Careers Counsellor

Careers Counsellors provide individuals and groups with information about career choices and assist individuals with self-development.

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    Overview

    Careers Counsellors provide individuals and groups with information about career choices and assist individuals with self-development.

    Day-to-day

    • works with clients on career, study and employment options by obtaining and examining information relevant to their abilities and needs
    • provides information and resources to assist clients with job-seeking skills.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become a Careers Counsellor

    • You usually need a formal qualification in career development to work as a Careers Counsellor. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways. A University qualification provides industry recognition at the professional level and a VET qualification provides industry recognition at the para-professional level.

      Take a Certificate IV in Career Development

      Take a Certificate IV in Employment Services

    • Registration with the state or territory teaching board is required to teach in schools.

    Skills employers are looking for

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