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Safeguarding your student data

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 02/12/2017
Safeguarding Student Data Is As Important Today as Ever Information security is rapidly becoming the number one global concern for cloud-based training and education software systems. There are 100 valid reasons why this is true, and they will be covered in later posts. But let’s start by focusing on the top issues that relate to your student data.

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Compliance Security

Finally! A Complete LMS for Fire and Emergency Training

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 02/12/2017
Bluegem ALERT is a complete LMS for Fire and Emergency Training Management. It is the latest edition in the Bluegem product suite of LMS solutions. ALERT is everything you expect in an enterprise Learning Management System, PLUS all the features and capabilities you expect in an LMS designed for firefighting and emergency services.

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration Compliance eLearning Solutions Emergency Services

What we’ve learned about RTO Administration – a vendor’s perspective

Posted by Lynne Cozzi on 07/08/2016
The job of an RTO administrator can’t be taken lightly. Over the years I have spoken to hundreds of administrators addressing their frustrations, knowledge of the VET Sector and expectations of how systems can help them do their job efficiently and accurately. I’ve found that there are many good administrators who know the VET Sector, thoroughly understand the student management processes, are clear about reporting standards and keep ...

Topics: Business Integration Compliance Case Studies Training Management Systems

2016 National VET Conference – Our Roadmap

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 03/08/2016
We are very excited to show you our new and improved Bluegem editions. We’ve made massive strides this year and we hope you’ll like the changes. Key changes include: faster response time, more flexibility, user-configurable dashboards, easier to use, comprehensive invoicing, full integration with Xero, better CRICOS and VET FEE-HELP tools… The list goes on. 

Topics: Industry Insider Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration Compliance eLearning Solutions What's New Web Technologies Training Management Systems

Are your Trainers and Assessors Fit and Proper People?

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 07/07/2016
According to the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (SRTO 2015), all training providers must demonstrate that all their personnel have characteristics and principles necessary to ensure the delivery of high-quality services and outcomes for VET Graduates. Do your trainers and assessors work out? How do you track and evaluate the quality of the services they deliver. What sort of tools do you use to measure their ...

Topics: Compliance eLearning Solutions Training Management Systems

It's budget time. Act NOW!

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 16/06/2016
  The end of the financial year is fast approaching. NOW is the time to review and implement the best practice RTO solutions and processes, and include them into your 2016 expenses. Aside from being fully tax deductable, Bluegem offers a wide range of services including a flexible customisable solution for your RTO business.

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Compliance eLearning Solutions Web Technologies Training Management Systems

Maybe they're not ALL 'rogue' VET FEE Help and CRICOS Providers

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 22/03/2016
  Could inadequate systems be at least partly responsible for creating so called ‘rogue’ VET FEE HELP and CRICOS Providers? VET FEE Help and CRICOS providers have had a pretty rough time in the press recently. Practices that entice unsuitable candidates to enroll into courses they are unlikely to complete are unforgivable. But this article explores how and why relatively innocent providers who fell into inadequate student management ...

Topics: Compliance What's New Training Management Systems

7 Simple ideas for making eLearning work in your face to face environment

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 22/03/2016
If you ever felt you wanted to incorporate or test-drive eLearning in your training organisation but held back through concerns over its applicability in a face-to-face environment then this article is for you.

Topics: Business Integration Compliance eLearning Solutions Case Studies Training Management Systems

Everyone needs it, but how do you get it?

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 16/03/2016
  Before you buy any new business software, it’s important to look beyond its features and ‘bells and whistles’.  You will want to understand how the product will work in your business, and just as importantly, understand the level of support you will get if you become a customer. Here are 10 Critical Questions to ask BEFORE YOU SIGN UP.  (It’s usually too late afterwards…)  

Topics: Industry Insider Compliance eLearning Solutions

Online Assessment In the VET Sector

Posted by Bruno Cozzi on 25/02/2016
  I'm not sure how many of our group members are involved in the Australian VET Sector, but if you are, you would know that one of the many challenges we face is 'how to ensure that certificates and statements of attainment (SoAs) for students assessed online are being awarded to the right people?'

Topics: Compliance

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