Certificate in Career Development and Academic Advising
As a career development practitioner or academic advisor, providing information, advice and guidance to help individuals navigate transitions in education, work and life-balance is vibrant and rewarding work. This certificate is intended for practitioners working with career, employment, or immigration agencies, and academic/student services staff in secondary or post-secondary institutions.
You will gain theoretical foundations, communication and helping skills to facilitate, motivate and work successfully with a diverse population. Specialization courses will allow you to focus your studies on the area(s) of personal interest and relevance based on the context and clientele you work with. Optional courses from the professional management, adult learning, marketing and other related fields will provide further opportunities for development of professional and interpersonal skills.
New and aspiring advisors, or those looking for more in-depth knowledge and skills in facilitating learning and creating/administering programs for adult learners, would be better served to take the 300-hour Certificate in Adult Learning specializing in Career and Academic Advising.
This certificate aligns with the education criteria for the Certified Career Development (CCDP) designation.
This program is perfect if you…
- Work, or aspire to work, as a student advisor in an academic setting, an employment/career counsellor, or an advisor working with newcomers to Canada
- Are pursuing the CCDP designation
- Enjoy online learning
This Certificate Program is delivered in a virtual format:
Fall 2023 start date: September 5, 2023
Use this link to learn more about this program: https://conted.ucalgary.ca/public/category/courseCategoryCertificateProfile.do?method=load&certificateId=45197004
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