The Australian Centre for Career Education (formerly the Career Education Association of Victoria, CEAV) is a national career education subject association, subject expert, and endorsed training provider of career practitioners by the peak industry body, The Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA). We are a not-for-profit educational charity and thought leader in career education and development.
Our mission is the advancement of career development and education for the public benefit of all Australians.
The Australian Centre for Career Education commenced in 1975 to train teachers in secondary schools to support student subject choices and transitioning. We have a proud history of service to the education and community sectors, governments, and the community. In 2014, we changed our name to Australian Centre for Career Education to reflect our national focus and our ongoing development and delivery of high quality career resources, training, and consulting services across Australia.
We are proud to share our history in our 2021 and 2022 Impact Reports:
The CEAV committee meets every six weeks at the CEAV Office located at Building A, Level 2, 61 Civic Dve, Greensborough, Victoria, 3088. There are 4 Executive Committee members – President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. There are 4 general committee members and the CEO
The CEAV membership is supported by full time, part time and casual staff. All CEAV staff members have an extensive range of portfolio skills to support the work of the association.
Chief Executive Officer: Bernadette Gigliotti, Life Member
Dr. McMahon has accepted the CEAV's invitation to be our Honorary Academic to assist us in the development of our training programs. We are very pleased and honoured to have one of Australians most eminent researchers and leaders in the field of career development as a member of the CEAV.
The CEAV office is located at Building A, Level 2, 61 Civic Dve, Greensborough, Victoria, 3088. Office hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm. Postal Address is P O Box 245, Greensborough, Victoria, 3088. Phone 03 9433 8000. Email [email protected]
The CEAV currently has representatives on national and local career associations. The President or their nominee represents CEAV on the Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA). CEAV is a member of The International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) and staff members who are members of the National Career Development Association of America (NCDA).
Victoria has 32 regional careers groups (networks). These groups link with the CEAV to support careers practitioners in their work. The groups usually have school-based members plus representatives from TAFEs and universities, other employer organisations and Local Learning and Employment Networks (LLEN) representatives and meet monthly or quarterly. For more information regarding the Regional Careers Group List contact [email protected]