·       Development and delivery of careers services for Victorian community agencies – focus on employment services, job networks, community not for profit social agencies. 

·       Development of career education programs for young adults and adult jobseekers

·       Understanding and using career education frameworks

·       A day in the Life off a career practitioner in community

·       Role and responsibilities of career practitioners – Career Industry Council of Australia Industry Standards

·       Using labour market data effectively with jobseekers

·       System knowledge and initiatives – education, training, and employment understanding how systems are integrated.

·       Benchmarking your practice – evaluation of services

·       Professional Membership – why is it important.

Delivery method:

-          Workshops, scenarios, role plays, practical exercises, mentor sessions

Training Manual


Hardcopy Careers 101 with all training materials, notes, templates and textbooks.

Location: Corlett Room 61 Civic Drive (BUILDING A, Level 2) Greensborough Vic 3088

Credit: 15.0 hrs

CICA Standards

15 hours across the 7 core competencies

Core Competency 1 – Career development theory

1a-  Describe major career development theories, concepts, research, and associated models and frameworks

1b-Apply career development theories, concepts, research, and associated models and frameworks to practice

Core Competency 2 - Labour market information

2a - Source, understand and apply credible, reliable labour market information that is free of bias

2b - Use labour market information to assist clients in job search strategies and career planning

Core Competency 3 - Communication and interpersonal skills

3a- Establish and maintain rapport

3b- Use effective verbal and written communication skills

3c- Work effectively in a team environment

Core Competency 4 - Ethical practice

4a- Apply the CICA Code of Ethics

4b- Demonstrate commitment to professionalism

4c- Demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning

Core Competency 5- Diversity and inclusion

5a- Recognise and respect diversity

5b- Conduct career development work in culturally sensitive ways

Core Competency 6- Technology, information and resources

6a- Collect, analyse and use information

6b- Keep up-to-date with emerging technologies and innovations

6c- Identify relevant support organisations, resources and services

Core Competency 7- Professional practice application

7a - Conduct needs assessment

7b- Follow case and/or project management procedures

7c- Use enterprise skills


7d- Evaluate the service provided to clients


Standard 6, Engage with professional Learning

Standard 7 Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and community

Note: This program will be delivered online if COVID restrictions are enacted.  Online time commitment: 3.5 hours x 2 sessions. Sessions will be live and co facilitated.

CEAV Institute is a Skills First Training provider


Interested participants may continue training with CEAV Institute towards formal qualifications in career development practice. Certificate of particpation will be avilable to CEAV members only via their CPD tracker. To enquire about membership please email Amelia on