Career Close Ups

We’re proud of our students, and want to inspire you with their success stories.

We put students first in every area of our college, crafting the best experience we can for their learning and outcomes. We’re proud to showcase some of our graduates and current students who have made a real difference in their lives through their time at CAL.

Vanessa

Course: Double Diploma of Project Management + Building and Construction (Management)
Current Role: Interior Designer

Vanessa continually challenges herself in her career. She is currently making the leap from being an interior designer in her own business, to breaking into the construction industry and following her love for projects and planning.

Jessica

Course: Double Diploma of Human Resources Management + Leadership & Management
Current Role: People & Culture Team Member

Jessica jumps at opportunities that present themselves, and after working overseas in HR for a tech start-up, is now formalising her skill set to make herself more employable.

Cara

Course: Double Diploma of Business + Leadership & Management
Current Role: Owner/Transformational Coach

Starting out in community services, Cara quickly rose to recognition in the industry for her passion and drive. This prompted her to start her own business, assisting individuals with personal coaching programs and workshops. Cara is even about to launch her Wellness Cruises initiative!

Amanda – CAL’s 10,000th Student

Course: Certificate IV in Project Management
Current Role: CRM Operations Manager

Amanda is CAL’s 10,000th student – striving to achieve outcomes and ensure that her team feels valued.

Myles

Course: Diploma of Project Management
Current Role: Technical Officer

After leaving the Navy, Myles now works to build the ships he once served on, utilising his Project Management skills for the next generation of Australian Sailors.

Joshua

Course: Double Diploma of Human Resources + Leadership and Management
Current Role: Executive Manager

Saying “no” isn’t an option for Joshua. While juggling family life with work, Joshua has also taken on a Double Diploma to further his management career.

Donna

Course: Double Diploma of Human Resources + Leadership & Management
Current Role: People and Culture Advisor / Talent Acquisition Specialist

Beginning in retail management, Donna found her passion for People & Culture. Getting qualified with a Double Diploma of Human Resources and Leadership & Management is equipping her with skills for her current and future roles.

Noel

Course: Double Diploma of Building & Construction (Management) + Project Management
Current Role: Site Manager

Noel offers some really great advice about how to be proactive in your job search – “Don’t wait for them to advertise – persevere and follow up.” Noel has also been working on an aid project in the Solomon Islands with the aim of improving water supply infrastructure

Ami

Course: Double Diploma of Human Resources + Leadership & Management
Current Role: Talent Acquisition Consultant

Ami discovered her passion for helping people in her role as a Recruitment Consultant in South Africa, where jobs are in short supply. Ami explains that in recruitment, no two days are ever the same, and her current studies gained in the Double Diploma of Human Resources and Leadership & Management are providing useful critical thinking skills and “immediate value” to her role and team.