Five reasons to invest in your training
Making the decision to begin training can be pretty huge. Here are five reasons why you should invest in training and further education.
Making the decision to begin training can be pretty huge. You know you want to, you know you need to, but something is holding you back from taking that final step. Here are five reasons why you should invest in training and further education.
It tells employers that you're keen
Nothing says more to a potential employer than seeing evidence that you're invested in your career. A current or recent relevant qualification on your resume is a big green flag that says "I'm keen, I'm up-to-date and I'm ready to hit the ground running."
It gives you confidence
With three out of four young people saying that a lack of work experience is a barrier to them getting a full time job*, investing in training that is embedded in industry is the perfect way to get the real-world experience you need to secure your future.
You might be able to claim a deduction
Did you know that if you undertake training that helps you maintain or improve the skills and knowledge for your current job, you may be able to claim a tax deduction for self-education expenses? Improve your skills, your chances of a pay rise, and double down on your investment. It's a win/win/win!
It keeps you relevant
Recent data^ indicates that young people entering the job market today can expect to work in 17 different job across five careers before retiring. Keeping your skills and knowledge up to date with rapidly changing technology and disruption is no longer just a nice-to-have, it's critical to your ongoing employability.
Investing in training and education is an investment in yourself, and you deserve the best chance at a bright, successful future. Studying again may seem intimidating, but investing in training now will pay off huge dividends when you're reaping the rewards of career progression.
If you're ready to invest in your training, find a course today.