About Leah Smerling CMF
Founder and Principal Consultant of Career Coaching and Training
| Trainer | Facilitator | Career Coach | Retirement Coach | Course Developer |
Over the past 36 years, Leah Shmerling has developed and authored numerous online career courses, books, and articles on career development, interpersonal skills for the workplace, personal growth, and retirement planning. She is a recognized authority in education, training, and counseling in these areas. Her work has been published in The Age, The Herald Sun, and in books sold locally and internationally.
A specialist in the areas of career coaching, corporate training, academic teaching, vocational training, and retirement coaching, Leah has facilitated training programs for professional associations that include:
- Small Business Victoria
- Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI)
- CPA Australia
- Australian Retailers Association of Victoria
- Australian Institute of Management (AIM)
To make her courses more easily accessible, Leah has written and produced over 24 online career professional and personal development programs and 150 micro-courses in topics that include: careers, job seeking, interpersonal skills, workplace challenges, change and resilience, mindfulness, learning how to manage conflict, negotiation skills, and retirement planning. Leah has written the Foundation in Career Development Practice course that ACPI International has internationally accredited to teach individuals to become career coaches. She has also written a short program to assist teachers and trainers in adopting online training.
To support your learning and development journey, Leah understands that barriers can stand in the way of your progress. Leah and Career Coaching and Training offer career coaching for individuals or small groups to unlock barriers with a personalized positive solution focussed approach.
Leah's professional training programs are some of the best investments that you can make for your career and you can find them at careercoachingandtraining.com.au.
Leah holds a Master in Professional Education and Training, Graduate Diploma in Career Development, several Diploma qualifications in Vocational Educational Training, and Certificates in Life Coaching, Mediation Skills, and Psychodrama. She has international accreditation and is Board Certified as a Career Management Fellow with the Institute of Career Certification, a Certified Retirement Coach with Retirement Options, and a professional member of the Career Development Association Australia (CDAA).
With a positive approach to life, work, and people, Leah has helped people of all ages, from the early days of their career, all the way to a happy retirement.