Career Development

The Career Development Institute (CDI) is the UK-wide professional organisation for everyone working in the fields of career education; career information, advice and guidance; career coaching and career management.


The career development sector covers a wide range of organisations providing information, advice and support to individuals of all ages in Scotland. This is a growing sector and in response to employer demand, CDI have developed two Apprenticeship frameworks to support work based learning and development for the long term sustainability and success of the sector.


Modern Apprenticeship in Career Development at SCQF Level 7 (New May 2016)

Technical Apprenticeship in Career Development at SCQF Level 9 (Additional Career Skills units added March 2017)



For more information about the Career Development sector you can visit the Career Development Institute website.