ASU Career Launchpad

The ASU Career Launchpad is your exclusive member-only professional development program designed to help you take the next step in your career.

We have courses that are live and interactive with presenters who are experts in their field, as well as online video workshops available on-demand that you can undertake at your own pace.


How to Access Career Launchpad

Step One:

Go to

Click the big green ACTIVATE button

Step Two:

Enter your email address – this should be the email address that you joined with or receive union emails to.

Step Three:

You will then be sent an email with a link to activate your account. Click on this link and you will be taken to a screen where you need to enter your details. And you’re done!

Step Four:

You are now in your ASU Career Launchpad Member Portal, from here you can:

  • Register for our Live Webinar
  • Click to access the full catalogue of online training and watch courses on demand.


Upcoming Live Courses

March 2021

A survival guide to dealing with difficult people
Wed 31 Mar, 7:00PM AEDT, register here


April 2021

Your rights: entering the workforce and what to expect
Mon 19 Apr, 7:00PM AEST, register here

Top skills for successful leaders and managers
Wed 28 Apr, 1:00PM AEST, register here


May 2021

Become an Excel expert in 3 sessions (From beginner graphs to tables and more!)
Session 1
Mon 3 May, 7:00PM AEST, register here

Become an Excel expert in 3 sessions (From beginner graphs to tables and more!)
Session 2
Mon 10 May, 7:00PM AEST, register here

Practice and other issues for workers in the alcohol and other drugs sector
Fri 14 May, 1:00PM AEST, register here

Become an Excel expert in 3 sessions (From beginner graphs to tables and more!)
Session 3
Mon 17 May, 7:00PM AEST, register here

Your right to a safe workplace (2 part series – mental & physical safety at work)
Session 1
Mon 24 May, 1:00PM AEST, register here

Your right to a safe workplace (2 part series – mental & physical safety at work)
Session 2
Wed 26 May, 1:00PM AEST, register here


June 2021

Google Suites: Ins and outs of free online tools for productivity and workflow
Wed 2 Jun, 7:00PM AEST, register here

Building confidence and assertiveness in the workplace
Wed 9 Jun, 1:00PM AEST, register here

Time and stress management
Wed 16 Jun, 1:00PM AEST, 
register here

Consultation at work: what rights do workers have and what are the obligations of employers? 
Wed 23 June, 7:00pm AEST, register here


July 2021

Mental health in the workplace
Wed 21 Jul, 7:00PM AEST, register here


August 2021

Top Skills for Successful Leaders and Managers
Mon 2 Aug, 7:00PM AEST, registration coming soon

Industrial Foundations: Your basic rights and entitlements at work
Wed 4 Aug, 7:00PM AEST, register here

A survival guide to dealing with difficult people
Mon 16 Aug, 1:00PM AEST, register here

Your Rights At Work: Dispute resolution in the workplace
Mon 23 Aug, 1:00PM AEST, register here

Cultural Competence: Voice Treaty & Truth; Cultural awareness training
Mon 30 Aug, 1:00PM AEST, registration coming soon


October 2021

Ignite your IT skills: Excel advanced course
Wed 27 Oct, 1:00PM AEST, register here



On-Demand Courses

Check out recorded courses available at any time that suits you:


Career Boost
  • Conflict Management and Resolution in the Workplace
  • Effective Time Management
  • Effective Workplace Communication
  • How to deal with Difficult Customers or Customer Aggression
  • How to Run Effective Meetings
  • Managing Conflict and Handling Difficult Conversation
  • NDIS Code of Conduct Training
  • Supercharge your Public Speaking Skills
  • Working in an Inclusive and Diverse Environment
  • Working with Difficult People
Career Move
  • Applying For Jobs
  • Dealing with Redundancy
  • How to Land Your Next Job
  • Job Application Toolkit:
    • Part 1 - Resumes
    • Part 2 - Key Selection Criteria
    • Part 3 - Interviews
  • Managing Your Career and Networking
  • Navigating Coaching with My Manager or Supervisor to Achieve Results
  • Navigating your own career
  • Preparing for a Successful Performance Review
Launch into leadership
  • Becoming a Successful Leader
  • Contributing to and Leading High Performing Teams
  • Having Tough Conversations & Making Difficult Decisions
  • Improving Workplace Culture and Morale
  • Introduction to Leading Others
  • Introduction to Strategic Planning
  • Leading and Managing Others
  • Leading Change Management
  • Leading Others - Understanding Team Work & Team Dynamics
  • Stepping Up To Leadership
  • Understanding Team Management

ASU Work Shouldn't Hurt

  • Bullying and Intimidation in the Workplace
  • Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace: Understanding the Basics
  • The Work-Life Balancing Act
  • Understanding Stress to Avoid Burnout
  • Work Life Balance, Resilience, Stress Management and Self Care
  • Working in Heat - Protect Yourself from the Dangers of Working Outdoors

ASU IT Skills

  • Become an Excel Expert - for all levels!
    • Excel for Absolute Beginners
    • Excel for Intermediate Users
    • Cracking the Excel Pivot Table
    • Macros in Excel
  • Cyber Security and Protecting Your Information Online
  • Make your Presentations Stand Out – PowerPoint for Intermediates

Parental Leave

  • Preparing to take parental leave
  • Arranging your return to work
  • Transitioning back into the workplace



If you have any questions about ASU Career Launchpad please call our Member Assistance Team on (02) 9310 4000.