Student User Guide

Hello and congratulations on choosing to study with Courses For Success!

The skills and knowledge contained in our courses will help you develop your personal and professional skills, improve your self-confidence and prepare you for future career opportunities.

We have created this user guide to introduce you to the Courses For Success student user system and it covers everything from logging in for the first time to navigating through your course material.

As a Career Builder Library member, it's a good time to have a look at the five core components or "the five pillars" of your library, to get the most out of your membership you should invest your time exploring these concepts as they will help you establish career goals, once these are established you can then focus your attention on the training courses that will help you achieve them.

The Five Pillars of The Career Builder Library


Career Builder - Career Planner

Comprehensive career planner, this will help you plan your career advancement, set learning goals and track your achievements as you go on your journey to a bigger and better future.


Free Personal Success Course

The first thing we recommend to all new students starting off on their career development journey is to complete the Free Create Personal Success Course, normally priced at $199 on our website this course has been included as an added bonus to help keep you motivated to work through YourCareerPro to obtain the skills you need to achieve personal success.

This careers and motivation course is provided absolutely free and will keep you focused to achieve your goals.


Powerful Soft Skills and Microsoft Courses

At the core of The Career Builder Library are the courses, there are currently over 150 courses to choose from that you can now freely access once you have logged in.  Our powerful, yet easy to use online management system allows you to keep track of courses you have completed, search for courses of interest, and open multiple courses and more. These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS).

Resume and Cover Letter Templates

Once you've got a few courses under your belt, it's time to revisit your resume, our selection of resumes templates and cover letter samples will give you a great resource to call upon when you're looking for work, ready for a change of career or face unexpected unemployment. Please note, to download these resume and cover letter templates you must be one of our annual members, find out more on our Career Builder Library page.


Career Resources

Finally for further knowledge we have prepared a great collection of career resources, tips and information including top picks from our blog and exclusive content for Library members such as career planning and more written by industry experts.

These five pillars are your guideposts to achieving success with The Career Builder Library, this information will be invaluable on your career development journey, and with new courses, tools, resources and more being added every month there's always going to be more than enough content to give your Career a big boost.


Logging In and Getting Started

The first step is to login to your classroom, the login information will be located in your "Welcome Aboard!" email, if you have any issues retrieving it please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Quick Links for Your Classroom

LOGIN

Login Troubleshooting Guide

 

The gateway to your training material is the course login page, when you will arrive you will be greeted with the following screen:

On this screen enter your email address (which you used in the sign up or purschase process) followed by the password provided to you in your welcome email.

Forgot your password or lost your welcome email? simply use the "forgot password" link and enter your details and the system will send you an email with instructions on how to reset your password.

The Your Classroom View

Once you have logged in, you will arrive at your classroom, your classroom is the central point that you access any training material located in your account including your course (if you've only signed up to one course) and career resources if you're a member of the Career Builder Library.

Lets explore the interface in more detail..

 

At the top right you will see the name you signed up with or email address this is where you manage your account, here you can click the arrow to reveal a drop down menu allowing you to change your password, or log out after you've completed a study session.

Below you will see a search box, and a drop down enabling you to configure how many courses you would like displayed on each page, this search box allows you to easily find any courses in either the career builder library or in your bundle by name.

| Try a search for Personal Success! this course will give you a great headstart on your career journey and will introduce you to some great personal and professional development concepts. | 

Please note, if you are having trouble finding a particular course please view the Completed tab, sometimes you might skip through chapters or want to reattempt a course at a later date and it may have been moved here however you can reattempt it at anytime.

The My Group section on the left will list any and all groups in your account, if you have two course bundles (for example a microsoft bundle and a photography bundle) you can use these groups to filter your course view to only display the courses in that group.

Each course has a few bits of information including the Course title, type (all items are listed as course) action (where you elect to start or resume a course) date (the date the course was updated in the system) and group (the group that course belongs to)

If you've already started a course it will also show you the % of the course you have completed underneath the resume button.

