Training Visions CERTIFICATIONS

Facilitating Career Development (FCDI) Instructor Certification Course

Instructor Course Requirements

  • Applicants are selected through an application process based on education, experience, adult learning and presentation skills and demonstration of their commitment to the career development field.
  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications as indicated above.
  • Applicants must successfully complete the entire Workshop given by an NCDA Master Trainer to become certified.
  • Maintain your NCDA Facilitating Career Development instructor status by joining the NCDA Instructor Registry.
  • If you do not meet the following qualifications, please contact us to discuss your qualifications.

Step 1: Complete the Application Process

Complete the online application by clicking the link below. You will be contacted via email or phone with the status of your application.

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Step 2: Pay Online.

Facilitating Career Development Instructor Certification – $2,000

The following 6 qualifications are needed to be accepted for an NCDA Instructor Certification Workshop

1) Career Development Expertise

Must fulfill ONE of the following categories:
Master’s or Doctoral degree in Counseling with

  • Coursework in career development, vocational assessment AND
  • Practicum/internship with major career emphasis AND
  • Minimum of 3 years of career development experience (teaching, training, materials development or practice) OR
  • Minimum of 3 years of delivery of career development services (working with individuals or groups to assist them with career planning and seeking employment)

OR

Master’s degree in a field such as Human Resource Development, Psychology or Education with

  • 5 years experience in career development or delivery of career development services
  • Recent continuing education related to career development
  • Presentations and/or published books/training materials related to career development

OR

Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Human Resource Development, Psychology or Education with

  • 7 years experience in career development or delivery of career development services
  • Recent continuing education in career development
  • Presentations and/or published books/training materials related to career development

2) Training Expertise

Must fulfill ONE of the following categories:

  • Has a minimum of 3 years experience teaching/training adults AND
  • Has taught career-related counselor education courses at the college or university level OR
  • Has taught career development courses at the college or university level OR
  • Has conducted broad, in-depth, career development staff training within a corporate, school, or government setting.

      3) eLearning Skills and Experience

      All Instructors will receive training in the delivery of the curriculum via eLearning. It is critical that instructor applicants have the basic to advanced technology skills and experience. See examples below:

      • Experience with course delivery platforms and elements
      • Have taken an online course
      • Have taught an online course
      • Have stable broadband access to deliver the course
      • Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Course Management Systems (CMS)
      • Experience with creating and recording videos
      • Experience with extensions, computers apps or programs that enhanced online teaching and delivery of a course (e.g. Jamboards, Padlet, Google Docs, Piazza, Survey Monkey, Prezi)
      • Experience recording or capturing your screen using programs like Camtasia, QuickTime, Look, Screencastify, etc.
      • Confident with your ability to troubleshoot technology issues

        4) Credentials/Memberships

        • Has licenses/certifications related to counseling, career counseling and career development
        • Has memberships and/or leadership experiences in professional associations involved in counseling, career development and/or training

          5) Professional Contributions

          • Has done presentations at conferences/conventions and written publications related to career development or education/training
          • Has developed materials (client, program, training materials, journal articles)

                6) Commitment

                • A statement of exactly how you will use the training to develop and deliver a program to train OR
                • A letter from an administrator or manager supporting applicant’s plan for training

                  Important Notes:

                  • Applicants are selected through an application process based on education, experience, adult learning and presentation skills and demonstration of their commitment to the career development field.
                  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications as indicated above.
                  • Applicants must successfully complete the entire Workshop given by an NCDA Master Trainer to become certified.
                  • To maintain your NCDA Facilitating Career Development instructor status you must join the NCDA Instructor Registry.
                  • If you do not meet the following qualifications, please contact us to discuss your qualifications.

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                  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.