Course Description

This course is 36 learning hours inclusive of 9 hours of live sessions.  The course is delivered over 12 weeks, and it is recommended that students spend an average of 3 hours per week on this course.  

Many military members have long-term careers before retiring or transitioning out of military culture and into civilian workplaces. A specific skillset is needed to work with these clients. In this course, learners will explore transferable skills, workplace culture and transition management.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Military Careers and Culture
  • Module 2: Transition to Civilian Life and Work
  • Module 3: Transferrable Skills
  • Module 4: Job Search and Tools
  • Module 5: Special Considerations

What You Will Learn

  • How to compare the context of military careers to civilian roles
  • Explain special considerations that may be relevant to working with this population
  • Translate skills earned in a military context to skills that can be used in civilian workplaces
  • Coach clients through the job search and interviewing processes
  • How to design job search tools with clients


By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate of Professional and Leadership Studies in Career Development.

For assistance or more information, please contact openlearning@dal.ca.

Recommended For

  • Career Practitioners who have experience working with individual clients and want to expand their practice.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Supporting Military Members in Career Transition
Online - Asynchronous
Apr 08, 2022 to Jul 01, 2022
Online - Synchronous
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Apr 13, 2022 to Jun 29, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $795.00
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