Work-readiness courses for ambitious learners

Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence for a fun, successful career

Introduction to Futureproof Career Skills

Take the first step towards a futureproof career with this three-hour course, including videos, quizzes, and a completion certificate for your CV and UCAS personal statement, endorsed by NCFE.

Introduction to Futureproof Career Skills is endorsed by NCFE. Find out more

Futureproof Careers Framework


Our Futureproof Careers framework helps prepare young people for a changing world.



Our three-part Futureproof Careers framework highlights the skills and character qualities that will always be needed and valuable for work.

Portable Skills

Discover skills that will always be in demand whatever the future holds.


Build the mindset of resilience and determination to overcome all obstacles in your path.


Learn how to build long term financial stability with our Financial Freedom blueprint.

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Receive a fun 10-minute video lesson on Futureproof Careers.

Free Video

Online Careers Courses

For Schools, Colleges and Individual Learners 

Schools & Colleges

  • Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5
  • Supplement existing careers programmes e.g. Summer Career Days 
  • Hassle free independent learning via web and app 
  • Progress report for schools 


  • Employability skills for career success 
  • Align strengths to career paths
  • Demonstrate commitment to employers 
  • Certificate of completion 


Choice of Awards:

  • Level 3 Award in Finding a Futureproof Career
  • Level 3 Award in Speaking Confidently in Public
  • Level 3 Award in Developing a Winning Mentality
  • Level 3 Award in Thinking for Yourself about Controversial Topics
  • Level 3 Award in Making Good Financial Decisions

National Talent Awards are not endorsed and are not nationally recognised qualifications. 


Key Information
  • Duration: 10 hours per award
  • Requires 90 minutes per week of study over half a term
  • No classroom or teacher time required
  • Students work online in their own time
  • Taught and marked by us



Weekly Assignments 

Real world tasks 

Direct engagement with employers

Certificates of Achievement

Gatsby Benchmarks


NTA supports the Gatsby Benchmarks by challenging stereotypical thinking and raising aspirations. It is a selective program that takes ambitious young people, coaches them in workplace skills and opens doors to in internships and other opportunities with marquee companies they would not normally get. We help students identify and evidence their strengths, through a rigorous certification process.



Example Work

Take a look at this excellent work by National Talent Academy learners.

Learner Work


By National Talent Academy learners



Sports website created in 40 minutes.

Miaad Gaffer, Year 12, George Green's School, London Docklands

National Talent Academy


National Talent Academy provides courses designed to help learners align their strengths and passions with the skills and character qualities that will always be needed in the workplace. 




Rory Graves

Rory works at Morgan Stanley and brings his skills as a certified Toastmaster to presentation skills teaching at NTA.

Maxine Jaffa

Maxine has a background in teaching and neuropsychology. Her book 'Emotion' is a collaboration with Mark Solms, Antonio Damasio and Oliver Sacks.

Thor Conklin

Thor has founded, bought and sold several multi-million dollar businesses and is a peak performance consultant to several multi-millionaire entrepreneurs.

Emily Cotterill

Emily specialises in developing resources for PSHE, Citizenship and Careers and has ten years of experience teaching in inner city schools.

Dick Tomlinson

Dick is an international educational and business consultant. Developed a school for 350 developmentally disadvantaged students in North Carolina.

David Jaffa

David founded SAM Learning, an online learning tool used in hundreds of schools, and received the BETT Outstanding Achievement Award 2021.

About Us


National Talent Academy provides cutting edge qualifications for a changing workplace. 

National Talent Academy was founded in 2020 by Cambridge graduate David Jaffa, who previously founded SAM Learning, an online learning tool for GCSE and KS3 used in hundreds of English secondary schools, and Penda Learning, an online Science and Math tool for US schools. David received the 2021 BETT Outstanding Achievement Award for his lifetime achievements in EdTech. 



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Registered in England No 02826785. 
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