Frequently Asked Questions
You can enrol online directly by selecting your course and clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors. Give them a call on or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Study at your own pace. You’ll get up to six months access to Certificate courses and 12 to 18 months access with the larger courses (ie. Diplomas and Pathways), We give you a generous amount of time to complete your course, so you’ve got enough flexibility to work at your own pace and take study breaks if needed. You can also apply to extend your course if you need more time.
Absolutely! You’ll have unlimited 24/7 access to your course material and be able to ask questions anytime via phone and email. Our tutors will respond during business hours and we aim to respond to all queries within one business day.
You’ve got a 8 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning.
If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee less a €50 + VAT administration fee. Requests for course cancellations must be made by filling this online form.
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Your course will be delivered by our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students in the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready.
Your tutors will check in on your progress and you do need to set up time to do your work. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer, or if you have time you can do more than one module a week.
Assignments are open book and a combination of multi-choice, short answer questions and case studies. Once you’ve completed your assessment, simply upload it for marking. Tutors aim to grade your assessments within 3 to 5 working days of submission.
The Career Academy’s team of experienced course developers and tutors have had many year’s experience developing courses for leading tertiary institutions in Ireland. Based on their experience, they have come up with appropriate levels for Career Academy courses.
Our qualifications prepare you take on a huge range of practical based roles. View the courses for more information about potential career opportunities or contact a friendly student advisor on to see where our courses can take you.
Employers also constantly approach The Career Academy looking for students and employers also advertise for jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.
Yes – simply select this upgrade option when you enrol, and we will send you printed course notes. You will still need to submit your assignments online via the Learning Platform. There is a fee of €100 + GST. If you are already enrolled, you can purchase course notes here.