Career counsellors assist clients identify study options that meet their
interests, goals and strengths. They also provide guidance on career pathways
that stem from different tertiary courses. Most universities and
TAFE offer career
counselling services for students and potential students. There are also private
career counsellors that will help you define your career goals and a develop a
plan of how to meet those goals. Private career counsellors charge for their
services. Many large recruitment agencies also provide career services. The
advantage of career counselling is that it will assist you make informed
decisions regarding tertiary study and where it will lead.
To find out about career counselling services offered by university and
TAFE log onto their
website and search under 'career services' or contact the tertiary provider. The
services offered by private career counsellors can be located in the white pages
under 'career coaching'.