ACS Distance Education News


Our special Christmas Gift to new Students

If you enrol in a course over the phone before Christmas, we will give you a 5% discount and 3 bonus ebooks. All you need to do is mention this offer when you call our office and talk to one of our friendly staff members to help you with this.



Are you looking for thoughtful & unique Christmas Present ideas?
We may be publishing lots of new ebooks, but we still have lots of the (old fashioned type of book) printed on paper. Check out these excellent titles written by our principal, John Mason, and place your order before the end of the month to get your books delivered to Australia or New Zealand before Christmas!
Dont forget to order before end of the month so we have time to post them to you before Christmas.



Who wouldn't love to get paid for partying?
It might not be everyone's cup of tea, but most people do love a good party! What could be better than having a job and being paid to organise and plan parties? Christmas parties, birthdays, weddings, graduations, anniversaries, everyone's life is full of events that scream out to be celebrated and need to be organised!
Have you ever thought of starting a business as a Party Planner? Start studying event management today!


Food Preserving: Download this handy new ebook today
This ebook is a perfect companion for students studying courses in nutrition, self sufficiency, food preparation and hospitality. Learn the different food preservation techniques that you can do yourself to save time, money and eat healthy preserved food that you have made at home.


Now is the time to Study Aquaculture
Aquaculture as an industry grew by around 20% last year. As global fish resources come under increasing pressure, this is an industry that continues to grow rapidly.
Aquaculture can be:
In salt water or fresh water
As small as you like (Grow fish for your own food in a pond at home)
As large as you want (Commercial enterprises might be an intensive half acre or hundreds of acres.
Combined with other farming (eg. Aquaponics)
How can you learn more?
1. We have courses including: Freshwater aquaculture, saltwater aquaculture and aquaponics .

2. Use our free course counselling service to talk with an expert. Our tutor, Barbara Seguel holds a Masters degree in Aquaculture Engineering. Ask to have your enquiry referred to Barbara & get advice from someone who is in the know!


Course Re-launch: Plant Breeding

The plant nursery industry is huge. Think about all of the plants that are propagated and supplied to home gardens, public parks, forest plantations, orchards, etc. One thing you may not realize that in some countries, more money is paid in royalties to people who own the rights to plant varieties, than what is paid to the nurserymen who grow the plants.
Plant breeding can be a long term business, but it can be big business! If you learn to breed and select plants that serve a real purpose, you can generate a very good, long term income from your work.
Our plant breeding course is an excellent starting point, whether you are interested in growing plants for a sideline interest and potentially make a little income on the side, or even create a serious larger scale enterprise. This is an area of horticulture that doesn't need a lot of space. In fact some very successful plant breeders have operated their business from as little space as a quarter acre property.
Our plant breeding courses has only recently been revised and had the notes expanded. Visit our website for more information.


Economic Reports

Australia’s economy was reported last week to be weakening. At the same time, the UK economy was reported to be strengthening.
It is an interesting fact that most people tend to over react to such reports, and in doing so, they open up opportunities for others.
Many businesses become unnerved by reports of weakening economic conditions, and will slow their economic activity, the smart businesses will see this as an opportunity though, because their competitors are weakening.
When conditions strengthen, many will over react by spending too freely and without proper caution. The businesses that remain well managed will gain an advantage over their competition.
In reality, whatever the economic conditions, there are always opportunities to be had and advantages to be found by not reacting the way that most others do.
Many things have changed in the world but some remain the same.


Want a Stable and Secure Career? Forget it!
You should get used to the reality of a volatile business world and job market!
Career security disappeared in 2007 with the global financial crisis and the world that has been emerging since that time is indeed a very different world. Many people still aspire to the idea of doing the right course, to secure the right job, which will guarantee a wonderful and relatively worry free life. Unfortunately this is not reality though in todays world.
Become more proactive and get the knowledge and know how to become more competitive with an ACS Distance Education course.

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