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

Industry Endorsed Course

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.

Or call Madeleine Gardam - Client Solutions Manager on

  • p 03 9645 5545

for a discussion on your requirements

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:

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

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

Student Profile

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

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

Subjects

ED5907 Career Development Theories and Tools

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.

$493.75*

Estimated Commonwealth Supported Fee

*Eligibility Criteria Apply

ED5909 The Labour Market and the Future of Work

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.

$493.75*

Estimated Commonwealth Supported Fee

*Eligibility Criteria Apply

ED5908 Career Development Professional Practice

Aligned with Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA) endorsement requirements, this subject builds the capability of students to work professionally as career advisors, practitioners. Professional Practice workshops provide opportunities for students to apply their knowledge to both ‘real plays’ and complex career development case studies.

$493.75*

Estimated Commonwealth Supported Fee

*Eligibility Criteria Apply

ED5910 Career Counselling

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

$493.75*

Estimated Commonwealth Supported Fee

*Eligibility Criteria Apply

Tailoring Discussion

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

  OR

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

*Eligibility Criteria Apply
Fees are based on 2021 figures and are subject to change
Plus Student Services and Amenities fee

Course Fees

$1,975*

$493.75* Per Subject

Estimated Commonwealth Supported Fee

*Eligibility Criteria Apply
Fees are based on 2021 figures and are subject to change
Plus Student Services and Amenities fee

$9,900

$2,475* Per Subject

Estimated Course Tuition Fee

(Fee for Individuals not eligible for the Commonwealth Supported Fee)
*Eligibility Criteria Apply
Fees are based on 2021 figures and are
subject to change
Plus Student Services and Amenities fee