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Online short courses from The Career Academy provide you with the opportunity to update and refresh your skills with a series of industry accredited distance learning courses.

You can choose from a range of highly engaging courses from beginner to advanced. Plus, you’ll receive expert guidance and unlimited tutor support from our team of experts.

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Learn Xero software at the beginner level, fast. Manage your own or client’s business accounts and gain practical skills to advance your career.
Learn how to manage and present data in meaningful reports using imports, VLOOKUP and pivot tables. Perfect for accounting, finance or business roles – receive an Advanced Certificate in Excel.
Gain practical skills to secure an accounts position. This course covers the basics such as working with reconciliations, and processing invoices.

Accounting & Finance

Learn Xero software at the beginner level, fast. Manage your own or client’s business accounts and gain practical skills to advance your career.
Gain advanced Xero skills, develop skills in managing business accounts, preparing and interpreting reports, and more. You’ll receive an official Xero certification upon completion.
Gain practical skills to secure an accounts position. This course covers the basics such as working with reconciliations, and processing invoices.
Introductory level bookkeeping course, learn to balance the books, invoicing, payments and managing cash flow.
Learn how to use QuickBooks to manage your business accounts, or your client’s. Gain a strong understanding and practical knowledge of QuickBooks to advance your business or career. Be rewarded with an industry recognised qualification.

Business & Communication

Master the essentials of managerial and staff support. Become an indispensable member of your team and learn to identify opportunities and implement solutions.
Gain a general understanding of administration and office support, with a focus on core concepts and skills. You’ll learn about office organisation and procedures and how to use Microsoft Word.
The ability to create humour is a skill many people don’t have, yet wish they did. If you’re interested in learning how to come up with jokes or witticisms on the fly, punch up dull material for an audience, or make a living as a comedy writer, this course will get you going.
Gain the skills you’ll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management. You will become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to plan, implement, control and close any type of project.
Are you a part-time or accidental project manager? Learn 10 essential skills every project manager needs to successfully plan and manage projects.

Health & Education

Learn how children develop psychologically and what influences their behaviour & thinking. This online course helps parents and child care workers understand how they can provide an environment that nurtures a child’s development.
Master the skills to manage and motivate others! Learn to have positive relationships and lead teams well with effective communication skills and conflict resolution techniques.
Learn medical terminology the quick and easy way. This is a great course designed for those with no or limited medical training or background, who would like to work in a medical environment. You’ll develop the skills needed to communicate clearly and effectively using medical terminology.
In this course, you’ll learn exactly what medical coders do on a daily basis. You’ll learn to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure which will give you a leg up on other people who are new to this career.
In this course, you will learn how to transcribe the most common medical reports used in both inpatient and outpatient settings. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field—doctors’ offices, clinics, public health facilities, and hospitals.
Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the marvellous complexity of the human body.This course explains the nature of matter and the principles of chemistry that are important to human physiology.
Learn the basic characteristics of the four main types of tissues, the general and special senses, cellular metabolism, body chemistry, and significant events in the life span, from fertilisation through old age.
This course is perfect for those who are interested in psychology or would like a foundation for further study. You’ll gain an exciting overview of the world of psychology. Use your skills to motivate people in your career and personal life.
Learn practical strategies for helping children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) succeed in school. Discover practical ways to help children with ADHD control their behaviour and succeed in school.

Microsoft Excel

Enhance your Excel skills and become confident and savvy with Excel, learning essential skills to perform advanced accounting functions. The content of this course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service.
Understand Excel essentials – this course is perfect for beginners. This practical course will set you up to use Excel with ease. You will gain a Certificate in Excel, which you can share with prospective employers.
Learn how to organise and analyse numbers. Perfect for bookkeeping and accounting roles, receive an Intermediate Certificate in Excel.
Learn how to manage and present data in meaningful reports using imports, VLOOKUP and pivot tables. Perfect for accounting, finance or business roles, receive an Advanced Certificate in Excel

Pet & Animal Care

Learn what a veterinary assistant does in the veterinary office or hospital setting. If you have ever considered a career as a veterinary assistant, this course will answer any questions you may have.
Practicing veterinarian teaches you to manage the entire canine breeding cycle, from assessing the health of parents to puppy care. Learn the practical skills you’ll need to be a valuable veterinary assistant or educated pet owner.
Throughout the course, you’ll benefit from videos that demonstrate many procedures and techniques, as well as state-of-the-art interactive graphics. It’s as close as you can get to actually being right there in the veterinarian’s office!
If you have a great passion for animals and their well being, then this course will suit you down to the ground. It’s a course where you’ll gain vital skills and a real knowledge of how to provide the best care for companion animals.

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