Training Visions CERTIFICATIONS

Facilitating Career Development (FCD)

Facilitating Career Development Course

Enhance your professional development with an option to obtain two different globally recognized credentials – Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) and Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF).

Who is a Career Services Provider?

A professional who works in any career development setting or who incorporates career development information or skills in their work with students, adults, clients, employees, or the public. The individual must receive in-depth training in the areas of career development provided by a nationally qualified trainer.

“The driving force of a career must come from the individual! Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!”

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Facilitating Career Development Certification – $1200

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Course Summary

This approximately 120-hour training is centered around the 12 career development competencies which were developed by the National Career Development Association (NCDA), the largest professional association for career development in the United States.

FCD training can enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals who work in any type of career development settings such as: secondary schools, higher education, workforce development, correctional facilities and human resources. This may include those who serve as a career group facilitator, career coach, intake interviewer, human resource specialist, school guidance counselor, military personnel, job search trainer, labor market information resource person, employment placement specialist, or workforce development staff person.

Career Services Providers from past classes have included those who work in corporations, as therapists in private practice, government agencies, technical colleges, small private companies, large universities, military installations, high schools and middle schools, correctional institutions, and entrepreneurial settings.

Course Content

FCD course content focuses on twelve career-related competencies, developed by a national team of experts and practitioners through the National Career Development Association.

  • Helping Skills – Be proficient in the basic career facilitating process
  • Labor Market Information and Resources – Understand labor market and occupational information and trends; use current resources
  • Working with Diverse Populations – Recognize special needs of various groups and adapting services to meet their needs
  • Technology and Career Development – Comprehend and use career development computer applications
  • Ethical and Legal Issues – Follow the code of ethics and know current legislative regulations
  • Employability Skills – Know job search strategies and placement techniques, especially in working with specific groups
  • Consultation/Supervision – Accept suggestions for performance improvement from consultants or supervisors
  • Training Clients and Peers – Prepare and develop materials for training programs and presentations
  • Career Development Theories and Models
  • Program Management and Implementation – Understand career development programs and assist in the steps related to their development
  • Assessment – Comprehend and use (under supervision) both formal and informal career development assessments with emphasis on relating appropriate ones to the population served
  • Promotion and Public Relations – Knowing how to market and promote career development programs with staff and supervisors

Who Should Receive This Training?

FCD training can enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals who work in any type of career development settings such as: secondary schools, higher education, workforce development, correctional facilities and human resources.

This may include those who serve as a career group facilitator, career coach, intake interviewer, human resource specialist, school counselor, military personnel, job search trainer, labor market information resource person, employment placement specialist, or workforce development staff person.

Facilitating Career Development course participants from past classes have included those who work in corporations, as therapists in private practice, government agencies, technical colleges, small private companies, large universities, military installations, high schools and middle schools, correctional institutions, and entrepreneurial settings.

All Facilitating Career Development course participants must have a high school diploma to enroll in the class.

Course Format

The Facilitating Career Development course is offered in hybrid and self-paced formats to accommodate the various needs and learning styles of participants.

Both formats include online coursework, projects and at least 24 hours of face-to-face instruction.

Course Schedule

More classes coming soon. Please contact us for self-paced options.

Benefits of the Training and Certification

As a participant, you will receive training in each of the 12 career competencies. Since the course content covers 12 important competencies, 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.

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the Facilitating Career Development program you will receive a certificate of completion.

Credentials

Additionally, participants will be eligible to apply for two credentials: the Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) and the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)

  • Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP)
    This multi-purpose credential sponsored by the National Career Development Association notarizes demonstration of competence in the essential skills needed to provide career services in any setting.
  • Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)
    This credential is sponsored by Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE), a subsidiary of the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), credential offers country-specific standards and recognition for career development professionals worldwide. GCDF credential holders are located on six continents.

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Training Visions strives to help individuals and businesses turn their dreams into tangible results. We use evidence-based research and professional insight to develop innovative, yet practical ideas to build high-impact solutions for our clients. We offer innovative classroom instruction and eLearning methods. Our high-quality interventions and services are culturally appropriate for diverse environments.

Our areas of expertise include professional development services, expert facilitation and designing training curriculum. These services can generate competence and confidence to be the best person, employee and organization.

Our progressive solutions are specific and customized to your company’s needs. Since 2004, Training Visions has successfully completed more than 5,000 training sessions and projects nationally and globally for individuals, as well as large, leading companies and government agencies.