Accredited Courses

Gain an Industry Recognised Qualification

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

A global partnership agreement has recently been signed so The Career Academy students can now automatically gain professional membership with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). AAT is a professional body for accountants and bookkeepers with over 140,000 members worldwide, and gaining the professional AAT Bookkeeper status (AATQB) with The Career Academy gives you the opportunity to provide qualified bookkeeping services to support businesses of all sizes.

“AAT are really happy to partner with The Career Academy to help students become qualified Bookkeepers. AAT have reviewed the course content and support The Career Academy because they offer quality, interactive online courses to help students gain employment as a Bookkeeper or set up their own bookkeeping business. We look forward to welcoming you as a member of AAT once you graduate.” Justin Kyriakou International Development Manager at AAT

We are an Accredited Training Provider by the International Association of Accounting Professionals!

The International Association of Accounting Professionals has approved The Career Academy as an Accredited Training Centre.

We are an Accredited Training Provider by the International Association of Bookkeepers!

The International Association of Bookkeepers has approved The Career Academy is an Accredited Training Centre.

Independently recognised as an expert training provider!

The Career Academy has a professional team of expert course developers and highly experienced tutors. As an education team, we expect to deliver comprehensive courses. We are an Approved Training Organisation. We are affiliated with several educational organisations and have partnerships with private companies like Xero, MYOB and Reckon to deliver their software training to the highest standard.  Our Certificate in Bookkeeping has been reviewed by ICB Australia.

The Career Academy is an Accredited Training Provider with ICB

The Career Academy is an Accredited Training Provider with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB). The ICB is the largest bookkeeping institute in the world. It promotes and maintains the standards of bookkeeping as a profession, through the establishment of a series of relevant qualifications and the award of grades of membership that recognise academic attainment, working experience and competence.

Our Certificate in Bookkeeping has been reviewed by ICB Australia.

International Accreditation

We have received the prestigious full accredited centre seal from ICOES after a rigorous evaluation and audit of the services we offer. The International Council for Online Educational Standards, whose seal guarantees a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from an ethically run training organisation

“The Career Academy are an excellent online education provider, offering employer recognised courses that help students succeed in their career or business. Xero’s role is to support and inspire business vitality and success – and together The Career Academy and Xero are wanting to further support you, and we welcome you to the Xero community once you graduate to continue your journey of success in your business or career.”

Melanie Morris, Xero

The Career Academy has worked with Reckon to supply a series of approved courses. Reckon recognise us as one of their approved training organisations.

The Career Academy has been accredited by CPA Australia (CPA) as a Recognised Employer Partner! CPA have recognized that our organization has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing high quality learning development programs and support to our employees and students. Thank you CPA – we are proud to play our part in helping to improve the knowledge and professionalism of the accounting industry. Pictured is Tony Adams, Tutor Manager at The Career Academy accepting the award from Rick Jones, Country Head, NZ, CPA Australia.

The Bookkeepers Hub is a comprehensive and authoritative resource for all things bookkeepers for vendors, business owners and bookkeepers. Supported by an editorial advisory board the hub provides resources and courses and support for bookkeepers from all sectors.  All of our Bookkeeping courses are supported by the Australian Bookkeepers Hub.

The Career Academy has been approved as an Education Institute Member. Students get a FREE 12-month membership to the International Association for Counselling on completion of our Psychology & Counselling courses.

Graham Consulting supports The Career Academy because they offer quality online courses to help student gain employment. Their courses are recognised by Employers throughout New Zealand and their students gain practical, industry ready skills to they can gain employment, and FAST! We highly recommend The Career Academy if you are looking for a job or promotion.”

Kendall Bushby, Recruitment Consultant, Graham Consulting

O’Neills Personnel has a longstanding working relationship with The Career Academy. We support The Career Academy because they offer practical, interactive online courses to help up skill candidates. Their courses are recognised by employers and are endorsed by industry bodies. We have received positive feedback from candidates placed with CA – they are good people!to deal with!

Annette Sleep, Managing Director, O’Neills Personnel





The Career Academy and the Xero Learn Team

The Career Academy team work very closely with Xero and are involved in the roll out of Xero Learn Lifelong Learning Program.

Workplace training marketplace GO1 has partnered with The Career Academy!

GO1 provides high quality training content to individuals and teams, and a platform to track learning and development. Whether it’s personal development, compliance or sales – GO1 has it all! Users get access to over 1,000 courses instantly on sign up. The Career Academy will be a content provider for GO1 in the accounting software space initially, with plans to expand into other areas. “The Career Academy has the some of the best online training content in the industry and we are delighted to be working with such a forward-thinking company who provides the most up-to-date material to students and delivers content in such an interactive and engaging way. The partnership is a natural fit as our vision and values of delivering high quality online education are closely aligned” Mitch Sabine, Content Partnerships Manager at GO1


The Career Academy is proud to partner with CareerFAQs. They have a number of short courses available here

The Career Academy are able to offer official RQF accredited Sage Qualifications!

Leading Accounting software provider Sage has today announced a massive new partnership with The Career Academy, aimed at equipping students with hands-on experience using its flagship cloud accounting software, in partnership with Professional and Awarding bodies such as CIMA, AAT, etc. The move comes off the back of rising demand from the accounting and bookkeeping industry for graduate talent with practical know-how across multiple accounting software platforms. The Career Academy already offer Xero, MYOB, QuickBooks and Reckon courses. Adding Sage qualifications is the final piece of the puzzle so students can now gain skills in using every major accounting software program available.


