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

Engaging with Career Accelerator opportunities equips you with a diverse range of experiences for a well-rounded frame of reference for entering the workforce with confidence. There is a diverse, accessible array of opportunities for you to choose from based on your goals and aspirations - there’s something for everybody. It is never too early or too late in your degree to develop your skills and level up, so you can stand out from the crowd and land your dream job.

To help you build your skills, we have partnered with trusted online training providers including LinkedIn Learning and Microsoft Excel, to provide free online courses and certificate programs.

These can be added to your resume and LinkedIn profile as you complete them, so it’s easy to stand out and look even more appealing to employers.

Career Accelerator: Essentials

The best place to start your career journey is right here. Career Accelerator: Essentials is the foundation to your future success.

Complete Career Accelerator: Essentials, a series of online modules to help develop your career skills and unlock access to mentoring programs, networking events and work experience opportunities. Modules include Communication, Teamwork, Planning and Organising, and Self-management. On completion you'll also earn a digital badge to display on your LinkedIn profile.

Upskill now with Career Accelerator: Essentials

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LinkedIn Learning

We all know LinkedIn is the professional social media channel, but did you know that LinkedIn also has a hub of videos to help you upskill?

Introducing LinkedIn Learning - LinkedIn’s hub of video courses to help grow your skills and accomplish your goals.

If you are looking to discover and develop business, technology-related and creative skills, check out LinkedIn Learning’s expert-led course videos.

Access LinkedIn Learning with your zID@ad.unsw.edu.au, and check out LinkedIn Learning’s range of free courses to help you enhance your professional skills.

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

Access LinkedIn Learning

Microsoft Excel 

Want to spreadsheet like a pro?

Exclusive to UNSW Business School students, Career Accelerator has partnered with Microsoft Excel to provide you with a free  course that is designed to give you the skills you need to start using Excel in the workplace.

We know that you may already be up to speed with the basics of Excel, which is why we’ve made the course available in 2 levels - catering to Associates and Experts.

Delivered in an online format, you will receive access to online training resources and practice tests to help you prepare for the official certification, and get support from a dedicated technical support team from UNSW Business School staff

Once you have reached the end of term and completed your training or certification you will be credited an industry recognised Microsoft Excel Certificate, valid to the end of the calendar year.

Make sure you check out your student email for the access code and further instructions for accessing the training.

For further enquiries, please email MOS.certification@unsw.edu.au

Applications for 2022 have now open.