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Career Development Skill Set


A good career development counsellor can do more than get someone a job, they can have a massive impact. 


In addition, you can boost your own career along the way, augmenting your existing skill set and strengthening your practise, making you more valuable to clients and employers.


As job markets undergo increasingly rapid change demand for astute career guidance will expand, making this course an ideal add-on to your existing skill set.



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Already in HR or recruitment? Looking to strengthen your client offering and expand the scope of your practice? Are you a PLP teacher or school based career counsellor looking to Increase your skill level and update your knowledge?


Here at Interskills, we understand the employment/career space well. In tandem with our parent company WISE Employment, it’s our core business. That’s how we know that career mentoring skills are specific and powerful. 


This course is designed with that skill set in mind. It will ground you in the core knowledge and competencies required to move into career development practice.

Job Roles

This qualification covers workers who provide a range of programs and services to individuals and groups of clients and employers to support them in planning their career and/or locating, securing and maintaining suitable employment.


This skill set is appropriate for workers already holding a relevant professional or vocational qualification for application in areas such as:

  • School career advice and VET in Schools work
  • Human resources, education and training and industry specialisation.

Delivery Mode

  • Online
  • Classroom
  • Full time – up to 6 months
  • Part time – up to 12 months


Assessment may consist of

  • written answers to questions 
  • role plays
  • project
  • holistic assessment
  • recognition of prior learning


Evidence may be 

  • written 
  • audio recordings
  • video recordings
  • observation
  • Zoom recording
  • interview
  • documents 


Note that part of the practical assessment for this unit is assessed during the holistic assessment. You must successfully pass the holistic assessment to achieve an outcome of “competent” for this unit.

Entry requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.


All students will engage in a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) activity to evaluate potential support requirements. Students who are funded are required to complete an alternative and similar activity. 


Students may need to obtain a police clearance to work in certain circumstances – eg in a school.


Course consists of 6 units. Assessment activities will include holistic assessment activities. 

CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships


Work legally and ethically

CHCECD001 Analyse and apply information that supports employment and career development

CHCECD008 Deliver services consistent with a career development framework


Conduct career guidance interviews


Provide support to people in career transition


Fees vary due to government funding options available for some courses. Please contact us to confirm course fees.

Options may include:

  • Fee for Service
  • Concession
  • SkillingSA
  • Smart and Skilled


  • Full Time – up to 12 months
  • Part Time – up to 24 months

Why this course

Useful everywhere

The skills you’ll learn in hospitality are highly transferable and can support you while you are studying or travelling.

Continued growth

No matter how the worldwide economy is doing, the growth trend of the hospitality industry will not slow down.

All about diversity

Enrich your skills, experiences, & knowledge about other countries and cultures by meeting many different people in hospitality.

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