Online Certificates & Training

Get career ready with our range of free online courses from our partners including Excel and Lynda.


Career Accelerator: Essentials

Gain core career skills and unlock opportunities for your future professional success with CA: Essentials. Complete a series of online modules to welcome you to UNSW Business School and help develop your career skills. Modules include Orientation, Communication, Teamwork, Planning and Organising, and Self-management.

Complete the CA: Essentials modules to earn a digital badge to display on your LinkedIn profile and unlock access to mentoring programs, networking events, and placement opportunities.

Login using student-enrolment key: Career_Accelerator

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LinkedIn Learning

Get access to LinkedIn Learning, an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related and creative skills through expert-led course videos. The platform can be a great source of content for students and staff who want to learn both technical skills and soft skills. LinkedIn Learning is the next generation of It encompasses the same content as, but provides you with course recommendations based on your current job, skills, and what professionals like you are learning.

Access LinkedIn Learning with your For further information about merging your Lynda account to LinkedIn Learning as well as comprehensive instructions about accessing LinkedIn Learning, visit UNSW IT page.

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Excel Training

Microsoft Excel Certification is a free and exclusive offering to UNSW Business School students and involves undertaking an online test with dedicated technical support from UNSW Business School staff.

There are 2 levels available: Associate and Expert, and students can select which level they would like to take depending on their skills.

What happens when I sign up?

  • Gain access to online training resources and practice test to help you prepare for the official certification.
  • Receive industry recognised, Microsoft Excel Certification upon successful completion of test.


Upon applying, you will receive an email in your student email account with an access code and further instructions. Students must complete training and certification by the end of term. For further enquiries, please email


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