Individual membership of NAGCAS is open to all career practitioners who work in the tertiary education sector, and to affiliates in private practice, employers, academics and students.

Our members are drawn from across Australia and we welcome international registrations.

NAGCAS members work within universities, TAFEs, RTOs, organisations and in private practices, and our affiliates are drawn from across the workforce.

Career practitioners may provide advisory services to individuals, teach career development in curriculum and to groups, and provide an interface between students, graduates, and employers.

Membership of NAGCAS offers professional support and development and access to a wide and highly collaborative practitioner network.

All members have access to professional development and the Activ8 recording system, and members in Associate and Professional categories under the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners can use this for verifying status.

  • Opportunity for Professional Status under the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners
  • Access to continuing professional development at no charge or member rate
  • Involvement in a strong and collaborative network of peers
  • Access to members only LinkedIn group
  • Monthly Member Updates
  • Annual Conference registration at the member rate


Please note: New membership applications are automatically accepted at Subscription category on receipt of your fees payment.  Once your membership is active you can apply for a Category change at any time in writing to Carolyn (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) providing copies of your qualifications or evidence of alternate pathway.  Your application will be presented to the Management Committee at the next available ordinary monthly meeting, and applications for category changes close 7 working days prior to each meeting.

To avoid delays in the processing and ratification of your membership application please ensure you forward your work email address as per your contact details and forward copies of your qualifications if you are applying for an Associate, Associate (CICA), Professional or Professional (CICA) category membership.

The membership year runs from January 1 to December 31 each year, and all current financial members will automatically have their membership rolled over.


Individual Membership: $110 ea per year

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