- Course Code: UKVC19CPL
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £99.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Choosing the right career path is essential, because it is what you are going to be doing for the rest of your working life. Many times, people choose the wrong career and become bored, listless or quit their job because they can’t do it anymore. If you are just starting out or considering what courses to take in college, now is the time to determine what career is best for you and why. If you have been in your career for a long time and want to make a change, you can also use this career planning course to help you determine what career is best for you and why.
This course gives you an introduction to various careers and how to select the right one for your needs. The first module addresses the various career sectors available and jobs within those sectors. Our second module focuses on how to choose the right career and take the steps to attain that career over time.
You Will Learn:
- The different career options available to you
- What you might be good at depending on your skills
- The skills that employers look for
- How to determine strengths and weaknesses (and how to improve them)
- Questions to ask yourself to determine the right career for you
- How to research career paths
- How to create a SMART goals list and create an action plan
Benefits of Taking This Course
- Learn about career sectors and the various careers within them
- Learn what skills employers desire
- Learn to determine your weaknesses and how to improve them
- Learn what steps to take to find the right career for you (including educational requirements)
- Learn what things might hinder your success or make it more challenging
- Learn that it is ok to change your career path or goals as often as needed to find the right fit for you
Who can take the Career Planning Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 2 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 2 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 2 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Career Planning Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.