A Career Development Information Officer (CDIO) is qualified to inform groups and individuals about their career development and career pathing. CDIOs also provide guidance and counselling regarding career planning and decision making.
The only formal, registered qualification for delivering Career Development Information Services in South Africa.
On completion of this NQF Level 5 Occupational Certificate, a graduate will be qualified to practice as a Career Development Information Officer (CDIO).
SAQA Qualification ID 96372
NQF Level 5
Learning Platforms: Fully online and blended options available
Entry Requirements: NQF Level 4
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Yes
Duration: One year (full-time) or extended period (part-time)
Learner Induction / Orientation: Yes
Digital Learning - Beyond Traditional Education
The CDIO qualification is offered on a fully digital platform where lecturers actively collaborate with students through an online Learner Management System (LMS).
Access learning content anywhere anytime, study full or part time
This qualification consists of theory/knowledge modules, practical skills modules and work experience modules:
Module 1: Introduction to Career Development Practice and Concepts
Module 2: Applied Communication Concepts
Module 3: National Structures, Laws and Policies
Module 4: Career Development Theory and Concepts
Module 5: Careers and Study Options
Practical Skills Component
Module 1: Provide assistance to clients to enable them to make informed career related decisions
Module 2: Facilitate information sharing processes with groups that will assist with career related decisions
Module 3: Maintain an efficient and effective career information service
Work Experience Component
Module 1: Individual career development information sharing processes
Module 2: Group career development information sharing events
Module 3: Maintenance of efficient effective career information services
Dedicated facilitation team to support
students throughout the course
Access to industry experts for subject
Instant message board for quick answers
Chat room to engage with peers
Assessment feedback and exam preparation
Career and placement advice and
Work readiness and job search programme
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