New Zealand Diploma in Career Development

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited

Subject area

Career Development Programmes


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Entry requirements

Graduates may be able to apply for professional membership of the Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ) and other similar industry organisations.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for those currently working in, or who aspire to work in, career development services in a range of settings.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand public and private sector organisations with people who have theoretical, technical, and applied knowledge to assist employees and prospective employees make appropriate career, transition, and training choices that will lead to a greater contribution to society and the economy.

Graduates will be able to provide professional career development services in educational and other employment settings suited to the context of cultural diversity in Aotearoa/New Zealand and a changing global economy.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Mixed Field Programmes at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325

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