A career counselling process typically follows the process identified below, although many variations can occur depending on your circumstances and needs.

  1. Meet with the career counsellor to learn about the process and clarify your goals.
  2. Enhance self-understanding, which may include identifying relevant life, educational and work experiences, as well as completing some assessments to help clarify your interests, abilities, values and personal preferences.
  3. Generate career options that could be a good fit for you.
  4. Gather information about career options, which may include day-to-day work activities, job availability and location, trends and wages, and educational and training requirements.
  5. Make decisions and plans based on what is best for you.
  6. Take action, which includes following through on your plan so you can achieve your career goals; monitor and adjust your plans as needed.

Career counselling service fees

There may be a fee charged for the assessment tools used during the career counselling session.