This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct career development sessions that promote well-considered career choices. It also covers applying appropriate career development theory; assisting individuals to make informed career choices; communicating professionally to promote career development outcomes; and using resources and technology to support career development sessions.
It applies to individuals seeking to conduct career development sessions in accordance with professional standards.
Careers are unique to each person and vary with specific target audiences. Career development sessions may be provided in a variety of ways given different organisational contexts, individuals involved and delivery settings. The professional expertise of the provider and their use of effective interpersonal and communication skills are central to the success of a career development session.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.