Career Development Association of New Zealand


Our Profession

CDANZ Professionalism Working Group is working closely with members and the wider sector to develop professional standards for career practice in New Zealand. In doing to we take inspiration from best practice internationally and our unique New Zealand context. 

When complete CDANZ Professional Standards will include:

  • Code of Ethics - read here
  • Competency Framework - read here
  • Practice Guidelines
  • Entry Criteria & Alternative Pathways 

This is a record of project milestones to date:

  • Professionalism Project: Overview
  • Professionalism Project: Update 2. Briefing paper is here  
  • Professionalism Project: Update 3. Briefing paper is here.
  • Professionalism Project: Update 4. Briefing paper is here.
  • Professionalism Project: Update 5. Briefing paper is here

To learn more or have your say please contact