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Career Advisor Training:

Career Advisor Training: Advanced (CAT: Advanced) offers a robust curriculum in combination with applicable skills-training exercises to teach participants how they can effectively guide students and adults towards a meaningful career path.

Professional Development, Your Way.


Available asynchronously,
individuals can complete the
CAT: Advanced program on whatever schedule works best while engaging with our built-in knowledge checks along the way.

Private Courses

Organizations interested in enrolling multiple participants in the CAT: Advanced program at one time can request private group training led by ICAD's own instructors offered in  online, hybrid, or in-person.

 Included Topics for CAT: Advanced

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& Career Planning

 Addresses types of assessments used in career planning and provides guidance on preparation
and interpretation. 

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Information in 
Career Planning

Teaches the career planning process and the wealth of information that supports it to assist clients in making educated career choices.

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Using Technology
in Career Planning

Addresses the role of technology in career planning and examines the multitude of types that can
be leveraged. 

Career Development
& Choice Theory

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Reviews the foundational theories in the field of career development to maximize
your impact.  

Ethical Considerations 
in Career Advising

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Addresses the vital role ethics play in career advising by reviewing case studies and more to effectively work with clients. 

 Employability Skills
in Career Advising

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Reviews job-search strategies and documents to share with job seekers, including resume and cover letter creation.

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Covers the foundational topic of helping skills essential for forming and maintaining relationships with your clients. 

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Conducting Effective
Group Work

 Covers how to effectively lead group career advising sessions. These skills are essential for maximizing your reach as a career advisor. 

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Program Planning
in Career Advising

Teaches you how to effectively plan, deliver, and evaluate career development programs to use
with clients. 


“There are so many valuable things that I have learned from this course that I will be taking with me into not just my work life, but into my daily life.”

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ICAD Benefits

Learn on Your Time

ICAD courses allow for maximum flexibility. Choose our self-paced courses to learn on your own time, or register for a private cohort to enjoy a guided course with a live instructor. 

Knowledge to Succeed

Earn Industry Recognition

When you complete a career advising training course with ICAD, you can feel confident in the strategies and knowledge you have to guide the individuals you advise.

Individuals that complete the ICAD Career Advisor Training: Advanced course may apply to receive the IACA Credential via the globally recognized International Association of Career Advisors.

Advance Your Career.

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