Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice

Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice


Advance your career by helping others with a Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice.

This program is designed for both aspiring career development practitioners and those currently practicing who want to develop their skills and obtain professional standing in the career development industry.

By completing this course you will fulfill the requirements of the Career Development Association and be able to access the Member Centre for all your membership details, CPD and resources.

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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of career development practitioners. Practitioners at this level make high level, independent, complex judgements in the context of providing guidance in career development. Their role involves the full responsibility and accountability for all aspects of their work. Practitioners may work independently or in larger service organisations.

Course Structure

There are 7 units in this qualification:

  • CHCECD011 – Manage quality in career development practice
  • BSBLED807 – Establish career development services
  • BSBLED808 – Conduct a career development session
  • CHCPRP006 – Lead own professional development
  • CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • BSBLED805 – Plan and implements mentoring program
  • BSBLED806 – Plan and implement a coaching strategy

Support and Delivery


Study anywhere

You will have access to an industry-leading LMS to study from, which is compatible with any device and can be accessed 24/7



Access our online community hub to ask like-minded people those burning questions, or even to form a study group.


Experience Teachers

You have access to our industry teachers, who can guide and nurture your throughout your course


Industry Connections

We tailor your support needs and connect you with the right people as and when needed


What do I get with my studies?

We will provide everything that you need to be successful in your course. This may include:

  • Prescribed textbook
  • Student email address and access to Microsoft Office
  • Access to our online LMS
  • 1-on-1 support from a trainer and assessor
  • Access to online forums and instant messaging
  • and much more.

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