Version Effective: 21st of May, 2021
Version Effective: 21st of May, 2021

PDC89939 - The Next Step

Course Details

Course Summary

In this micro-credential students will focus on exploring their own expectations of finishing school while preparing for some of the challenges moving into post-school education, training or employment may bring. They will consider the value of education as they prepare to enter the adult world.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however this micro-credential is aimed at high school students.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.
Study Area
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

In this micro-credential students will focus on exploring their own expectations of finishing school while preparing for some of the challenges moving into post-school education, training or employment may bring. They will consider the value of education as they prepare to enter the adult world.

Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

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.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Micro-credential Structure

2 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand how societal needs and economic conditions influence the nature and structure of work
  2. Reflect on the consequences of choosing a career path
  3. Review, refine and/or develop a revised or new personal action plan based on self-reflection, feedback from a parent/carer, mentor, teacher or peers
  4. Link lifelong learning to the career building process
  5. Identify and analyse the skills and capacities needed for 21st century work, including employability and lifelong learning skills.
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