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Wow – what a start to the year!!

2018 has already been a busy and proactive year for us at Bestwest Care with many of our short courses being fully booked and extra sessions being scheduled to keep up with the demand. We have also been listening to your suggestions too and have been adding weekend Manual Handling, First Aid and CPR courses to help with the demanding work / life balance.

Our Certificate III Individual Support is also extremely popular with a lot of students choosing to add the Disability component to their certificate. Why add the disability component you may ask? By adding this component you are widening your rewarding job opportunities in both the aged care and disability sector.

At the end of last year one of our administration assistants – Katelan, welcomed a baby girl to her family. Scarlett Raine arrived happy and healthy into the world and has already been in to meet the team here in the office.  Congratulations Katelan and Josh and welcome to the Bestwest Care family Scarlett.

We have also welcomed a new staff member to our team. Karen is a face and voice many of you would be familiar with already and she comes to us with a wealth of experience and enthusiasm.

So what does the rest of 2018 have in store for Bestwest Care? Watch this space for updates and don’t forget to like our Facebook page too! It will keep you up to date on all of our training dates and events – you may even see some familiar faces on there!

Where has the year gone???

27.08.18

It’s already August! Where is the year going? Time flies when you are having fun and we have been having a lot of fun at Bestwest Care this year.

Just recently members of our staff under took the Mental Health First Aid course.  Bestwest Care staff are always keen to undertake new training and found this opportunity extremely rewarding.  Head over to our Facebook page to see a picture of our staff with their certificates – great work ladies!    We will be taking names of people who are interested for an October intake for the Mental Health First Aid. If you are interested please contact the office to put your name down on 9439 1673.

Our renovations have seen an increase in the number of training courses we can offer and our students are making the most of all of the opportunities we have to study the Certificate III Individual Support as well as our one day short courses.

Evening classes are now being run for Certificate III Individual Support which has assisted numerous students who have work during the day to attend the evening sessions and work towards becoming part of the aged care and disability industry.

Bestwest Care is also working alongside Jobs and Skills WA to assist individuals obtain their certificate in Individual Support in Ageing.  This great initiative assists job seekers to come to Bestwest Care with funding and complete their certificate without unnecessary financial burden.  If you would like to know if you qualify for this funding please contact your employment provider or Centerlink to discuss your eligibility.

Weekend courses are now offered for some of our short courses and we have been pleasantly surprised by the positive feedback, these weekend courses have received.  We understand how hard it is to attend mandatory training during the week and trying to juggle work around it.  The weekend courses help ease this pressure and means you needn’t  miss out of work to attend training.

Before we know it the warm weather will be here and the talk of Christmas holidays will begin! Maybe now is the time to start thinking about what changes you want to make for 2019.  Is it going to be the year you start your new career in the rewarding industry of aged and disability care?

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook and like our page for updates on course dates, events and promotions.

Have a look at us!

19.04.18

We have been a bit busy lately over at Bestwest Care giving our premises a new lease of life!!! It’s been three months of knocking down walls, painting and laying new flooring but we are finally finished and it looks AMAZING!!

These renovations have allowed us to add an extra training room, which means we can run more training courses on a more frequent basis.  It is also allowing us to add additional training to our scope (more to come on this exciting news soon – watch this space!!!)

Head over to our gallery to see the new look Bestwest Care and to take a trip down memory lane to see how we looked over 5 years ago.

As always we have been busy with all of our training courses, both accredited and short one day courses.  And we are always busy supplying facilities with our amazing agency staff.

We would also like to shout out to our wonderful students who have been singing our praise on social media and out in the facilities they have been placed at (and employed at as well!).  We love hearing about your journey after you complete your training with us and appreciate these special commendations.  It really is a pleasure getting to know you all.

There are still big things planned at Bestwest Care.  2018 is going to be full of improvements and exciting opportunities – so keep watching this space for new training courses and employment opportunities. Have you liked our Facebook page?  It’s another great way to keep up to date with everything that is happening with us.

Stay tuned………

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27.02.18

Wow – what a start to the year!!

2018 has already been a busy and proactive year for us at Bestwest Care with many of our short courses being fully booked and extra sessions being scheduled to keep up with the demand. We have also been listening to your suggestions too and have been adding weekend Manual Handling, First Aid and CPR courses to help with the demanding work / life balance.

