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PDC71381 - Clever Career Planning

Course Details

Course Summary

Setting career goals gives you vision and motivation for your future. This online micro-credential will explore the four stages of career planning and practical strategies for setting and achieving your career goals. Through the completion of a career profiling tool, you will examine the alignment of your interests with various occupations and career paths. Applying this career information will help you to design a relevant career path.

Students who successfully complete the set of 9 micro-credentials* developed from the unit SKIL40025 Preparation Skills for University, (which forms part of the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following micro-credentials:

1. Effective Study Habits for Higher Education

2. Personality Types and Learning Styles

3. Critical Thinking

4. Finding and Evaluating Scholarly Research

5. Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing

6. Enhancing your Oral Presentation Skills

7. Assessment Strategies and Brain-Based Learning

8. Clever Career Planning

9. Preparing for Success in Higher Education: Assessment Module.

This online micro-credential provides a creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

If you are interested in taking this micro-credential, please email the Program Manager for eligibility criteria and access.

Study Area
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Creative, Performing and Visual Arts
  • Education and Humanities
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health
  • Information Technology and Digital Media
  • Mining and Energy
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
  • Science and Environment
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • General Education and Training
  • Personal Services
  • Public Sector
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential provides students with information, skills and strategies to help them succeed in higher education. These skills are transferable to contexts beyond study. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Students who successfully complete the set of 9 micro-credentials* developed from the unit SKIL40025 Preparation Skills for University, (which forms part of the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following micro-credentials:

1. Effective Study Habits for Higher Education

2. Personality Types and Learning Styles

3. Critical Thinking

4. Finding and Evaluating Scholarly Research

5. Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing

6. Enhancing your Oral Presentation Skills

7. Assessment Strategies and Brain-Based Learning

8. Clever Career Planning

9. Preparing for Success in Higher Education: Assessment Module.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Course Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the four stages of career planning, and what stage you are within this process

2. Evaluate the types of careers you are suited to, based on profiling tools

3. Use online websites to research occupation information for careers of interest

4. Interact with the online CQUni Handbook to locate relevant information about programs of study.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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