Career Development, Assessment & Counselling

Career Development, Assessment & Counselling

CDAAC is the commercial arm of the Careers and Counselling Service at TAFE NSW in the Illawarra region. It provides professional career development, career assessment and counselling services to both internal (TAFE NSW students and staff) and external customers.

Leaving School – what next?

Thinking of leaving school, but not sure what to do next or how to go about getting your dream job? TAFE NSW's ‘Leaving School – What Next?’ program can help you make the right decision.

Group Career Development Program, currently offered at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Shellharbour and Moss Vale.

The program provides Career Assessments and information on available career and training pathways. The service is delivered by highly skilled career counsellors using effective, proven techniques which increase the opportunity for you to determine realistic and attainable employment goals.

The program will provide you with a:

  • A Career Assessment to identify suitable careers and courses based on your interests and skills
  • Information on available career and training pathways

Cost: Free

Duration: 2 hours

The program is run by TAFE NSW’s highly-experienced and qualified career counsellors – who have tertiary qualifications in psychology.

Individual Career Assessments

The career assessment counselling service will be delivered by TAFE NSW's highly skilled career counsellors using effective, proven techniques which increase the opportunity for the client to determine realistic and attainable employment goals.

Individual Career Assessments are available to the general public as well as agencies supporting people to return to work.

There are two strands of this service available:

1)       Basic Career Assessment:

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: $99 (includes GST)

Inclusions: Client interview, a formal Career Assessment using a evidence-based career assessment tool and a summary report outlining possible career and course options.

2)       Comprehensive Career Assessment:

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: $198 (includes GST)

Inclusions: Comprehensive interview with the client, a formal Career Assessment using a evidence-based career assessment tool, a review of labor market opportunities for the chosen career area and identification of a range of suitable course options in line with the agreed career goal.

Other Services

1) Resume Preparation

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: $88 (includes GST)

2) Interview Preparation and Job Seeking  Skills

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: $88 (includes GST)

If you would like to access any of these career services please contact: Lisa Whitbread-Fox or Glenn Fairweather on 131 601.