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Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice

About this course

Do you aspire to support and guide people through changes in their career path?  With the constant emergence of new innovations and industries in the world, there has never been more of a demand for qualified career practitioners. 

ACAP’s new Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice is developed to equip students with the deep understanding of contemporary theories and forward-thinking practices and insights that are relevant for a global workforce. 

This course is also designed to help those currently working in fields like teaching, social work, counselling, and human resources to upskill and gain the knowledge and preparation required to help their students and clients best navigate future employment possibilities. 

The Graduate Certificate of Career Development Practice has received endorsement from The Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA).

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What you'll learn

EXPERTISE IN HUMAN BEHAVIOUR FORMS THE FOUNDATION OF ALL OUR COURSES INCLUDING OUR GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE.

Explore with an applied focus:

  • An Introduction to Career Development Practice
  • Labour market and Career information
  • Advanced Career Development
  • Project Management and Implementing a Capstone Career Development Program

See the complete course guide here.

Course Structure

4 units

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Course Guide

This course is comprised of a number of core and elective units. Core units are compulsory subjects required to complete your degree. 

Electives are a range of units that give you the chance to study specific topics you might be interested in. You still need to complete a set number of elective units to graduate.

Admission Criteria

Meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completion of a Bachelor Degree or a three year full-time equivalent experience in a relevant industry.

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Chat to one of our ACAP course advisors to make sure you’re picking the right course for your goals. Think about funding options, and whether full-time or part-time study suits your commitments. We’ve also got some entry requirements and practical components to complete.

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