Get promotions and unlock career items
Cheating your way through your career in The Sims 4 can help you avoid having to go through the same career again and again. You can also unlock items in Buy mode limited to Sims who have reached a certain career level. Here's a guide to cheating every career in The Sims 4:
To begin: open the console
Awards Ctrl + Shift + C on the keyboard to open the command line - type testingcheats on to ensure that any tricks you use work (some require this). After pressing Enter, this can be closed by pressing the C control key again or pressing Esc when in focus.
Unlock items in Buy mode
Bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlement (Ignore Gameplay Unlock right all run together) will have requirements off build/buy items such as high end easels, computers and career specific furniture that cannot be purchased without having a high level in a career. These items are typically offered for free when a Sim is promoted into a specific career (found in the family inventory) but can be purchased (usually for a premium price).
The Sims 4 career cheats
Enter careers.promote x replacing x with the career of your choice. You can also press on the keyboard after pressing Enter and quickly re-enter it a second time. This is how you can climb more levels without having to retype it.
|careers.promote actor||Actor/actress Career (Get Famous expansion)|
|careers.promote astronaut||Astronaut career|
|careers.promote athletic||Athlete career|
|careers.promote business||Corporate career|
|careers.promote civildesigner||Career as a civil designer (ecological lifestyle)|
|careers.promote conservationist||Conservationist career (expansion of life on the island)|
|careers.promote criminal||Criminal career|
|careers.promote adult_critic||Critic Career (City Living Expansion)|
|careers.promote culinary||Culinary career|
|careers.promote detective||Detective career (go to work expansion)|
|careers.promote doctor||Doctor career (go to work expansion)|
|careers.promote education||Educational career (Discover University)|
|careers.promote engineer||Engineering career (Discover University)|
|careers.promote entertainer||Career as an entertainer|
|careers.promote adult_freelancer_artist||Freelance artist|
|careers.promote adult_freelancer_agency_maker||Freelance Maker (Eco Lifestyle)|
|careers.promote adult_freelancer_agency_programmer||Freelance programmer|
|careers.promote adult_freelancer_agency_writer||Freelance writer|
|careers.promote adult_gardener||Gardening career (expansion of the seasons)|
|careers.promote law||Career in Law (Discover University)|
|careers.promote military||StrangerVille military career|
|careers.promote painter||Career as a painter|
|careers.promote activist||Political career (expansion of city life)|
|careers.promote corporateworker||Salaryperson career (Snowy escape)|
|careers.promote adult_active_scientist||Career as a scientist (Get to Work expansion) **|
|careers.promote scout||Scouts (children/adolescents) (expansion of seasons)|
|careers.promote secretagent||Secret agent career|
|careers.promote socialmedia||Social media career (expanding city life)|
|careers.promote styleinfluencer||Style Influencer Career (from the free November 2018 patch)|
|careers.promote techguru||Career of Tech Guru|
|careers.promote adult_writer||Career as a writer|
** may be just careers.promote scientist without Strangerville.
Younger Sims' school counts as a career for cheating purposes. Improve a Sim's grades with careers.promote gradeschool o careers.promote highschool. You can also lower them with careers.demote gradeschool / highschool. If you have the Seasons expansion, you can also promote your child in the scout career, with careers.promote_scout. Players with Get Famous can try careers.promote drama club to increase the rank of their child in the new Drama Club function.