Our Certificate III Individual Support is also extremely popular with a lot of students choosing to add the Disability component to their certificate. Why add the disability component you may ask? By adding this component you are widening your rewarding job opportunities in both the aged care and disability sector.

At the end of last year one of our administration assistants – Katelan, welcomed a baby girl to her family. Scarlett Raine arrived happy and healthy into the world and has already been in to meet the team here in the office.  Congratulations Katelan and Josh and welcome to the Bestwest Care family Scarlett.

We have also welcomed a new staff member to our team. Karen is a face and voice many of you would be familiar with already and she comes to us with a wealth of experience and enthusiasm.

So what does the rest of 2018 have in store for Bestwest Care? Watch this space for updates and don’t forget to like our Facebook page too! It will keep you up to date on all of our training dates and events – you may even see some familiar faces on there!

Testimonials

"I completed my Certificate III in Aged Care earlier this year with the huge help and support of Bestwest Care Kwinana,  I would like to give a huge thank you to the team at Bestwest Care, especially the Training Manager – Maggie for her ongoing support. Since completing my Cert III I have found work in an Aged Care Facility taking care of the elderly and am finally doing the work I enjoy! Bestwest Care have allowed me to reach my goals and have given me the opportunity to use my caring nature and passion to make a difference, so T H A N K – Y O U!"
 

Leony,

"Dear Maggie. I appreciate the opportunity in sharing my journey thus far. More so I extend my greatest appreciation to you all at Bestwest Care for the invaluable training as putting it all into reality has helped me immensely and to secure employment. All the best to you all."
 

Cathy,

"To All Staff at Bestwest, This is to notify you that I have been employed! I wish to take this opportunity to thank the entire Bestwest Care training team for the exemplary delivery of training, practical placement  and your remarkable job practical assessment. If there is any post training development of interest for me, don’t hesitate to get in touch and I believe we will meet in the industry."
 

Alfred,

"Hi Michelle. Just wanted to let you know that I have got a job starting next Wednesday, casual at first with and they will put me through a medication course which will be great and then if all goes well, permanent position later! I had three interviews all together and all of them were successful so I had to choose, which was lovely. If it wasn’t for your support and the interview techniques you gave me, I am sure I would not be at the place I am right now. Thank you to all the staff at Bestwest Care and my fellow students. Bestwest has the best Trainers and support staff looking after them. I will be recommending Bestwest care to everyone!!"
 

Rowena,

"Great course, really informative, Fantastic Trainers, Delivered in an enjoyable manner. After not studying for such a long time and after being out of the workforce I was hesitant to go back to studying. However all the trainers and the admin staff at Bestwest gave me a lot of encouragement and support. It was a great experience. This was the third First Aid Course I have done and it was the best. Dawn is an excellent trainer and very passionate about first aid."
 

Jack,

"The training team at Bestwest Care is amazing. Everyone of the trainers was entertaining and able to illustrate all points with examples from their own experience. To Maggie and all the Bestwest care trainers, I congratulate you on the fabulous training that you have provided. I can now work in aged care with confidence knowing that I have learnt the right skills."
 

Leonie,

"I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Bestwest Care studying Certificate III in Individual Support. All of the Trainers are knowledgeable and passionate about their industry, and this shows in the classroom. With their encouragement, guidance and the simulation days, I feel confident about using the skills I have gained out in the real world."
 

Faye,

"I had wonderful training right from the theoretical part of it. Bestwest Care well equipped me for what’s ahead thus I came prepared. Practical placement went well as I was instilled confidence by my Bestwest Care trainers. The first week I was just observing but from there all the mentors showed me what needed to be done and they were supervising and teaching me all the way. Because of all these reasons I got employed where I completed my placement. I am forever grateful and forever indebted to the facility. Thank you a million times guys."
 

Tatenda,

"I would like to say thank you to all the staff that has made it possible for me to achieve not only one of my goals but also start off me new career path (purpose in life). I’ve appreciated everything you have given me; knowledge, training, mindset, that I can achieve anything. You all should be very proud of what you have passed onto me."
 

Jess,

"I am grateful about the life changing skills I learnt at Bestwest Care. The training made me ready to handle different scenarios in the work place. The trainers were amazing and made concepts easy to understand. I recommend Bestwest Care for anyone who is serious about becoming an effective care partner in the care industry. The practical assessment went well as I was made to feel comfortable to do the tasks."
 

Dominic,