Our Development Programs

At Careers Australia we recognise that we cannot deliver great outcomes for our students if we do not invest the time in the ongoing professional development of our staff.

Careers Australia has a dedicated Learning and Development Team who are continually working on new programs to meet the needs of our staff working in all divisions around Australia.

Our Professional Development programs are delivered both internally and by trusted industry partners and broadly fall into the three streams below:


Example courses

Educational excellence

Classroom Management, Coaching Students, Using games and activities in the classroom, Building the confidence of others

Managerial and Leadership excellence

Building a team, Finance for non-finance managers, Foundations of leadership and management, Managing constant change, Managing conflict, Strategic and operational planning, Giving constructive feedback, Interviewing skills, Succession planning

Workplace skills

Time management, Powerful presentations, Workplace resilience, Effective meetings, Emotional intelligence, Communication and collaboration, Managing your own professional development, FISH! Philosophy



​All staff also receive a subscription to the full library of personal and professional development programs available through the global online learning company Lynda.com. These engaging multimedia courses cover topics across technology, personal effectiveness, management and leadership skills, education and even a range of other courses you can do for personal interest like photography, video or music production.


velg training

​​As we are Corporate Members of Velg Training, Australia’s leading provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) professional development, if you join us as an educator, trainer, assessor or resource writer you automatically receive Velg membership. The Velg programs, updates and industry insights are delivered through newsletters, webinars and face-to-face programs. In addition to this, after successfully passing your qualifying period you will receive one paid day every year to work back inside your industry area to maintain your currency in that discipline.

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