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Did you know that we have developed three versions of the Graduate Certificate of Career Development? We currently offer a General Program (current page), a version specifically adapted for Secondary Educators, and a Tailored Workforce Development version. Follow the relevant links below to find out more.

Do you currently
work in Secondary
Education?

Discover our Graduate Certificate in Career Development that has been specifically adapted for Secondary Educators.

Do you want to develop your
workforce
to become qualified
Career Practitioners?

Enquire now to discuss the design of a tailored learning experience for your workforce.

Course Versions

Did you know that we have developed three versions of the Graduate Certificate of Career Development? We currently offer a General Program (current page), a version specifically adapted for Secondary Educators, and a Tailored Workforce Development version. Follow the relevant links below to find out more.

Do you currently
work in Secondary
Education?

Discover our Graduate Certificate in Career Development that has been specifically adapted for Secondary Educators.

Do you want to develop your
workforce
to become qualified
Career Practitioners?

Enquire now to discuss the design of a tailored learning experience for your workforce.
ENQUIRE NOW

Course Versions

Did you know that we have developed three versions of the Graduate Certificate of Career Development? We currently offer a General Program (current page), a version specifically adapted for Secondary Educators, and a Tailored Workforce Development version. Follow the relevant links below to find out more.

Do you currently
work in Secondary
Education?

Discover our Graduate Certificate in Career Development that has been specifically adapted for Secondary Educators.

Do you want to develop your
workforce
to become qualified
Career Practitioners?

Enquire now to discuss the design of a tailored learning experience for your workforce.

Course Versions

Did you know that we have developed three versions of the Graduate Certificate of Career Development? We currently offer a General Program (current page), a version specifically adapted for Secondary Educators, and a Tailored Workforce Development version. Follow the relevant links below to find out more.

Do you currently
work in Secondary
Education?

Discover our Graduate Certificate in Career Development that has been specifically adapted for Secondary Educators.

Do you want to develop your
workforce
to become qualified
Career Practitioners?

Enquire now to discuss the design of a tailored learning experience for your workforce.

Develop your workforce to become qualified Career Practitioners with a Tailored Graduate Certificate of Career Development

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Academic Excellence and Industry Relevance

Enquire now to discuss the design of a tailored learning experience for your workforce. Delivered through an innovative partnership between James Cook University and Career Ahead with the objective of graduating high performing future Career Practitioners.

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Tailored Solution

Our tailored solution is available to 10 or more students and can be designed to the requirements of any organisation or cohort including:

Flexible timetable​

Tailored delivery mode either onsite, online or blended​

Organisation specific curriculum, inclusive of bespoke course content​

Expert industry guests​

Contextualised skills practice and assessment design​

Personalised student experience​

For more information about our targeted options click the button below to receive the Tailored Programs Brochure via email.

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An Innovative Partnership

Through an innovative partnership between James Cook University and Career Ahead, the Graduate Certificate of Career Development curriculum was fully redesigned in 2020, integrating leading academic theory with elements of industry best practice. This Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA) endorsed course contains four subjects, completed one at a time, to optimise learning immersion. These subjects explore career development theories, provide the opportunity for applied professional practice and regularly include workshops with subject matter and industry experts. The learning experience is designed so that students engage in interactive and evidence based activities, to enhance their knowledge, skills and professional practice capabilities.
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Course Overview

CICA endorsed​

4 industry aligned subjects​

Fully online or blended delivery​

Flexible delivery schedule​

Offered nationally and internationally​

Student Profile

The Graduate Certificate of Career Development Tailored Programs are suitable for any students providing career guidance to employees or clients. This includes:

Employment Consultants​

Human Resource Professionals​

Career Transition Consultants​

Disability Support Consultants​

Youth Services Officers​

Wellbeing Officers​

Secondary or TAFE Teachers​

Athlete Welfare and Player Managers​

Based on your workforce profile, we can design a targeted solution to meet the of your team.

Subjects

You can start the course with any subject, and study the subjects in any order.

Career Development
Theories and Tools

ED5907

A critical pillar of career development professional practice is foundational knowledge in career counselling theory. Building on leading theoretical frameworks, students work with a range of career development tools, including psychometric instruments, career choice diagnostics and skills inventories.

Career Development
Professional Practice

ED5908

Aligned to the understanding and application of the CICA Professional Standards, this subject builds students’ capability to work as a professional Career Practitioner. This subject includes an online intensive workshop where students translate learnings into practical experiences, applying the knowledge and skills acquired to ‘real-plays’ and complex career development case studies.

The Labour Market and
the Future of Work

ED5909

Given rapid changes in the world of work, students build their knowledge of current and future workplace trends. The focus is on the development of substantial expertise in accessing, analysing and applying labour market data, allowing students to generate critical career management insights to apply in their practice.

Career
Counselling

ED5910

A ‘hands-on’ subject, providing students with the opportunity to develop counselling micro skills through applied learning activities. This subject involves translating learnings into practical experiences, ensuring that students are ready to apply counselling models to a range of career development scenarios.

Tailoring Discussion

We would welcome the opportunity for a discussion on the design of a targeted solution for your workforce.

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Contact Madeleine Gardam, Client Solutions Manager by email on madeleine.gardam@careerahead.com.au or by phone on 03 9645 5545 for further information.

Course Fees

$8700

Fees are based on 2021 figures and are subject to change. Plus Student Services and Amenities fee.

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Course Versions

Did you know that we have developed three versions of the Graduate Certificate of Career Development? We currently offer a General Program (current page), a version specifically adapted for Secondary Educators, and a Tailored Workforce Development version. Follow the relevant links below to find out more.

Do you currently
work in Secondary
Education?

Discover our Graduate Certificate in Career Development that has been specifically adapted for Secondary Educators.

Do you want to develop your
workforce
to become qualified
Career Practitioners?

Enquire now to discuss the design of a tailored learning experience for your workforce.

Course Versions

Did you know that we have developed three versions of the Graduate Certificate of Career Development? We currently offer a General Program (current page), a version specifically adapted for Secondary Educators, and a Tailored Workforce Development version. Follow the relevant links below to find out more.

Do you currently
work in Secondary
Education?

Discover our Graduate Certificate in Career Development that has been specifically adapted for Secondary Educators.

Do you want to develop your
workforce
to become qualified
Career Practitioners?

Enquire now to discuss the design of a tailored learning experience for your workforce.