Unit 1: Education and Career

ECVET Points: 36

Learning outcome 1:




 The knowledge of education, training, and employment trends; labour market information and resources that provide information about job tasks, functions, salaries, requirements and future outlooks related fields and occupations.

 Knowledge of methods of good use of computer-based career information delivery systems and computer-assisted career guidance systems to help with career planning.


 Knowledge of special services and supporting structures (public and private) for different interest groups (e.g. young people, students, adult job seekers, drop outs, immigrants, returners, start-ups...)

 Skills to search local and national labour market as to collect information on employability of different occupations.

 Skills to evaluate and see the advantages and disadvantages of different computer based career delivery systems.

 Being able to identify clients' training needs to advance their career.

 Being able to provide relevant information on specific fields of study/training.

 Being able to use computer-based career information delivery systems and computer-assisted career guidance systems efficiently.

Learning outcome 2:
Career Development Program; Management, and Implementation




 Knowledge of designing career development programs in organization he/she works in.

 Knowledge of needs assessment and evaluation techniques and practices.

 Knowledge of professional standards and criteria for career development programs.

 Knowledge of societal trends and state legislation that influence the development and implementation of career development programs.

 Knowledge of planning public relation campaign.

 Train youth about the appropriate use of computer-based systems for career information and planning.

 Escalate public relations campaign in behalf of career development activities and services

 Being able to implement and administer career development programs for youth.

 Implement individual and group programs in career development for specified youth groups.

 Plan, organize, and manage a comprehensive career resource centre for youths.

Learning outcome 3:
Career Development Theory




 Knowledge of counselling theories and techniques, and models.

 Knowledge of individual differences related to gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and physical and mental capacities.

 Knowledge of theoretical models for career development and associated counselling and information-delivery techniques and resources.

 Knowledge of human growth and development throughout the life span.

 Knowledge of role relationships which facilitate life-work planning.

 Knowledge of changing roles of men and women in the society and the implications that has for career, education and family life.

 Skills to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of different career related theories.

 Skills to choose particular techniques from different theories which are suitable for special client groups.

 Being able to use counselling techniques, and models appropriate for youths related to career planning and placement.

 Being able to help clients by using changing roles of men and women.

Learning outcome 4:
Knowledge of supervision models and theories




 Knowledge of supervision models and theories.

 Recognize own limitations as a career counsellor and to seek supervision when appropriate.

 Skills to utilize supervision on a regular basis to maintain and improve counsellor skills.

 Skills to consult with supervisors and colleagues regarding client and counselling issues and issues related to one’s own professional development as a career counsellor.

 Competency to provide effective supervision to career counsellors at different levels of experience.

 Further training in competences, including interpretation of assessment instruments.

 Monitoring and mentoring their activities in support of professional career counsellor; and scheduling regular consultations for the purpose of reviewing their activities.

Learning outcome 5:
Ethical/Legal Issues




 Knowledge of current ethical and legal issues which affect the practice of career

 counselling with all populations. Knowledge of their roles, competencies, and ethical standards.

 Knowledge of current ethical/legal issues with regard to the use of computer-assisted career guidance systems.

 Skills to comprehend differences between complying with ethical issues or not.

 Skills to clearly explain ethical rules and legal issues to the clients.

 Adherence to ethical codes and standards relevant to the profession of career counselling.


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