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3 Day Career Coaching, Counselling and Assessment 2019

3 Day Career Coaching, Counselling and Assessment 2019
Career Counselling, Coaching & Assessment Adelaide
3 Day Workshop 2019

There are limited opportunities to complete the 3-day in 2019. If you want or need to attend this course, please do not delay in booking the Adelaide course, as this could be your only opportunity this year

Adelaide October 8 - 10 2019


Our 3-day Career Coaching, Counselling and Assessment Course has been running continuously 16 years. It was developed as a practical course that shared much of the wisdom found in Jim's Masters Level courses in Vocational Psychology and Career Development.

GRADUATES - THIS COURSE COUNTS 25% TOWARD a CICA endorsed Grad Cert in Career Development at ACU.

Previously approved for 18.5 Australian Psychological society PD Hours under their old system and 15 hours CDAA PD

The course is taught entirely by Dr Jim Bright to small groups (typically around 10 - 15, maximum around 20). It provides a broad introduction to many of the key concepts and practices in Career Counselling, Career Coaching and Vocational Assessment. Participants receive a very generous pack of resources worth over $700 to accompany and support their learning including the following:

  • a 300 page workbook containing a series of articles, papers and inventories, plus copies of the training slides and extensive references
  • four career development books published by Jim Bright
  • two complete Vocational Tests including question booklets, profile sheets and full manuals

This is a course for professionals looking:
To offer Career Counselling, Coaching and Assessment services to your clients, college, school or company
To develop new skills, or update your training with the latest developments
For an intensive course delivered by a subject matter authority
For a course that is based on evidence of best practise published in the leading international journals

Key Features

• Evidence-based - incorporating Jim's research and teaching in careers, jobs, stress, learning and training since 1990
• Bringing together over 25 years of professional experience in training, client management and careers.
• Intensive, Practical, and fun
• Opportunities for one-to-one coaching on your own career issues.
• Extensive course materials including

o 4 books (Brilliant CV, Chaos Theory of Careers, You're Hired: Online Job Hunting and Stress Smart)

o Extensive Course notes (over 300 pages of slides, tools, techniques, papers and resources)
o 2 - complete sets of Test materials including professional manuals, answer sheets, client profile sheets and job finders books

o Total value of these materials in excess of $700
Includes morning & afternoon teas and lunch each day
Recognition toward CICA endorsed Graduate Certificate in Career Development at ACU for Graduates after completing post-course assessments

Graduates who successfully complete the optional assignments will automatically get 10 credit points (1 complete subject, Career Assessment, Theory and Job Searching ECDC603 / EDSS612) towards the Graduate Certificate or Masters in Education (Careers Development) offered by ACU. Students enrolled at other universities have also successfully applied for RPL of 25% towards their PG Cert courses.

The CICA national standards regard a Graduate Certificate as the minimum qualification for recognition as a Professional Career Development Practitioner. The ACU course is CICA endorsed.


  • Insights into how career decisions are formulated

  • Enhance clients' self-efficacy and abilities to engage in career exploration

  • Skills in providing practical job assistance advice

  • Determine clients' work rewards and vocational interests

  • Improve personal resilience working with difficult clients

  • Instil clients' with a view of work and careers that reflects current realities

  • Develop processes to assess clients with career transition

  • Go beyond simple matching approaches to careers

  • Integrate client test data with interview data to produce insightful and practical reports

  • Challenge clients' career thoughts and develop effective strategies for career transition and job applications





Career Choices: From Matching to Change

Career Counselling







How do we make career decisions? What is a career decision?

Traditional approaches to career decision-making

Alternative and contemporary approaches to career decision-making

Setting the scene, active listening, theme and pattern counselling techniques


Job Applications, Selection Criteria and Interviews

Career Coaching







Preparing clients to present to employers. Personal and organisational research

Written applications, use of narrative techniques, evidence-based approaches, Interview behaviour

Solution-focussed and cognitive behavioural approaches to clients

Looking for patterns and the appropriate use of goal setting, self-limiting behaviour, overcoming barriers.


Testing Essentials

Measuring Vocational Interests

Measuring Work Rewards








What are tests,
reliability, validity,
criteria for selecting tests

Assessing vocational interests – how to do it, and how to interpret the results

Assessing motivation – how to do it and how to interpret the results


Who should attend?

This course is aimed at people new to the field of career counselling, coaching or assessment. It is also aimed at experienced practitioners who want to refresh and update their skills with the latest thinking
Who has attended in the past?
Participants have come from a wide range of backgrounds including:
Coaches and Psychologists
Human Resource Professionals from firms such as Westpac
National Rugby League Education & Welfare Managers
Schools Careers Advisors from all sectors
Career Development Coaches from Sports Teams
Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service Personnel
TAFE Counsellors, University Careers Staff
Private Practitioners, Workplace Learning Specialists
Defence Careers Transition Staff

Typical venues: Sydney CBD, Tenison Woods Hse Napier Street (North Syd), Rydges Hotel Exhibition St (Melb) or Ether Conference Centre,
CEO Conference Centre, Thebarton, Adelaide


The course is priced below the level as each ACU Grad Cert Unit, but includes over $700 of resources in the price
Rate $1950 INC GST per person


Cancellation: 1 calendar month or more before event (Training course) no cost. Between 1 calendar month and more than 11 business days (Mon - Fri) before event, 50% of the total fee for the course is payable to Bright and Associates. 11 business days or less before the event, 100% of the total fee for the course is payable to Bright and Associates. If Jim is unable to present the course due to factors outside of his control (such as illness, injury, legal duties etc), Bright and Associates will endeavour to provide as much notice as is possible and will reschedule the event to a future date or refund any monies paid at its sole discretion). Payment indicates acceptance of these terms and conditions.


ABN 98 544 523 019


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