Education and Career Guidance

Career Guidance Resources

Most schools, TAFEs and Universities have career guidance counsellors (or career development practitioners) and there are many private counsellors. These counsellors or practitioners assist people make job and study decisions, plan career transitions or find career information.

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Career Development Association of Australia

The Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) is Australia’s largest and only cross-sectoral association of career development professionals who work in a diverse range of roles, delivering services in industry, government, education, employment programs and community organisations.

Career development practitioners provide services that help people manage their careers, make occupational and study decisions, plan career transitions and find career information. Our members assist individuals and organisations to prepare for their futures by making informed decisions about career and workforce development.

Web link  http://www.cdaa.org.au
Call  1800 222 390
Email  info@cdaa.org.au

Department of Education and Early Childhood

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development offers learning and development support, services and resources for all Victorians, from birth through to adulthood.

Web link  http://www.education.vic.gov.au/
Call  03 9637 2000; Toll Free 1800 809 834
Email  edline@edumail.vic.gov.au

Graduate Careers Australia

Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) is the leading authority on graduate employment issues in Australia. We use this position to foster employment and career opportunities for graduates, in association with the higher education sector, government and business.

GCA produces a range of graduate-related publications and research that informs students, employers and careers practitioners about industry and salary trends, graduate employment opportunities and career development.

Web link  http://www.graduatecareers.com.au/CareerPlanningandResources/
Call  03 9605 3700
Email  info@graduatecareers.com.au

myfuture

myfuture is a joint initiative of Australian, state and territory governments. myfuture is Australia's national career information and exploration service, helping people to make career decisions, plan career pathways and manage work transitions.

On the myfuture website you'll find:

  • My Guide, a career exploration tool. You can personalise My Guide to help you choose a career direction and plan your future
  • detailed career information about occupations, industries, education and training providers, courses and programs
  • information about career development, choosing school subjects, getting a job, starting your own business, working overseas and many other topics.
  • links to other useful websites.

Web link  http://www.myfuture.edu.au/

Open Universities Australia

Open Universities Australia provides career advice & online readiness tools to help in searching for the right career choice.

Web link  http://www.open.edu.au/career-advice/
Call  1300 328 598

Your Career Guide Australia

Your Career Guide Australia offers Australian students career information and guidance to help make the right career choice.

Web link  http://www.yourcareerguide.com.au/
Call  02 9477 3511
Email  production@setform.com.au

Youth Central

Youth Central is the Victorian Government's website for young people aged 12-25, filled to overflowing with great information and articles about:

  • How to find a job
  • Your study options
  • Moving out of home
  • Getting your drivers license
  • Travelling around Australia or overseas
  • Managing your money
  • Your rights as a young Victorian
  • The latest release in movies, CDs and games
  • People who are doing interesting things and making stuff happen

Web link  http://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/