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Our Mission:

Our mission is to be the right STEPPING STONE in people's lives towards a more SECURE future - a HAPPIER future. 

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Aged Care | Community Services | Mental Health

Disability | Leisure & Health | Allied Health

National College Australia Logo

Our Mission:

Our mission is to be the right STEPPING STONE in people's lives towards a more SECURE future - a HAPPIER future. 

Get Started.

Aged Care | Community Services | Mental Health

Disability | Leisure & Health | Allied Health

Aged Care | Community Services | Mental Health | Disability | Leisure & Health | Allied Health

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NCA Management Team

Sharon Carrasco

Principal Executive Officer

Hi, I’m Sharon. I am an experienced educator and executive officer with a passion for educating people and executing a sustainable, scalable and efficient service delivery. I live life with passion and govern my life with trust and respect wherever I go. My mantra is simple" "Work Hard, Play Hard!" When you love what you do, life becomes your playground, and it's never a dull moment.

I have excelled in organisational planning and project management, with documented success overcoming challenges of limited resources and financial constraints to carry out strategic direction and performance of teams. I am skilled in building industry relationships, networks, key coalitions and strategic inter-agency partnerships to secure successful training and service delivery.

Head of Education Operations

Marta Vezvaei

Head of Education Operations

A diligent and visionary Learning and Organisation Development Manager with extensive experience in change management, project management, efficiency increase and cost reduction using technology enabled solutions, LMS and DMS development and deployment, eLearning, and training and assessment.

I have worked in a range of environments such as the Corporate, NFP and the VET Sector and managed a variety of projects and teams. Integration of technology in education has been the focus of my projects. I am interested in executive/ senior leadership positions that focus on business transformation, strategy development, business growth and sustainability.

Tony Rahal

Education Programs Manager

Experienced in the education industry with a demonstrated history of leadership, learning design, technology-enhanced learning, faculty development, industry engagement, quality and compliance. Tony’s approach to teaching and management is characterised by a student-centred approach based around relationship building in a positive and applied environment, along with an innovative approach to curricula design.

Tony specialises in education policy, research and evaluation, international systems and intercultural aspects of education, project management and leading and managing organisational change.

Kireet Joshi

Quality & Compliance Manager

Over 25 years of impressive proven success in the heavy engineering industry and service sector. Running company-wide operational functions and leading large scale projects, from inception to successful completion, while making/executing sound strategic decisions.
Passionately striving towards constant improvement - Excellent leadership, organization, and people management abilities has allowed me to understand and execute innovation to the compliance and quality requirements of NCA.


NCA Student Acquisition Team

Shash Thirumeni

Senior Course Advisor & Digital Marketing

Hi, I'm Shash and I'm a Senior Course Advisor at National College Australia. My role is to deliver course consultancy to potential students who are looking for employment, or wish to up-skill in the aged care, community services, allied health, and mental health industries. In doing so, I ensure that we deliver the best possible prospective career advice and online experience for students, to catalyse change and empower them to begin their learning journey!

Nikheel Naidu

Course Advisor

Hi, I'm Nikheel and I'm a Course Advisor at National College Australia. My role is to deliver course consultancy to potential students who are looking for employment, or wish to up-skill in the aged care, community services, allied health, and mental health industries. In doing so, I ensure that we deliver the best possible prospective career advice and online experience for students, to catalyse change and empower them to begin their learning journey!

Melinda Urs

Course Advisor

Hi, I'm Melinda and I'm a Course Advisor at National College Australia. My role is to deliver course consultancy to potential students who are looking for employment, or wish to up-skill in the aged care, community services, allied health, and mental health industries. In doing so, I ensure that we deliver the best possible prospective career advice and online experience for students, to catalyse change and empower them to begin their learning journey!

                      NCA Student Services Team

Karen Snaith

Student Services & Compliance Coordinator

Hi, I'm Karen, and I am the Student Services Coordinator. My role at National College Australia is to be your main contact for any administrative matters. I want to ensure that all students experience a smooth commencement and a seamless learning experience by providing an excellent support service with any administrative issues throughout the life of the course.

Karla Ramirez

Student Services Coordinator

Hi, I'm Branka, and I am the Student Services & Compliance Coordinator. My role at National College Australia is to be your main contact for any administrative matters. I want to ensure that all students experience a smooth commencement and a seamless learning experience by providing an excellent support service with any administrative issues throughout the life of the course.

Asta Zang

Student Engagement Coordinator

Hi, I'm Asta and I am the Student Engagement Coordinator. My role at National College Australia is to ensure our students are engaged and supported through their course studies. You will hear from me on a regular basis to help keep you motivated and on track with your studies.

Mimi Jorny

Business Services Officer

Hi, I'm Mimi and I am the Business Services Officer is a key support role that is part of two divisions: Client Services and Finance. The BSO is responsible for managing the output of government-funded students and managing the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions.

Matthew Treuer

Student Enrolment Coordinator

Hi, I'm Matthew and I am the Student Enrolment Coordinator. I am responsible for finalising the pre-enrolment process by following up and processing new student information/documentation within a set timeframe and enrolling them into the systemThe purpose of the role is to ensure a smooth and seamless handover of information so new students are ready to commence their course as soon as possible and ensure all compliance requirements have been processed.

Sarah Simon

Work Placement Coordinator

Hi, I'm Sarah and I am the the Work Placement Coordinator. I am responsible for the end to end process of work placement for our students. The Work Placement Coordinator is a key support role for job seeking students and is responsible for ensuring a smooth and exceptional experience in securing work placement and improving their chances at securing employment.

                      NCA Academic Team

Ana Bielich

Head Trainer Assessor

Professional Development and Wellbeing

Hi, I'm Ana and I am the Head Trainer Assessor with a focus on Professional Development and wellbeingThe purpose of the position of Head Trainer Assessor is to lead, coordinate and develop our team of capable Trainer Assessors to ensure high level of training and assessment services are delivered to our students and clients, in line with NCA’s business priorities meeting the requirements of competency-based training.

Margaret Williams

Online Learning Advisor

Hi, I'm Margaret and I am the the Online Learning Advisor. I am responsible for the learner journey by providing the student with sufficient academic training and support to maximise their chances of successfully completing their course. I help to deliver online training and support services to NCA students to ensure their learning journey is enjoyable and productive.

The student sits at the heart of all we do and provision of online training and support services will ensure they understand the learning and assessment resources available to them and are enabled, empowered and supported to progress with their course in an online environment.

Jasna Antunovic

Learning Literacy & Numeracy

Advisor

Hi, I'm Jasna and I am the Learning Literacy & numeracy (LLN) Specialist at NCA. I am responsible for supporting our NCA Learners through the challenges of studying. This role was created to ensure NCA students are provided with sufficient support in relation to Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) requirements of their course as aligned to the relevant AQF level. 

NCA has a strong focus on learner progression and completion and the LLN specialist will play a key role to help achieve the objectives.

NCA Trainer Assessors

Multiple Specialisations

NCA have dedicated Trainer Assessors who are qualified to deliver the following specialisations:

Aged Care | Community Services | Mental Health |
Disability | Leisure & Health | Allied Health | Leader & Management

They are industry experts and currently work in the industry in order to provide learners with current, upto date training on whats going on in the their sector.