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Facilitating Career Development Training

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Interested in becoming credentialed?

The Facilitating Career Development course is intended for anyone providing career development in any setting or who incorporates career development information or skills in their work with students, adults, clients, employees, or the public. If you are a career practitioner interested in becoming a trained, credentialed career professional - this course is for you!


This training course is designed to be highly interactive and designed for working adults. It is intense, high impact, and will enhance your career development skills and knowledge.


Successful completion of this approved Facilitating Career Development (FCD) course qualifies you to apply for national certification as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), issued by the Center for Credentialing and Education and a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP), issued by the National Career Development Association Credentialing Commission. Recognized worldwide, these credentials are one of the few certifications available for people who provide career development services.


Competencies Addressed in the Facilitating Career Development Curriculum

The Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) and the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) credentials require understanding and mastery of the competencies listed below. As these 12 competencies are covered thoroughly in the Facilitating Career Development curriculum, there is plenty of opportunity to build skills and knowledge in areas that are new to you, as well as enhance and develop those that you use every day in your work.

  1. Helping Skills - Be proficient in the basic career facilitating process while including productive interpersonal relationships.

  2. Labor Market Information and Resources - Understand labor market and occupational information and trends. Be able to use current resources.

  3. Assessment - Comprehend and use (under supervision) both formal and informal career development assessments with emphasis on relating appropriate ones to the population served.

  4. Diverse Populations - Recognize special needs of various groups and adapt services to meet their needs.

  5. Ethical and Legal Issues - Follow the NCDA Code of Ethics and know current legislative regulations.

  6. Career Development Models - Understand career development theories, models, and techniques as they apply to lifelong development, gender, age, and ethnic background.

  7. Employability Skills - Know job search strategies and placement techniques, especially in working with specific groups.

  8. Training Clients and Peers - Prepare and develop materials for training programs and presentations.

  9. Program Management/Implementation - Understand career development programs and their implementation, and work as a liaison in collaborative relationships.

  10. Promotion and Public Relations - Market and promote career development programs with staff and supervisors. 

  11. Technology  - Comprehend and use career development computer applications.

12. Consultation - Accept suggestions for performance improvement from consultants or supervisors.

In addition to the 12 competencies listed above, the Facilitating Career Development curriculum also provides additional chapters that focus on the following populations:

  • Business Services and Employer Relations

  • Clients with Disabilities

  • Clients who are Justice-Involved

  • K-12 Students

  • Workforce and Career Development History


Do You Have a Group Interested in Training?

We are open to providing an FCD training course to meet your needs. If you have at least ten people who would like this course delivered at a time and location that would work for you, please contact Career Productions to schedule a consultation.

Course Details

  • 100% online training

  • 120+ instructional hours, including 24 face-to-face contact hours provided by a nationally trained and qualified instructor targeting the 12 career development competency areas 

  • Flexible course, customized to individual learners needs

  • Cost: $1099, includes student manual and unlimited access to 100+ online resources even after completion of course

Payment Options

Approved methods of payment are credit card or eCheck via PayPal. Payment is due in full one month prior to the first day of the course unless other arrangements have been made with Career Productions. 

Refund Policy

All requests for refunds must be received in writing via email. 

  • 100% refund will be issued for requests 6+ weeks before the course begins

  • 50% refund will be issued for requests less than 6 weeks before the course begins

*For credit card purchases only, full refund is issued (minus the PayPal fee (~3%)

Once the course begins, no refunds will be issued. 

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