Welcome to the Career Planning course. This course will help you to think about your strengths, interests, and skills and match them with a job and long-term career.

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Is this course for me?

Maybe you have not had your first job yet. Maybe you are re-entering the workforce. Maybe you are somewhere in between. Whatever your situation, it’s important to think about your career journey. Where are you now? Where do you want to go? How can you get there?

Career planning is an on-going process that ensures you think about your talents, skills, passions, interests, and other factors, and match them with a job or long-term career. This course has been developed to help with this process.

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How will I benefit from this course?
In this course you will learn about:

  • What career planning is
  • Why career planning is important
  • How a career is different from a job
  • How to set short and long-term goals
  • Constraints that limit you from pursuing your career
  • How to research a career you're interested in

By the end of the course you will be able to better understand your strengths, interests, skills and education, and to create a Career Development Plan.

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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 30 minutes. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.