Career Development Information Officer
|Career Development Information Officer||Occupational Certificate: Career Development Information Officer|
|NQF Level 5, Credits 120|
|SAQA Qual ID: 96372|
|QCTO Curr Code: 242301001|
A Career Development Information Officer provides individuals and groups with information about career choices and how to access their careerpaths that will empower them to make informed career related decisions.
NQF Level 5
*Provide career development information to individual clients so as to empower them to make informed career development decisions.
As stated in the Framework for Cooperation in the provision of Career Development (Information, Advice and Guidance) Services in South Africa, dated October 2012, the development of a skilled and capable workforce to support an inclusive growth path is an accepted national priority.
This qualification is presented in support of the framework, especially with reference to the stated need for the establishment of standards of competence for persons delivering career development related services. As no formal registered qualification or competency standards exist for persons delivering Career Development Information Services in South Africa, this qualification seeks to address this.
A large number of persons will have to be trained to meet the national demand for Career Development Information Officers. The immediate demand is estimated at some 10 000 beneficiaries from government institutions such as schools, relevant government departments and educational institutions.
This qualification will also serve the needs of Non-Governmental Organisations and private initiatives that provide career development information services to their clients.