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Course Objectives

The programme, based on the curriculum by the National Career Development Association (NCDA), an internationally recognized career development agency, is designed to equip participants with the knowledge to help their clients make informed career decisions; skills and techniques to help their clients be aware of their own career goals and preferences; and competencies to conduct career coaching, mentoring and facilitation. 

What You Will Learn

At the end of the training, participants will be equipped with the 12 core competencies of a career coach as laid out by the NCDA curriculum: 

  • Career Development Theory and Application – Understand fundamentals in career development theories, models and techniques that would help to apply to lifelong development, gender, age and different ethnic backgrounds 
  • Labour Market Information and Resources – Understand labour market and occupational information and trends 
  • Helping skills – Proficiency in basic career facilitation process which includes cultivating productive interpersonal relationships 
  • Assessment – Understand and apply formal and informal career development assessments, with an emphasis on relating appropriate ones to the population served. 
  • Employability skills – Know job search strategies and placement techniques, especially in working with specific groups 
  • Training clients and peers – prepare and develop materials for training programmes and presentations 
  • Diverse Populations – recognize special needs of various group sand adapt services to meet their needs 
  • Ethical Issues – ethical guidelines that guide career coaching services 
  • Programme Management/Implementation – Understand career development programmes and their implementation 
  • Promotion and Public Relations – Outreach and marketing for career development programmes
  • Technology – The role of career information and technological resources in career planning
  • Consultation – Business services and employer relations 

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Abundanz Consulting Pte Ltd (previously Abundanz Enterprise) was established in 2005 with the purpose of training and developing people in their growth as a person or an organization. Abundanz started by offering Social and Emotional Learning workshops to secondary school students & teachers, professional development trainings to allied educators and executive training. 

Currently, Abundanz is a forerunner in providing credible and up to date career development trainings and resources to career practitioners in Singapore. By the strength of strategic international partners, Abundanz is able to carry renown programs and products to support the works of these career practitioners. 

Abundanz’s deep understanding of industry together with their team of career educators and career coaches supply career preparatory and life skills workshops for local Professional, Managers, Executives and Technicians as well as transition workshops for Public Service Division. 

Course Information At A Glance
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Application Period8 Oct to 13 Dec ​2020
Course Date13 Jan to 5 Mar 2021
Class Time

9am to 5pm.
(On top of the day classes, evening webinar sessions could also be held for consultations with participants) 
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Assessment/ Award

In-class assessments.
Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass assessments.

Further Accreditations Available 

Upon completion of this course, participants are eligible to apply for the following credentials (local and overseas): 

a) Certified Career Practitioner (CSP) by WSG Career Development Framework (Assessment Pathway Only) 

b) Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) by National Career Development Association 

c) Professional Member of the Career Development Association of Singapore (CDAS) 

Course Fees

Full course fee: $4,280
Singaporeans & Permanent Residents: $1,284
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years & above: $484
Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents sponsored by SME: $484

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

For more information on other subsidies, please click    here.

SkillsFuture Credit Eligibility Eligible (NP_SC134)

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Course   Requirements
Participants for the course must be prepared to fulfil these course requirements: 
  • Attend 3 days of Face-to-face webinars (13 – 15th Jan 2021)
  • Attend 4 evening webinars (20th Jan, 3rd Feb, 17th Feb, 3rd Mar)
  • Fulfil weekly e-learning, readings, reflections & self-assessments
  • Submit Video recordings of a career coaching session
  • Submit 1 Capstone project 

Who should take this course?
  • College/School/University Career Counsellor
  • Private Practice Career Counsellor
  • School Counsellor
  • Human Resource Professional
  • Talent Management Coaches
  • Career Coaches
  • Educators
  • Government/Military and Corrections Counsellors
  • Workforce Development Personnel
  • Youth Workers 
  • Social Service Workers
  • and other Career Service Providers
  • Personal active and regular participation in competitive sport, exercise, or physical activities

  • Note: Course participants are expected to access to a wifi-enabled notebook or ipad during the entire course