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The Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) is Australia's largest and only cross-sectoral association of career development professionals. Our members work in a diverse range of roles, delivering services in industry, government, education, employment programs and community organisations. CDAA members are dedicated to helping people manage their careers, make occupational and study decisions, plan career transitions and find career information. They also work with organisations to support career and workforce development. The Association is committed to the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners. All Associate, Professional, Fellow and Life members are assessed to ensure the requirements of qualified career professionals are evidenced. All CDAA members are bound by the Association’s Code of Ethics. To discover more about the benefits of CDAA membership, please visit the 'Become a Member' page. 

If you are seeking the assistance of a Career Development adviser, you can be confident that when you encounter a member using the CDAA Professional, Fellow or Life branding, you will be receiving highly qualified and up-to-date advice. You can commence your search by clicking here to "find a practitioner".

Professional Development

CDAA provides an array of Continuing Professional Development events in every State and Territory throughout the year. Our CPD events cater to a diverse audience - individuals and organisations, members and non-members alike.

PLEASE NOTE: By clicking ‘submit’ in registering for this event, you are acknowledging you have full awareness and understanding of the Cancellation and Refund Policy (click here to review) associated with the events advertised on this website. You are therefore agreeing that the Cancellation and Refund Policy obligates you to payment of fees and charges associated with the event in accordance with that Policy.

Events that are currently open for registration and payment can be found below. Please adjust the dates if you wish to view an event more than 30 days away.

Upcoming Events
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190TASTAS: Double workshop with Dr Ann Villiers (1: 50 ways to present, train, & emcee with elegance, poise & engagement; 2: How to write & sell ebooks that support clients & grow your business) (14 November)Kim Tidswell14-11-201506-11-2015
191NSWNSW: Coaching for Capability – Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence + AGM (7 November)Leonie Stanfield07-11-201530-10-2015
188QLDQLD: 2015 Good Theory Good Practice + AGM (24 October)Kate Morton24-10-2015 
195VICVIC: 2015 Awards & Recognition Event and Victorian AGM (21 October)Louise Ann Walsh21-10-201516-10-2015