USQ's Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) is ideal if you work in teaching, counselling, training, employment or community development roles and support the career planning and development of students, clients, and organisations. This graduate certificate is for new and experienced practitioners looking to focus on big picture issues in career development, including policy, employability and learning.
If you are not sure whether you would like to complete an entire Masters degree, USQ's Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) can give you credit from your studies to the Master of Learning and Development if you decide to continue studying.
The Career Development specialization meets the professional learning needs of professionals working in teaching, counselling, training, employment, community development, or information management roles who support the career planning and development of students, clients, and organisations. The Career Development specialisation addresses core and selected specialist competencies from the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners, and it has been officially endorsed by the Career Industry Council of Australia as a qualification for the status of professional career development practitioner under the Professional Standards.
Graduates of this certificate will have the knowledge and skills to help people manage their careers, make occupational and study decisions, plan career transitions and find career information. Career opportunities include Education Managers, Community Development Managers, and Job Placement Managers in an array of work environments from schools, TAFEs and universities to government agencies and industry.