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Internationally Recognised by the International Approval & Registration Centre

The Career Academy is recognised by the International Approval & Registration Centre.  IARC is a quality control system for education programs and courses in international education to ensure standards are set as a framework of benchmarks for excellence.

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View IARC Certificate of Excellence

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Our courses are internationally accredited by ICOES

We have received full accreditation from the International Council for Online Educational Standards (ICOES). The Career Academy went through a rigorous evaluation and audit of the courses we offer and now they are all fully accredited. Having ICOES accreditation guarantees you will receive a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from an ethically run training organisation.

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Approved by the Association of Accounting Technicians

The Career Academy have a global partnership with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). AAT is a professional body for accountants and bookkeepers with over 140,000 members worldwide. The partnership enables students to become an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper or AAT Accounting Technician. 

“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 Former International Development Manager at AAT

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MYOB Approved Education Partner

“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 NZ

Xero Partner

The Career Academy offers Xero Courses and courses with Xero modules in them.

  • The Career Academy is a Xero Partner
  • Receive the latest and most up to date course content, plus tips and tricks on how to use Xero
  • Upon successful completion of selected courses, receive Xero’s official advisor certification in addition to your course qualification

Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists

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This prestigious accreditation underscores the high quality and professional standards of our programs, ensuring that our students receive top-tier education that is recognized and respected in the industry. With ACCPH accreditation, our students can be confident that their qualifications meet rigorous criteria, enhancing their employability and professional credibility. View Certificate here

Many of our courses have received the CPD Certified tick of approval

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The Career Academy is a member of The CPD Certificate Service (CPD Certification). Many of our short courses have received their independent CPD Certification confirming that our courses are compatible with global CPD principles.

They are the “…world’s leading and largest independent CPD accreditation institution operating across all industry sectors. They provide support, advice and recognised independent CPD accreditation to support the CPD obligations and policies of professional bodies and academic institutes.”

ACCA Pathways

Students who have completed our Programs which include the CAT certification component with IPA, will also be eligible for 3 exemptions from the ACCA Qualification:

  • Business & Technology (BT)
  • Management Accounting (MA)
  • Financial Accounting (FA)

Get a free membership to the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand - when you complete a Certificate in Personnel Management & Human Resources

Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll receive membership to the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRNZ) which offers various benefits to its members. Branch Events allow members to network, share best practices, and attend informative presentations, with many events currently held virtually. The HRNZ website provides valuable resources like legal and tax advice, an HR guide and tools library, and a Mobile Discount App. Members can stay informed and connected through the HRNZ LinkedIn Group, Facebook, and Twitter, as well as the quarterly Online Magazine and Industry News updates. 

Members also enjoy discounted rates for National Events, including HRNZ Summits and HRNZ Awards. The PD Section offers upcoming professional development events with discounted rates for members. Additionally, a new Mentoring program is available exclusively for members, providing them with a free mentoring opportunity.

Get your Certificate in Personnel Management & Human Resources today!

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Approved by Reckon - you’ll be provided with updated course content and the latest Reckon One functions, tips and tricks.

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

Accredited Training Provider by the International Association of Bookkeepers

The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) has approved The Career Academy is an Accredited Training Centre. IAB is a membership organisation and awarding body providing qualifications in bookkeeping, payroll and finance.

We have a Partnership with Wolters Kluwer

“Wolters Kluwer 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

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Accredited Training Provider by the International Association of Accounting Professionals

The International Association of Accounting Professionals (IAAP)  has approved The Career Academy as an Accredited Training Centre. IAAP exists to create a global community of aspirational, entrepreneurial, highly qualified accounting professionals. Being a member of IAAP will do wonders for your career.

We are supported by the Bookkeepers Hub!

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 Bookkeepers Hub.

International Association for Counselling - Education Institute Member

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 many of our Psychology & Counselling courses.

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International Live Events Association - Approved Education Partner

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

The Institute of Public Accountants recognise The Career Academy qualifications!*

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) are really happy to partner with The Career Academy to help students become qualified Bookkeepers or Accounting Technicians. The IPA are a professional global body with over 36,000 members and students. IPA support The Career Academy because they offer recognised qualifications in conjunction with the Association of Accounting Technicians that employers can have faith in. We look forward to welcoming graduates as professional members of the IPA once they graduate.” – Arthur Burt, Director Business Development, Institute of Public Accountants.

*IPA recognise The Career Academy Accounting Pathway Program and Accounts Admin & Payroll Pathway, enabling graduates to automatically gain professional membership. A full outline of IPA member benefits can be found here

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The Career Academy has a successful partnership with Hoban Recruitment!

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.

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Workplace Training Marketplace GO1 has Partnered with The Career Academy!
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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, Former Content Partnerships Manager at GO1

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 have completed your accounting studies, 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 Australia 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.

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We are Partnered with Typsy

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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.”

The Career Academy are able to offer official 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.

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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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