Stay ahead of the pack in the rapidly changing world of employment and careers with a graduate qualification.
Career development is a profession with opportunities in every industry and at all levels, from government and business to individuals. As the nature of work and employment continues to change, having a graduate qualification can transform your career and open up new opportunities.
We speak with Career Development expert Judy Heard on the top three reasons to study the Graduate Diploma in Careers Education and Development.
Get an edge in employment
It used to be that a graduate certificate qualification gave you professional status in the industry and helped you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs. Now, so many practitioners hold this qualification that it has become a minimum requirement.
What’s going to help you stand out from the crowd in applying for career development roles today? The Graduate Diploma is a specialist qualification that few other practitioners have, which gives you a genuine edge in employability. It demonstrates to employers that you are serious about the field, are committed to learning and have skills in Career Industry Council of Australia competency specialisations that other candidates don’t.
With a Graduate Diploma, you will truly stand out from the crowd.
Keep up with the constantly changing world of work
Career development is no longer confined to assisting clients in managing their careers. It is now a partnership that sees you work with clients to create their own career path.
Being able to guide clients through rapid change and the ability to transition between life roles and work opportunities are now basic skills for most career development practitioners.
The Graduate Diploma provides you with the theoretical know-how and practical skills to keep up with industry changes and demands.
Open up your own career opportunities
Are you curious about career development and want to dive deeper into the world of theory to inform your practice? The Graduate Diploma will broaden your knowledge and allow you to bring new insights into the areas of practice you are passionate about.
You can improve your skills, share your knowledge with others and build innovative programs to meet your clients’ needs, all while making yourself an indispensable asset to employers.
Story: Bradley Dixon