Foundation in Career Development Practices Micro Courses (Recommended Sequence)
Foundations To Understanding Career Development
Creating the right index for skills needed in career counseling and career development in order to stay at par with the dynamic nature of life, learning, and work in the 21st century.
Career Development Theories
This course covers several important theories to deepen your knowledge about careers. Several theories may explain career development. There is no single theory that can explain the complexity of career development.
Career Coaching Applications
Based on some of the world's top therapy models and theories, this course will broaden your practice with the knowledge and application you need to tackle different client personalities and situations with a logical, strategic mindset.
Practitioner Wellbeing and Self Care in Career Development
Focused on your wellbeing and improvement, this course is aimed at teaching you how to improve your self-awareness to better comprehend client needs. It helps you deliver better coaching and fulfill your moral and ethical duties toward your clients.
Legal and Ethical Requirements in Career Development
Designed to help coaches understand the legal and ethical know-how of a role to better advance their careers. Includes applications of Code of Conduct, Duty of Care responsibilities and Scope of Practice as a career coach.
Developing Career Counselling and Coaching Skills
Aimed at teaching you how to deliver result-oriented coaching with a personalized approach, this course shares best practices on building rapport, identifying challenges, assisting perspective shifts, and facilitating positive career transitions.
Facilitating Career Development
This course teaches you how to counsel clients from diverse ages, backgrounds, and levels with genuine empathy and result-oriented strategies to foster positive relationships and drive better career outcomes for them.
Administering Assessment Tools in Career Development
This course dives into assessments and teaches you how to leverage them to explore your clients' preferences, evaluate strengths & weaknesses, help set the right priorities, and execute action plans most likely to yield positive results.
Next Step to Becoming a Career Coach
A successor to the foundational modules in the same series, this course fine-tunes your ability to become congruent with your thought process, strategize based on insights, and develop a growth mindset to become a professional practitioner.
How to Help Your Clients Find the Perfect Job
Many people are competing for the same job in the employment market. To secure meaningful employment, clients must have good job seeking, confidence, and communication skills.
The Foundation in Career Development Practice course is a short course in career development practice that is evidence-based with theory and practice. To successfully enroll in the course, students must have appropriate language, literacy, and numeracy levels to undertake this course and access a computer with reliable internet access.
Students must hold:
- a qualification at diploma level or higher in a discipline related to career development, counseling work, human resources, psychology, youth work or management
- work experience in education, human resources, psychology, employment, recruitment, youth work, apprenticeship, disability, rehabilitation, case management or management
- Please submit your application with a personal statement indicating your commitment to career development, with a copy of your resume.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The time spent on each course of study may be claimed as continuing professional development (CPD) by CDAA members towards Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) requirements.
Non-CDAA members, please check with your professional association regarding their CPD policy.
To claim your CPD points, present your certificate of course completion to CDAA or the professional association where you are a member.
This course is recognised globally by Associated Career Practitioners International.