1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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2513-17 Careers Counsellor

Advises individuals and groups about career choices and assists individuals with self-development.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • provides information and resources to assist clients with job-seeking skills
  • assists clients to develop awareness about career options by obtaining and examining information relevant to their abilities and needs
  • maintains careers and labour market information
  • analyses vocational information, explains alternatives and suggests possible courses of action
  • may organise interview programs, surveys and careers displays
  • may assist with special courses or community awareness programs
  • may maintain job registers and refer clients to employers

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