•  Development and delivery of careers services for Victorian schools – focus on secondary, developmental, and community-based schools
  •  Understanding and using career education frameworks
  • Development of career education curriculum junior, middle and senior school
  • A day in the life of a career practitioner
  • Role and responsibilities of career practitioners – Career Industry Council of Australia Industry Standards
  • Using labour market data effectively – students, teachers, and parents
  • 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

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.