Careers Counsellor

Overview

Provides individuals and groups with information about career choices and assists individuals with self-development.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks

  • working with clients on career, study and employment options by obtaining and examining information relevant to their abilities and needs
  • providing information and resources to assist clients with job-seeking skills
  • assessing client needs in relation to treatment for drug and alcohol abuse
  • conducting counselling interviews with individuals, couples and family groups
  • assisting the understanding and adjustment of attitudes, expectations and behaviour to develop more effective interpersonal and marital relationships
  • presenting alternative approaches and discussing potential for attitude and behaviour change
  • consulting with clients to develop rehabilitation plans taking account of vocational and social needs
  • contributing information, understanding and advice on the learning and behaviour of students, especially those with special needs, and assisting parents and teachers in dealing with these needs
  • may work in a call centre

Alternative Titles

  • Careers Adviser

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

6 courses found.

Course name Providers
CHC81315: Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice
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CHC41215: Certificate IV in Career Development
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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CHC41115: Certificate IV in Employment Services
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Traineeship
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10766NAT: Certificate IV in Wellbeing Science
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10653NAT: Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing
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10651NAT: Advanced Diploma of Meaning Centred Therapy (Logotherapy) Studies
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