qualification?

Teaching has always been my dream career since I was asked "What do you want to be when you grow up?" I am passionate in providing quality education to our future generation which makes the Early Childhood industry perfect for me. The knowledge I gained from my Certificate III course had made me eager to know more that's why I was very excited to study my Diploma with ACCCO.

What would you say to students who are thinking of studying with ACCCO?

ACCCO trainers are very supportive. They are always available when students need support. ACCCO provides study options that suit every style of learning. If you want an RTO that provides up-to-date knowledge and skills that can be used in real work life, come to ACCCO.

Is there anything else you would like to tell us?

I'm from the ACT, and I think ACCCO is the best option for ACT Early Childhood Educators who would like to study Cert III or further their qualification to Diploma in ECEC. Study while working together with trainer visits is the great choice for people who have to manage their busy lifestyle. 

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