Career Development Professional Level 6 Apprenticeship

Why do an apprenticeship

The Career Development Professional level 6 higher apprenticeship is for individuals who want to train to be career advisers or career leaders and are currently working in a career development role. The qualification is approved by the Career Development Institute and gives eligibility to the Register of Career Development Professionals.

There is a misconception that apprenticeships are for school leavers, are career entry level or are just for tradespeople, but this is no longer the case. Apprenticeships are a great way of developing as a professional and gaining a degree-level qualification. They also provide the flexibility to do it alongside your job.

Call of the Wild offers a flexible approach to your apprenticeship – you can start whenever suits you, our training and assessments are all online and we adapt our delivery to your learning style.

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24 Months

What You Get

  • Full Level 6 Apprenticeship qualification
  • OCR NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (equivalent to bachelor’s degree with honours)

How Much Does it Cost to Do the Apprenticeship

Fully funded for levy-paying employers or a 5% contribution for SMEs (£450). Take a look at our Apprenticeship Levy FAQs for more information. If you’re not eligible for funding or the funded route isn’t for you, we also offer this as a QCF LEVEL 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development.

Who is the Career Development Professional Level 6 Apprenticeship Suitable For?

Typical job titles include career adviser, career coach, career guidance counsellor, careers leader, career consultant, career development practitioner, employability adviser & workforce development officer.

Entry Requirements

  • Your role and experience should broadly assist individuals and/or organisations before or during career transitions to develop long and short-term career strategies.
  • Applicants are also required to have a level 2 (GCSE A to C / 9 to 4) in English and Maths or be working towards this level.
  • You need to demonstrate your motivation and commitment to achieving this qualification. If you are working with young people or vulnerable adults you will be required to hold DBS clearance.
  • Must be living and working in England.

Why Choose Call of the Wild for your Apprenticeship

  • A wealth of experience with over 20 years in the field
  • Delivering qualifications for over 5 years
  • Our learners have a 95% success rate with NVQ Diploma
  • Flexible to suit your availability – we don’t have set intakes, you can start when it suits you. Our training and assessments are all online at a time to work around you and we adapt our delivery to your learning style.
  • We believe that learning should be individual to every person so we can offer a fully bespoke learning programme
  • People are at the core of everything we do, so you are not just another anonymous learner but an individual who we build relationships with

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The course has solidified my role as an advisor and I have learnt many different approaches of how to help a range of clients with different needs. In addition where to search to access helpful resources. M. Smith, August 2023

The course has given my practice depth, I produce productive action plans giving my clients good rationale as to why and how they should do certain actions. J.Pearce, November, 2023