Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the cost is R350.00 (excl Vat) which gives you access to complete the evaluation exercise and receive an individual comprehensive career guidance report, containing recommendations on subjects selection, tertiary qualification/institutions as well as the most suitable career options, based on your ideal career orientation. You will also have access to our jobs library and tools & support resources to assist your career journey.

Once you have registered and made the online payment, you will complete an evaluation exercise. The process will identify your ideal career orientation, based on your interests, skills and personality characteristics to help guide your career path. A comprehensive report will outline all the information about the careers, what and where to study and recommended subjects. You have indefinite access to your personal profile (My Profile, My Desk), the Jobs Library, Tools & Resources necessary to manage your career journey.

The evaluation exercise is based on the work of psychologist, John L Holland. Holland’s research shows that people seek out and flourish in the career environment they fit – their ideal career orientation. The Online Career Guidance evaluation exercise is a tool designed to assist teenagers and young adults to refine and focus their career search. This tool is not registered as a psychometric test and is not designed to be prescriptive or prevent the possibility of considering other career choices, the Online Career Guidance evaluation exercise is designed specifically to serve as a starting point for career guidance and self discovery.

With limited resources within the current education system, The Career Guide offers reliable, extensively researched and up to date information on to-days career guidance techniques and information. The process will add value to your career path by establishing what is best suited to you specifically, to enable you to make informed decisions when choosing a particular career direction. In addition, this tool will continue to support you through your decision making processes on subject choice, further studies, and general career guidance throughout your studies and ultimately into the working world.

The evaluation can take anything from 25 minutes, but there is no time limit.

Yes. Should you have time constraints, you are able to return at any time to complete the process. All you need to do is login using your username and password, to return to the evaluation exercise, the system will take you to your last completed question and you can continue from there.

All you need to do is use the “Forgotten password” link on the login page to reset your username or password.

Your profile page (My Profile, My Dashboard) will essentially become your personal profile page which will support you through your education and study journey. This tool can be used from high school through tertiary studies, and access to a general information bank of tool and resources which will guide and support you. The information you provide will be critical in ensuring that we get you the perfect fit.

Yes, once you have completed the evaluation and received your report, you will have access to all jobs in the Job Library to research other careers.

For various reasons, people do have a change of heart when it comes to matters of career direction. This tool aids in making the right choice from the word go. Should you decide you want to pursue a different direction, the site offers resources, in terms of researching other careers and even speaking to experienced hires in current real time jobs so you are better prepared for the reality.

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Yes, once you have completed registration, online payment and your evaluation exercise you will receive your report and are also able to conduct a search using the “Search” function on the site.


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