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Life Skills and Career Program Development Coach Diploma

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  • Objectives
    The Life Skills and Career Development diploma program provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to facilitate and coach all components of life management and career development.
  • Practical experience
    There are practical courses associated with the program.
  • Academic Title
    Life Skills and Career Program Development Coach Diploma
  • Course description
    Course Descriptions

    Foundations of Career Development
    Examine the overall practice of career development with emphasis on understanding the foundational theories and development of eclectic, structural and process approaches to career development.

    Introduction to Counselling Principles and Ethics in Career Development

    Analyze the basic tenets of counselling with an emphasis on the approach and guidelines for counselling and ethical decision making.

    Career Counselling and Coaching Techniques

    Focus on strategies to deal effectively with obstacles clients face in order to make a successful transition into or back into the workforce.

    Developing Essential Competencies for Life/Work
    Build on personal capacity that help clients develop the essential competencies needed to be successful in their work and in their daily life.

    Work Search Strategies
    Explore specific skills and information required in successful job search, with an emphasis on résumé development, cover letters and interview techniques.

    Individual Career Development Planning
    Explore avenues of self-discovery and personal inventories used to identify transferable skills and their importance to career choice.

    Program Supervision
    Apply the norms and standards that stabilize work groups and gain an understanding of program management functions and the roles and responsibilities of program leadership.

    Creating a Learning Environment for Adults
    Examine the role of career development coaches in providing a diverse and flexible set of courses and processes to accommodate individuals and their needs.

    Resources and Tools for Career Development
    Develop knowledge and skills in using the resources available to the Career Development Coach including formal/informal assessment instruments, and educational planning tools.

    Career Development in the Workplace
    Explore the changing demographics of workers and the resources required to assist employees to make critical career decisions. Develop and assess a professional portfolio.

    Practicum
    Prerequisites: Foundations of Career Development, Career Counselling and Coaching Techniques, Work Search Strategies, Individual Career Planning and Resources and Tools for Career Development
    The practicum experience provides you with an opportunity to integrate their learning into practice. The work focus is on the professional development of the practitioner.

    Introduction to e-Portfolio (if not previously completed)
    This course introduces you to e-portfolio philosophy and software. Create and maintain an e-portfolio that emphasizes your personal, educational, and career goals.

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