Designed for those who want to work in career education, career guidance and career counselling.
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Career Development, graduates will be able to: *Demonstrate advanced and integrated understanding of theoretical and technical knowledge, methods, ethical reasoning, principles and recent developments in career development, with depth in the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners of the Career Industry Council of Australia *Demonstrate understanding of deep and critical approaches to learning in issues relating to the tropics, sustainability, and Indigenous, regional and rural wellbeing and their application in career development *Critically review, analyse and synthesise theoretical propositions, professional practice and research principles and methodologies in career development, including intercultural applications *Interpret, evaluate, generate and justify complex ideas, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist stakeholders, using advanced speaking, reading, writing, listening, numeracy and advocacy skills *Identify, theorise and design solutions to complex practitioner issues in a range of career development contexts, with a high level of autonomy, initiative, accountability and collaboration.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT (GCertCareerDev)
Students who complete this course are eligible for entry to the Master of Guidance of Counselling, and advanced standing will be granted for ED5853 and ED5862.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.