In the modern Australian economy, on average, most workers will have five to seven career moves in a lifetime if they aspire to update or advance their skills and qualifications, or switch careers. To ensure people have the tools and support to manage their own career, quality career guidance has never been more important or valuable.
The following resources and frameworks help to provide valuable guidance, advice and support to help young people and adults make informed career decisions.
Guidance for career program development
The Australian Blueprint for Career Development is a framework that can be used to design, implement and evaluate career development programs for young people and adults.
Use the following resources to add to either your career development program or for services for young people or adults.
Infographics: Quick tips for your job hunt
Download simple and easy advice and job market information based on the Australian Jobs 2021 report. Find out what employers are looking for, tips to nail your application, and how to prepare for the future.
Career industry bodies
Access a wide range of resources to support you as a career practitioner.
Is the national peak body for the career industry in Australia. It represents national, state and territory career practitioner organisations and provides professional standards for Australian career development practitioners.
International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy (ICCDPP) (External website, Opens in new window)
Shares information on how to develop policies and systems to improve career development services.
CEDEFOP – The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training(External website, Opens in new window)
Is one of the European Union’s (EU) agencies for vocational education and training (VET). It supports EU member states, social partners, education and training researchers, practitioners and providers to promote and develop VET.