The Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA) has endorsed the CHC81315 Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice delivered by CEAV Institute as meeting the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners and as meeting the requirements for 'Professional' status as described by CICA (element 4.3).
The CHC81315 Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice is designed to assist experienced practitioners to further develop the knowledge and skills to lead career development programs and services in their chosen work environment. The added value of choosing this course with CEAV Institute, is that it has been designed by professional, experienced career practitioners for career practitioners.
This course provides expertise in career development and features an appropriate balance between career development theory and its practical application. The assessment methods reflect this balance, providing students with current and indepth understandings to support their work with clients in career transition. Learners are equipped with the skills to research the context of career development services, apply new understandings of quality practice, develop advanced micro skill in career counselling and incorporate ethical practice in all their undertakings.
This qualification covers workers who provide a range of career development services, including working independently as a professional career development practitioner or working within an organisation context. Workers at this level are making high level, independent, complex judgements in the context of providing guidance in career development. Their role involves the full responsibility and accountability for all aspects of their work.
The Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice qualifies a person at the Professional Status (CICA Standard 4.3.1 _2011).
Professional career development practitioners work in the field of career development and qualifies a person to engage in career counselling and work in a self directed or leadership role in a careers service.
This course is delivered mainly online, however it comprises of three face to face workshops, which will be held at the Institute based in Greensborough. All students will be notified by email about the workshop requirements and any other details, at least 1 week prior to the workshop date. Any students unable to attend the face to face workshops have the option of watching the associated webinar. All workshop related webinars are located in Moodle.
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Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice
Graduates of CEAV Institute's CHC81315 Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice will be able to gain professional status to any of the 12 CICA accredited associations, for example Australian Centre for Career Education (CEAV ).
Graduates who complete this course have the employment opportunities to become:
Students will be required to obtain the following text:
Career Development Interventions 5th Edition Spencer G. Niles Joann Harris-Bowlsbey
This course is made up of 7 units of competency, 5 core and 2 electives. CEAV Institute has selected the most applicable units of competency to suit those who are careers practitioners working with people in a variety of educational and training settings.
Units of competency are hyperlinked to their full description.
CHC81315 Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
For information on the RPL process please access the following link to view the short video
A brief summary about the important dates relating to the course.
2019 December Intake
** ENROLMENTS NOW OPEN **
|Start Date: Tuesday 10th December 2019|
|Workshop - Induction/Career Theory: Tuesday 10th December 2019|
|Workshop - Strategic Planning for Career Services: Thursday 6th February 2020|
|Workshop - Managing Quality Career Services: Thursday 26th March 2020|
|Workshop - Advanced Careers Counselling: Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th June 2020 (2 day workshop)|
|Course Completion Date: 4th December 2020|
Census Dates: Part A - Monday 13th January 2020
Part B - Monday 20th April 2020
Part C - Monday 10th August 2020
Part D - Monday 9th November 2020
2020 March Intake
** ENROLMENTS NOW OPEN **
|Start Date: Monday 2nd March 2020|
|Workshop - Induction/Career Theory: Wednesday 4th March 2020|
|Workshop - Strategic Planning for Career Services: Wednesday 8th April 2020|
|Workshop - Managing Quality Career Services: Wednesday 8th July 2020|
|Workshop - Advanced Careers Counselling: Tuesday 6th & Wednesday 7th October 2020 (2 day workshop)|
|Course Completion Date: 3rd March 2021|
Census Dates: Part A - Monday 6th April 2020
Part B - Monday 20th July 2020
Part C - Monday 9th November 2020
Part D - Monday 8th February 2021
2019 Mid-Year Intake - ENROLMENTS NOW CLOSED
** IMPORTANT DATES **
|Start Date: Monday 5th August 2019|
|Induction/Career Theory Workshop: Wednesday 7th August 2019|
|Workshop 1 - Strategic Planning for Career Services: Tuesday 17th September 2019, 9-4pm|
|Workshop 2 - Advanced Careers Counselling: Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th April 2020 9-4pm (2 x day workshop)|
|RPL Assessment: By appointment|
|Course Completion Date: Friday 7th August 2020|
Census Dates: Part A - Friday 20th September 2019
Part B - Friday 24th January 2020
Part C - Friday 17th April 2020
Part D - Friday 19th June 2020
2019 March Intake
** ENROLMENTS NOW CLOSED **
|Start Date: Monday 4th March 2019|
|Induction Workshop: Tuesday 5th March 2019|
|Workshop 1 - Strategic Planning for Career Services: Wednesday 10th April 2019, 9-4pm|
|Workshop 2 - Advanced Careers Counselling: Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd October 2019 9-4pm (2 x day workshop)|
|RPL Assessment: By appointment|
|Course Completion Date: 3rd March 2020|
Census Dates: Part A - 8th April 2019
Part B - 22nd July 2019
Part C - 4th November 2019
Part D - 10th February 2020
|Schedule of fees||
Course Fees - 2020
Course Fees 2020 - $6510
|Additional Possible Costs|
|Re-Issue of Certificate/Statement of Attainment/Transcript of Results||$55|
If you are interested in this 1 year part time course please contact RTO Administrator on Ph: 03 9433 8000 or complete enquiry form