Career Development Practitioner

Career Development Practitioner

Career development practitioners help people of all ages to manage learning and work throughout their life. They provide information, advice and assistance relating to a wide range of matters, such as career planning and management, personal development and looking for work. 

Career Development Practitioner

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $962

Where you could work:

  • Education                                            Schools, TAFE, Universities
  • Employment Services                         Gen-Z Employment   

Career Development Practitioner do the following tasks:

  • Use various assessment tools to help people identify their interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities, as well as work and lifestyle preferences, and relate them to the world of work
  • Counsel individuals on education and career options
  • Develop and deliver career education and work training programs
  • Help students find work experience placements
  • Help clients with jobseeking strategies, writing résumés and applications and developing interview skills and career portfolios
  • Assist clients to market their capabilities to potential employers
  • Assist clients to balance work with family needs
  • Help clients to navigate career transitions
  • Provide an information and referral service on education, training and employment opportunities
  • Consult with teachers, community groups, government agencies, businesses and medical practitioners
  • Prepare reports and maintain client records
  • Undertake research in areas relevant to their professional roles.