Microcredentials that suit your needs. Outcome-based. Driven by industry requirements. Tailored. Transparent and accessible.

How it works

Whether you are seeking part-time or full-time work, a work placement while completing your studies, or are looking to secure a graduate position, the Charles Sturt University + Successful Graduate Programs have been carefully tailored to help you to improve your academic preparation and employability skills.

National Microcredentials Framework

  • Our courses meet the standards defined in the National Microcredentials Framework.
  • Each course is designed to take you between 5 and 25 hours to complete.
  • Learning outcomes are listed on each course registration page, helping you to understand the content of each microcredential.
  • Quiz assessments for each module lead to the attainment of defined learning outcomes for each course.
  • We also meet the standards of the Australian Curriculum: General Capabilities, Australian Skills Classification Framework – Core Skills and the internationally recognised EMSI (Lightcast Open Skills Taxonomy) Framework.
  • Layered achievement levels that recognise scaffolded learning.
  • Recognised by employers as employability microcredentials.
  • Developed and delivered in an educationally sound manner for learners.
  • Academic integrity applied to course design and delivery.

NewDownload the Successful Graduate Student User Guide

Learn how you can register for our courses, and progress on your learning journey towards your microcredential certificate.

Guiding you to develop capabilities that contribute to your employability.

There may be additional employability skills that you can learn while studying with Charles Sturt University. Learn about the products and approach that we take with Successful Graduate to support your employability.

Online training that works

Individual training accounts provide self-paced employability skills development.

Become competitive

Did you know that there is only 1 job for every 22 graduates in Australia? Learn how to beat your competition in the job market.

Employability skills

We will teach you how to identify your personality type, core values and soft skills, enabling you to properly market yourself to an employer.

Do what you love

By learning more about yourself, you will also identify the types of jobs and employers that you are more likely to enjoy.

‘I commend the Academic Readiness Program to other students because it is highly informative about adapting to the Australian education system’

– CSU future student.

Employability training

The change the world needs sure won’t come from just talking about it. It’ll take going all hands in – and not being afraid to get them dirty in the process. At Charles Sturt University you get hands-on experience from day 1.

Charles Sturt University is #1 for undergraduate employment

Get qualified and get the job. More Charles Sturt grads get jobs faster than grads from any other university in Australia.*

*Good Universities Guide 2022/23

Charles Sturt University is #1 for undergraduate starting salaries

Our undergrads earn an average of $64,100 straight after graduating, and our postgrads earn a median starting salary of $78,900.*

*Good Universities Guide 2022/23