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More Than ‘Sheep-Dip’ Training For Risk Management And Compliance

Corporate Sheep-Dipping Is As Much About Risk Management As It Is About Learning

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A recent opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald highlights how some training could be considered “corporate sheep-dipping” - that is completing a training module that is more about corporate compliance than real learning.

Barrington College Launches Replica Industry Standard Hotel

Featured On 7NEWS Gold Coast - Take A Look Inside!

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Recently launching a new interactive training facility at our Southport facility, this new replica hotel provides hands-on training under the watchful eyes of industry experts.

The replica facilty combines an industry standard hotel kitchen, fully stocked bar that is open to the public, state of the art barista station and functioning hotel room. This equips students with all the skills they need to run their own kitchen, practice housekeeping under tight time constraints and mix cocktails for customers. 


Check out our students in action here:

VIP Host Management’s Rising Stars

Learn the Secrets of Gaming Loyalty

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By Viktoria Darabi

(Pictured: Winner of the IGT Trip overseas, Group 1, - Laura Hodgson from Doyalson Wyee RSL)

In 2017, Barringtons teamed up with The Drop to deliver their first-ever VIP Host Management Program in Australia. The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015) with an industry recognised Certificate in VIP Host Management was created specifically for those working in gaming loyalty across Australia.


Top 5 Challenges Women Face In Leadership

By Reyna Mendes, Learning and Development Manager, Barrington Training Services

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When we think of inspirational women leaders, we think of Julia Gillard, Jacinda Arden, Quentin Bryce, Julia Bishop or Catriona Wallace . However, the celebration of women leaders should not be limited to political or business leadership. Out of the spotlight and away from media attention, women throughout Australia and the world are quietly taking on leadership roles and driving change for their colleagues, families and communities.