Career Counselling looks at the individual as being a person with multiple potentials. In
Presented below is a brief description of 5 potential areas used in career counselling
The Linguistic Potential
This potential area reflects the fluency of language. It is the ability to manipulate words and expressions.
A person with
Example: Journalist, Lawyer, Teacher
The Spatial Potential
This is the potential that is linked to the ability to perceive, visualize and transform observations into concrete realities. It is the sensitivity to space and the ability to manipulate space at the
Example: Architect, Animator, Fashion Designer.
The Physical-Mechanical Potential
This potential reflects a person’s mastery over the motions and expression of the body. Careers that require stamina and strength also require the physical-mechanical potential. Example: Civil Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Athlete. In addition, the potential is also linked to the person’s mechanical ability. These are people who demonstrate an innate sensitivity to the laws of mechanics and are good at the use of tools.
The Analytical-Logical Potential
The person’s ability to think logically, analyse, understand cause-effect relationships and solve problems is reflected by the analytical-logical potential. Similarly the ability to extract information from a mass of data, make sense of this information, identify trends and patterns and make predictions, all rest on the analytical-logical potential. A wide range of human
Example:Chartered Accountant, Actuarial Scientist, Statistician.
The Personal Potential
Example: Counselling Professional, Nursing, Social Worker
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