Professional Standing


Professional Learning


Janine Watt Award



Professional Standing


In order to comply with the national CPD requirements of the Standards, CEANT requires Associate members to accumulate a minimum of 15 hours of CPD per year across the span of competency areas. Professional members require 30 hours minimum. The CEANT CPD policy will be issued upon membership registration.


The Core Competencies are grouped into seven broad areas:

  • Career Development Theory
  • Labour Market
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Ethical Practice
  • Diversity
  • Information & Resource Management
  • Professional Practice


The Standards

  • Define the career industry, its members and services
  • Recognise the diverse skills & knowledge of career practitioners
  • Guide practitioner entry into the industry
  • Provide a foundation for designing career practitioner training
  • Provide quality assurance to the public and other stakeholders
  • Establish a professional benchmark against which career practitioners can be assessed
  • Require career practitioners to undertake continuing professional development
  • Create an agreed terminology for the industry.


Professional Learning


Download: CEANT CPD Policy


Download: CPD Log Example (.pdf)


Download: CEANT CPD Log (.pdf)


Click CICA Professional Standards to download your copy of the Standards



Janine Watt Award


Professional Development recognised by CEANT may qualify for scholarship support through the annual Janine Watt Award.


The 2014 Awardee was Vida Goodvach.

The 2015 Awardee was Beryl Brugmans.

The 2016 Awardee was Ashley Gillies


If you would like to apply for the Janine Watt Award please download and read the criteria, then complete the nomination form before emailing it to the CEANT secretary.


Download: Eligibility Criteria and Nomination Form

2014 inaugural Janine Watt Award recipient, Vida Goodvach, with CEANT Secretary Meg Davis

The 2015 Janine Watt Award  is presented to Beryl Brugmans by the 2014 recipient, Vida Goodvach, with MC Laetitia Lemke.

CEANT Life Member Janine Watt presents the Award to 2016 recipient, Ashley Gillies.