Graduate Certificate of Career Development
Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Professional accreditation status
This course is endorsed by the Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA) as meeting the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners. Graduates of this program will be eligible for professional membership with CICA Member Associations.
Division of Tropical Environments and Societies
Arts, Society and Education
Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree or
Other qualifications recognised by the appropriate Head of Academic Group, Arts Society and Education, as equivalent to the above.
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.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Career Development, graduates will be able to:
ED5907:03 Career Development Theories and Tools
ED5908:03 Career Development Professional Practice
ED5909:03 Labour Market and The Future of Work
ED5910:03 Career Counselling
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Offered in an 8-week calendar
Expected time to complete
8 months of continuous study (20 hours per week)
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Students may apply for credit transfer for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.
6 credit points
Credit will be granted only for studies completed in the 2 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Credit gained for any subject shall be cancelled 4 years after the date of the examination upon which the credit is based if, by then, the student has not completed the course of study prescribed for the certificate.
Credit will be granted only in fields relevant to the discipline area and at an equivalent level.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Students who complete this course are eligible for entry to the Master of Guidance of Counselling, and credt will be granted for up to 6 credit points.