JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

ED5865 - Career Development Portfolio

Credit points: 6
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Education (pre 2015)

Available only to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Career Development. (Students are strongly encouraged to complete ED5853 and ED5862 before or concurrent with ED5865. This is because ED5865 builds on content in ED5862 and ED5853.)

This subject provides students with a working understanding of the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners. Students will address key practices required to maintain high quality professional standards including career development theory, the labour market, ethical practice, catering for diversity, and maintaining up-to-date information and resource management.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the ethical standards that guide the work of career development practitioners and be able to apply these to diverse populations;
  • become critically aware of the theoretical base that underpins and is used to inform the work of career development practitioners and how it applies to the labour market;
  • ability to develop systematic, efficient, effective and up- to-date information and resource management skills for career development;
  • ability to address the practices required to maintain professional standards in the work of career development practitioner.


External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Paul Pagliano.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: satisfactory completion of a career development portfolio.

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face teaching dates to be advised)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Paul Pagliano
Lecturer: Mr Timothy Hsi.
Assessment: satisfactory completion of a career development portfolio.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.