Lionel Cranenburgh: Career Development Consultant Perth WA, Career Training Consultants Western Australia, Career Advisors Perth WA
(08) 9295 2329
(08) 9295 0829

Selection Criteria and Resumes
Level 3 Classroom Teachers' Workshops
Interview Training

“Lionel Cranenburgh led by example in a number of school environments and made a significant contribution to education. He provided high quality learning experiences and opportunities for many students…”

Peter Browne, former Director-General of Education, WA.



Lionel Cranenburgh is one of Australia’s leading career advisors. For 30 years he has helped more school educators and managers from the WA Department of Education and Training and public sector to be promoted than almost any career development or career transition consultant.

His phenomenal success rate is possibly unequalled and can be attributed to a unique personalised approach.


While working with him people appreciate the enormous skills of this gifted educator, writer, presenter and career trainer who gives them an awesome resource.

Lionel was Head of English in government and private schools, school administrator in WA, University and TAFE lecturer in careers and a senior officer in central and district offices with appointments in WA and overseas.

Whether he is writing a job application for the police or nurses, helping Level 3 Classroom Teachers develop portfolios, resolving a dispute about careers or dealing with any issue in education Lionel’s exceptional experience and skills are unmatched.

International Recognition

Lionel’s global, national and local experience in career training and education helps educators, public servants, police and government clients to receive a wealth of information in career development fields. His international reputation led him to be invited to the world’s leading Canadian and British Universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, for research into effective ways of helping adults with their careers.

In 2001 he was given an international award for his contribution to career development and in 2002 he was the international choice of India’s top school to provide a workshop on education and problem-solving for teachers and principals. He is highly sought after to make presentations at WA schools and by the Education Department in WA on career development.


He is the first and only Australian to be selected and currently serving as Australian Advisor on careers and education on an International Education Board of highly acclaimed international advisors for a leading educational publication.

Prolific writer

Lionel writes more than 15,000 words each week for clients preparing job applications. His prolific ability to write led him to be headhunted to work as an international journalist writing on education, government and careers for Education World, an international journal.

He has published thousands of articles in the West Australian and national magazines and was approached by Monash University and Dulwich College to promote their achievements.


Lionel is a nationally accredited Dispute Resolution Mediator with more than 20 years experience in WA schools helping teachers, principals, parents and students to resolve conflict using Alternative Dispute Resolution methods. He writes a regular column for the Australian Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators (WA Chapter) on dispute resolution called Education Matters.


  • Master of Arts, English
  • Bachelor of Arts, English
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Teachers Higher Certificate
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Business
  • Graduate Certificate in Career Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Vocational Guidance
  • National Certificate in Mediation
  • Nationally Accredited Mediator
  • Accredited Panellist for Merit Selection
  • Certificate in Career Skills
  • Certificate in Journalism and Writing, Regent Institute London
  • Accredited Trainer in Conflict Resolution
  • IDEA Accredited Trainer in Leadership
  • Facilitators Certificate TAFE


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