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✔ Learn more to get a new job or promotion
✔ Flexibility to study when and where you want
✔ Affordable courses to help meet your professional & personal development goals 

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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.

Featured Courses

  • Learn Xero software at the beginner level, fast!
  • Manage your own or client’s business accounts
  • 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
  • Cover the basics such as: working with spreadsheets, account reconciliations, and processing invoices
  • Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email

Accounting & Finance

  • Gain advanced Xero skills
  • Develop skills in managing business accounts, preparing, and interpreting reports, and more
  • Updated courses with the latest Xero functions, tips, and tricks
  • Gain practical skills to secure an accounts position
  • Cover the basics such as: working with spreadsheets, account reconciliations, and processing invoices
  • Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email
  • Intermediate-level online QuickBooks course
  • Learn to use QuickBooks to manage your own or client’s business accounts
  • Receive an employer recognised certificate in QuickBooks Online
  • Learn Xero software at the beginner level, fast!
  • Manage your own or client’s business accounts
  • Gain practical skills to advance your career
  • Introductory level bookkeeping course
  • Learn to balance the books, invoicing, payments and managing cash flow
  • Achieve success with expert tutor support

Business & Communication

  • Master the essentials of managerial and staff support
  • Become an indispensable member of your team
  • Learn to identify and implement opportunities and solutions
  • Understand office organisation and procedures and gain practical skills
  • Use Microsoft Office effectively
  • Gain a general understanding of administration and office support, with a focus on core concepts and skills.
  • Learn to use humour to speak more effectively
  • Master joking on the fly
  • Discover how jokes can keep people engaged
  • Gain the skills you’ll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management
  • Become an indispensable member of your project team
  • Master the project development plan from start to finish
  • Learn the 10 essential skills every project manager needs!
  • Learn to both manage and control your projects
  • These skills are essential life skills with many practical applications

Health & Education

  • Extend your knowledge of child behaviour
  • Understand children’s learning and development
  • Learn skills to help children grow and develop
  • Start your path towards becoming a counsellor today with this accredited online course.
  • Learn about the counselling process and how to talk to people about their problems
  • Gain a foundation for working in counselling
  • Learn medical terminology and abbreviations
  • This course is designed for people with no or limited medical training, who would like to work in a medical environment.
  • You’ll develop the skills needed to communicate clearly and effectively using medical terminology.
  • Learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes
  • This course will help you find a career in almost any medical field
  • Explore the human body and which diseases, injuries and procedures are most common
  • Learn how to transcribe the medical reports most often used in healthcare today
  • Discover how to get started and advance as a medical transcriptionist
  • This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field
  • Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the marvellous complexity of the human body
  • Learn principles of genetics and gain an understanding of how traits are passed from one generation to the next
  • Learn how our bodies fight off diseases, and how our digestive system converts the food we eat into energy and the tissues of our bodies.
  • Learn the basic characteristics of the four main types of tissues
  • Learn some more advanced topics that weren’t covered in Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • Discover ways to slow down the ageing process.
  • Learn Skills to help children grow and develop
  • Test the waters with this Introduction to Psychology course
  • Extend your knowledge of child behaviour
  • Learn practical strategies for helping children with ADHD succeed in school
  • Learn from the real experts: the children themselves
  • Explore myths and facts about ADHD and see how this condition affects motivation, activity level, attention, and memory

Microsoft

  • 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
  • Understand Excel essentials
  • 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.
  • Gain a comprehensive and practical understanding of how to use Excel to turn meaningless numbers into useful information
  • Perfect for accounting, finance, or business roles
  • Receive a Diploma in Microsoft Excel
  • Learn how to organise and analyse numbers
  • Perfect for bookkeeping and accounting roles
  • Receive an Intermediate Certificate in Excel

Pet & Animal Care

  • Learn what a veterinary assistant does
  • Learn about pet nutrition and a variety of health and safety issues
  • Learn the facts of life, as it pertains to dogs and cats
  • Pick up where Become a Veterinary Assistant left off
  • This course is the definitive guide to the principles of sound dog breeding
  • Understand the essential facts so you can knowledgeably converse with clients
  • Picks up where Become a Veterinary Assistant 2 left off
  • Master the veterinary assistant role
  • Learn the practical skills you’ll need to be a valuable veterinary assistant
  • Receive unlimited support from our experienced tutors
  • Anybody considering pursuing work in a veterinary clinic
  • Learning 100% online, at your own pace
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