Tim O’Reilly, Qualifications Manager at SAGE said “Sage are very happy to work in partnership with The Career Academy and help their students gain industry accredited qualifications”. As part of the partnership, thousands of students from The Career Academy will gain access to accredited Sage qualifications. In addition to learning how to use the software efficiently, they will also gain applied knowledge needed to interpret financial data and consequently, make strategic business decisions.

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The Career Academy wins Best of the Best at Business Awards!

So excited to win the Best of the Best Award for Excellence in Strategy and Planning at the prestigious Business Awards in March 2018. Thank you so much to all our industry partners for your amazing support and for everything that you do to help our 20,000+ students achieve their goals and dreams.

Our courses are supported by Wiley!

“Wiley have a strategic partnership with The Career Academy, providing their students with access to the MYOB and Xero for Dummies eBooks. Wiley support The Career Academy because they offer industry accredited, quality online courses to help students get qualified and gain employment. The Wiley eBooks are natural complements to the courses that they offer, enabling students to gain a good understanding of the accounting software and preparing them for the workforce.” 

Dylan Senthilan, Account Manager, Corporate Sales ANZ

 All students deserve the best courses!

While developing online courses, The Career Academy team assesses the needs of the students, industry standards and the most relevant knowledge required to train and up skill for a role. Once a course is designed, our Moodle expert creates an interactive course to stimulate learning. Many of our courses are industry recognised, gaining the approval and accreditation of a leading organisations and education providers. Every course is peer reviewed to the highest standard and audited by experts from each industry. To our delight, many partnerships have been formed with leading organisations and we have been asked to develop specific online material as a benchmark courses for various industries.

Looking for a new job or promotion?

We are delighted to announce that HAYS Recruitment has partnered with The Career Academy to help you gain a new job or promotion. If you are studying accounting, HAYS can help you gain a new job in a CA Firm or Corporate environment.

“HAYS Recruitment supports The Career Academy and their students because they offer quality courses to help students become qualified Accountants. Their courses are recognised by Employers throughout and we are delighted to be a strategic partner and supporter to help their candidates succeed.” Eleanor Pierce, HAYS Recruitment Consultant

HAYS are offering The Career Academy students a FREE 60 minute, confidential consultation.

“The Career Academy offer recognised online courses to help students gain employment or manage their own business. MYOB and The Career Academy have developed a successful strategic partnership and work closely together to help develop businesses and their employees. MYOB has accredited The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner as they offer quality, interactive online courses. Both organisations are committed to helping you on your pathway to success in your career or business”

Shailan Patel, MYOB Education Manager

CT Solutions provides many of our face to face tutorials, we have worked with CT Solutions very closely for a long time providing Australian Accountants with the most up to date information available ensuring that upcoming exams are PASSED.



Wolters Kluwer NZ has developed a successful partnership with The Career Academy, who provide employer and industry recognised courses to help students gain employment. For several years we have jointly published a series of CCH books for students of The Career Academy who are completing Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll qualifications.


Andrew Campbell, Head of Content, Wolters Kluwer

Hoban has developed a successful partnership with The Career Academy, who provide employer and industry recognised courses to help students gain employment.

Kamila Kwiatkowski, Permanent Consultant, Hoban Recruitment.

The Career Academy and Grow Training Group are in a strategic partnership, The Career Academy is a re-seller for the nationally recognised Grow Training courses. These courses are not delivered by The Career Academy and are supplied and delivered by GROW Training Group Pty Ltd RTO #45109.

MumsInc is a strategic partner and a trusted re-seller of The Career Academy Courses.


Many of our Pet & Animal courses have been reviewed by the RSPCA. For every student that completes one of our dog care courses, we make a donation to the RSPCA in Victoria. On a recent visit to the RSPCA in Melbourne we found their efforts and facilities to be incredible and we fully support them in their fight for the safety of animals. RSPCA Victoria have reviewed our course materials.

 The Career Academy is a member of The CPD Certificate Service

The Career Academy is a member of The CPD Certificate Service. This provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

Free membership to the ILEA!

ILEA International Events AssociationThe International Live Events Association has endorsed The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner. They have accredited our Certificate in Event Management (link) and students receive a 12-month membership to the International Live Events Association on completion of this course.


Internationally accredited by the IARC


Typsy partners with The Career Academy to help students gain skills and employment, fast! The world’s fastest growing hospitality training and learning experience platform, Typsy has partnered with The Career Academy to help students gain Globally Recognised Qualifications. Typsy offers an online video library of more than 450 lessons, predominantly less than five minutes in length, to help hospitality learning institutions, hotel and restaurant chains, food and beverage venues and passionate individuals upskill, serve guests better, and make every hospitality moment exceptional. Typsy founder and CEO Jonathan Plowright said “Typsy is delighted to help The Career Academy students achieve globally recognised qualifications that they can use to gain employment and build successful careers. There are currently around 292 million jobs in the hospitality industry, with that number expected to jump to 380 million by 2027 to meet market demand. By enabling people to access knowledge across a range of faculties, from business and people management to specialist culinary skills, Typsy is on a mission to help people around the world pursue their passions and build rewarding hospitality careers quickly and easily.”