About The Career Academy
We are a global leading online education provider
The Career Academy is an award winning company specialising in high quality, industry recognised online courses. We have successful operations in the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore. Over 20,000 students study with us every year and we are 100% committed to helping them succeed in their career.
Our education driven team of developers and tutors are committed to providing exceptional online courses and personal tutor support. We offer a range of employer recognised courses as well as specialist courses to improve job performance. Our focus is on mentoring, inspiring and supporting people through training so their career or business can reap the rewards. Our accounting tutors are either qualified in Xero or experienced Chartered Accountants and members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia.
The Career Academy’s course delivery is flexible, so our students can study with minimal disruption to their daily life. We offer flexible payment plans so anyone wanting to learn has the opportunity no matter their circumstances.
Each and every one of our tutors is a subject-expert, and there’s nothing they’re more enthusiastic about than passing their knowledge onto eager students. When you enroll with The Career Academy you’ll gain unlimited access to your tutor who will help you whenever you need it.
Accounting and Bookkeeping
After graduating from The University of Auckland, Bhavik came to us as one of our resident Accounting tutors where he amazes both his students and colleagues with his huge range of knowledge. Bhavik has been with us for two years and we’re still trying to find a topic that he’s not an expert in. So far we know he’s a pro at web development, IT, simulation racing, and guitar, so who knows what other talents he’s hiding from us.
While tutoring, Bhavik loves that every student is unique which means he can tailor his tutoring style to each one. He says its especially rewarding when he sees a less confident student develop over the course of their learning.
Blessing is obsessed with two things – tutoring accounting and watching movies. Sadly, the number of movies starring accountants is limited, so she can’t combine her two loves, but in the meantime she’s almost as happy giving her students as much encouragement and motivation as she can.
The study flexibility offered by The Career Academy also means that she is always available to help, which she thinks is invaluable when it comes to helping students navigate both studying and living their busy lives. She believes that education is the key to success, and applies this to each and every one of her students.
When there’s time between movies, Blessing loves exploring New Zealand on road trips with her friends.
Tracey is a people person with impressive juggling skills. Like many of The Career Academy’s students, she’s a working mum balancing her job and her family.
In her previous role as an office manager at one of Lion Nathan’s Auckland establishments for seven years, she was responsible for all manner of financial duties (incl. payroll, and accounts payable & receivable.) She later backed up these skills with a Bachelor of Business from Massey.
Although she’s a proficient “number cruncher” it’s working with her students which Tracey enjoys the most. Seeing when a student really “gets it,” when their confidence soars or when they’re able to secure that new role – these are things that she loves.
Animal and Pet Care
Eden loves animals, and thought that The Career Academy would be the perfect place to help others grow their passion for animals as well. During her study at Unitec – Eden spent some time studying the fascinating behaviour of the baboons at Auckland Zoo. Fortunately, the other tutors at The Career Academy are both friendlier and better behaved, and she loves the community spirit around the office.
Of course, it’s the students that make it worth getting up in the morning. ‘It’s awesome when students add their own experiences to their assignments,’ and she especially loves to hear the stories about people’s pets.
When the last assignment is marked, Eden relaxes with horse riding and reading (but thankfully not at the same time).
Psychology and Counselling
Bess came to us after studying at the Auckland University of Technology. Now, she helps The Career Academy’s students get the most out of their Psychology courses. Nothing is more rewarding for Bess than when she sees students getting excited about their course, and finds tutoring is a great way to get insights into the lives of her students.
Bess is thinking about extending her tutoring experience and going back to study to become a primary school teacher, where she’d trade her students for ones who are a little younger.
Outside of psychology, Bess spends her free time at the gym, getting stuck-in with classes that get the rest of The Career Academy office sweating from just thinking about.
Management, Medical Administration and Nutrition
Venshly is our resident Medical and Nutrition Teacher. She got her start studying Chemistry, but finding that she didn’t have any chemistry with the subject, she switched to studying Nutrition and found it more to her taste. Now she studies Nursing and hopes to combine it with her prior study to become a Nurse Practitioner. These skills hold her in good stead when she’s passing course knowledge onto her students, and lives for the days when a student understands the content so well that they turn in a flawless assignment.
Venshly is also passionate about powerlifting, Jiu-Jitsu, and Mixed Martial Arts, and is The Career Academy’s jack-of-all-trades – being very capable of both putting people into hospital as well as using nursing to help them out of it.
When you get in touch with us, it’s our course advisors who will be on the other end of the line. Every one of them is a pro at looking at your needs and strengths, and then finding the course that is the perfect fit for you.
Apar is one of our resident course gurus, and while one day there might be a course he doesn’t know inside and out, it hasn’t been created yet. This gives him the uncanny ability to guide students to the right path and help them find the course that is perfect for them.
He especially likes to see students getting excited about the interactive exercises and quizzes in their course, and thinks that these unique learning options are what makes our students love learning with us.
Thomas loves to see the enthusiasm that students have when they’re enrolling in a course. ‘They’re happy to be learning and taking the next step’ he says, and we think that this makes a huge difference when it comes to succeeding in their course.
While you wouldn’t think that advising students taking their next step in their education and flying through the air on a motorbike would come in the same package – Thomas is living proof that you’d be wrong. Although he freely admits that he’s pretty lucky to be living proof at all – he once spent a month bedridden with a broken ribcage after a motorbike crash.
While Ash’s official title is ‘Course Advisor,’ a big part of his day-to-day is being a little bit of a fortune teller. When students call him up, it’s Ash’s job to help them see all the potential futures available to them if they enrol. He’s also happy to report that their futures are looking bright. The thing he likes most about The Career Academy is that every single member of the team is pulling together to make sure that our students have the best education experience they can possibly have. When Ash is away from his crystal ball, he tries to keep himself busy by hitting the gym.
If you ever feel like you need a little bit of extra help, Student Services will be your first port of call. They’ll give you all the help you need to make it through your course with flying colours, whether it be a little extra time to complete assignments, or a little more attention from your tutors.
Grace is all about the personal touch, and having previously come from a call centre, she loves that she has been able to throw away the script and make the help she gives students as unique as they are. Grace says that her job is to make students feel as if they’re always supported. Studying can be daunting, especially when students live busy lives of their own, but Grace helps remind students that they’re up to the challenge.
While we like to say that helping students is all the nourishment our Student Services need – Grace disagrees, and so she’s a bit of a foodie in her spare time.
Jess came to us from the UK and is responsible for Learning & Development. Jess says it’s The Career Academy’s friendly and relaxing atmosphere that gets her into the office every morning (although the bus also helps). Her favorite part of being at TCA is providing support and guidance to staff so they can support students and help them in their life or career. She says it makes her day when she knows that she is helping make a student’s dreams come true.
When she’s out of the office, Jess likes to make the most of living in New Zealand by getting out and exploring the beautiful scenery.