Vocational guidance is the assistance given to students in choosing and preparing for a suitable vocation. It is concerned primarily with helping individuals make decision and choices involved in planning future and a career decision and choices necessary in effecting satisfactory vocational adjustment.
Vocational guidance would assist an individual in solving these problems. Vocational guidance is sometimes described as the process of “fitting round pegs in round holes and square page in square holes.”
According to ‘Crow and Crow’ “Vocational Guidance usually is interpreted as the assistance given to the learners to choose, prepare for and progress in an occupation.”
According to ‘Mayers’, “Vocational Guidance is the process of assisting the individual to do for himself certain definite things pertaining to his vocation.”