Career Counselling, Coaching & Assessment

The latest in theory, skills & practice

NZ Registration ($1,500 NZD)
AUS Registration ($1,500 AUD)
CATE Member ($1,200 NZD)

3 Day Online Career Development Professional Learning

The importance of high quality Career Development has never been more evident. This 3 day course covering counselling, coaching and assessment is delivered by
Professor Jim Bright

The 3-day deep dive into the Career Development field with your peers is perfect for:

- Those wanting to offer Career Counselling, Coaching and Assessment services to clients, college, school or company 

- Existing practitioners keen to develop new skills and refresh their knowledge

- New and existing practitioners who want to be inspired by the latest evidence and best practice.

This course will be delivered via Zoom with lots of opportunity to network and collaborate with colleagues across Australia and New Zealand.

The course runs from 9am-3pm NZ time on each of the three days. 

Click the Get Tickets button above to register. Once registered you'll receive a link to make payment via email.

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This event is hosted by Careers & Transitions Association NZ Inc. 
Event booking and production is by BECOME Education.
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Course Overview


SESSION 1 What is 'The Future of Work' & what does it mean for Career Development?

SESSION 2 The what, why and who of Career Development.

SESSION 3 Traditional and new models of career choice. The Chaos Theory of Careers.

Alternative and contemporary approaches to career decision-making.


SESSION 1 Setting the scene, active listening,  theme and pattern counselling techniques.

SESSION 2 Solution-focussed and cognitive behavioural techniques.

SESSION 3 Goals–why and when they don’t work. Career indecision and self-limiting thinking.

SESSION 4 Working with students and parents. Unpicking bias and influence


SESSION 1 The right tool for the right job. Identifying and applying quality assessment tools.

SESSION 2 Encouraging active, divergent thinking and career exploration.
Using technology to break through resource limitations.

SESSION 3 Delivering personalised needs assessment – a  client-centred approach.

SESSION 4 Innovating & advocating for best practice in your context.


Professor Jim Bright

Professor Career Development, Australian Catholic University

Jim Bright has an international reputation as a career development professional based on his award winning innovative research, best-selling career development books and his entertaining and informative speaking and training.

Jim has over 30 years of experience in psychology and career development. He has a BA(Hons) and a PhD in Psychology. Jim has published over 500 books, chapters, journal and newspaper articles, tests and reports. He is a Fellow of both the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Career Development Association of Australia and is a Past National Chairperson of the APS College of Organisational Psychologists. He holds Australia's first specifically-named professorial appointment in career development at ACU. He is also Director of Evidence & Impact at BECOME, an innovative company reimagining careers education and guidance in schools around the world.

Jim appears regularly on radio and television with appearances on Channel 10 Studio 10, Channel 9 Today show, Channel 7 Sunrise and news, Sky Business Your Career, ABC702, Triple J, and a range of other stations around the country.

Jim writes an Opinion column every week for the Sydney Morning Herald and the Melbourne Age newspapers.

About CATE
Careers and Transition Education Association NZ Inc.

CATE is a professional organisation for people working in the fields of career and transition education

The focus of CATE is on the career education and development of youth and their transition from school into the wider world of employment, training and/or further education.

High quality careers education and development is an essential part of preparing youth for their future. Supporting learners to make informed decisions about their options is critical as this can improve their overall quality of life, sense of purpose and the contributions they make to their whanau and community.

CATE NZ supports its members by offering professional development programmes, collaboration opportunities and shared resources that ensure young people have the skills to map their career pathway and have the confidence to respond to challenging and changing circumstance as they emerge.

Date & Time

29 November, 2021

Start - 9:00 am Wednesday

1 December, 2021

End - 3:00 pm
NOTE: Shown as Host's Time Zone: NZ

Careers and Transition Education Association NZ

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