Accessing a course

All you need to do to get started now is find the course you would like to start first, then click the "Start" button, this will load your course in a new window ready for training to begin.

Lets take a look at the insides of a course and what's involved.

Course Welcome Screen

When you first start a course you will be greeted with the welcome screen, this will give you some information on how to get the most out of your course and provide a bit of information on Courses For Success, to move forward simply hit the Start button to begin.

Getting Started

Once you hit the start button you will arrive at the getting started page of your course, this section will give you a run down of the objectives and introduce you to your course, lets use this page to explain how a course is studied.

At the top right you will see your name and a button to log out of your course in addition to previous and next buttons, these arrows allow you to move through each page and chapter of your course.

The menu on the left shows you the total progress you have made on the course in addition to the title of each section or module, you can click on any section here to jump to it, once you have opened a section a link will appear to the module review questions for that section, these optional questions allow you to test your understanding of that module and can be skipped if you would prefer to focus on the final assessment.

The Assessment and Certificate section of your course is the final test of your course knowledge, included in this section is a course feedback form that allows you to leave a review of your experience with that particular course, we read and take on board all feedback submitted through this area, we've made a lot of great updates based on customer feedback and look forward to hearing your experiences.

Career Resources

If you're a Career Builder Library member, in your account you will find the Career Resource Center, this section functions the same as a course however is used to organize your career resources into an easy to use system that you will be familiar with from studying your training courses.

Please note, the Career Resources listed below are part of The Career Builder Library Annual Membership, if you would like to download these files you will need to be a yearly member, to find out more visit out Career Builder page.

Career Resource Centre

The Career Builder - Career Resource Centre is where we have organized the career resource components of The Career Builder Library, this includes the Career Planner, resume and cover letter templates and top picks from the CFS Careers Blog.  Let's explore the three sections of the Career Resource Centre.

1. Career Planner

Section one is the Career Planner, here you can download your workbook and the supplementary worksheets.  Each of these documents features two versions, one including lines to be printed off and hand written and one without lines that you can simply open in word and work on straight from your PC.

2. Resume and Cover Letter Templates
 

This section includes a range of resume and cover letter templates that you are free to use as a foundation in your job applications, each template includes handy tips and tricks on what to include in your resume and features several different coloured designs.
Feel free to edit these templates to your hearts content, change the images, colours or more! We'll be adding new resume and cover letter templates every month, and if you have any suggestions or requests feel free to email us at email/feedback)(coursesforsuccess.com and we'll see what we can do for you!

3. Career Tips and Information
 

Finally, the career tips section is all about giving you inspiration and fresh ideas and includes a great collection of career resources, tips and information including top picks from our blog and more written by industry experts.  These are organised into PDF files for you to download or print whenever you're looking for the next great idea.  There will be new Top Picks every month including exclusive careers articles and more so check back whenever you're looking for something new!

F.A.Q

I’ve finished a course, and I'd like to go back and try it again

If at any point you would like to retake a course you have already studied, simply click on the “completed tab” at the top right hand corner of the screen to access your completed courses list!

I’ve lost my login information, how can I get it again?

Please send an email to our student support team at:

email/studentsupport)(coursesforsuccess.com

I’m having issues playing videos in my courses on my apple device

Please refer to your courses troubleshooting guide or contact student support if problems persist.

I'm unsure which courses are included in my package or library

Please use the navigation buttons at the top of this page and locate the product you have purchased and view it's "Units of Study" tab on the product page to learn more about what courses or modules are available.

 

Courses Available

Wondering what courses are available in the Career Builder Library?

The Career Builder Library is packed full of over 150 career-skills training courses covering everything you need to build a successful career including administrative skills, supervision and management, human resources, personal development, sales and marketing, workplace essentials, Microsoft and much more. You will also receive access to new courses as they are added to the library each month if you're a library member.

Select any category below to find out more and see the courses included.

Soft Skills Courses


Microsoft Courses

 

 

Good luck with your studies, if you have any issues don’t hesitate to contact our student support team at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

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