Coaching for Coaches CourseFacilitating Career Development (FCD)
Become Credentialed in the field: Facilitating Career Development
The Coaching for Coaches: Facilitating Career Development (FCD) course is intended for professionals and paraprofessionals who provide career-related services in a variety of settings such as higher education, K-12 schools, government agencies, business and industry, private practice, and community-based organizations. Completing the course enables individuals to work more effectively in any career development setting, incorporating career development information or skills in their work with students, adults, clients, employees, or the public. Your FCD training includes 120+ hours of in-depth instructional hours, provided by a nationally trained and qualified instructor. Designed to serve as a opportunity for professional enrichment, Coaching for Coaches students apply this certificate towards achieving international credentialing as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) or a Certified Career Services Provider™ (CCSP) through the National Career Development Association. Either credential includes demonstrated competence in the essential skills needed to provide career services in any setting.
What You’ll Learn
The training covers the following competencies:
- Labor Market Information (LMI) and Resources
- Helping Skills
- Working with Diverse Populations
- Ethical and Legal Issues
- Career Development Theories and Models
- Employability Skills
- Training Clients and Peers
- Program Management and Implementation
- Promotion and Public Relations
- Technology and Career Development
Coaching for Coaches: Facilitating Career Development leads to two highly sought after and recognizable credentials in the field of career services: The Global Career Development Facilitator credential – an internationally recognized credential for professionals serving in a variety of occupations related to career development support and facilitation or the Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) credential – a nationally recognized credential provided by NCDA: the first and most established career development professional organization in the field.
To earn either credential, a candidate must complete a minimum of 120 hour Facilitating Career Development curriculum taught under the direct supervision of a Facilitating Career Development Instructor (FCDI) and apply for credentialing through one of the two credentialing bodies listed above.
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How You’ll Learn
Coaching for Coaches delivers the CDF training in two format options:
Hybrid Course: Online + In Person
With our hybrid course format, you’ll have 24 face-to-face classroom hours, 56 hours of online coursework, and 40 hours of independent study.
With the exception of the face-to-face sessions, each student has control over the pace of their training. The training locations vary by state. Once registered, a confirmation email will be sent with training logistics and additional information. Lodging and lunch are on your own each day.
With our online course format, you control the pace of your training within a 3-month completion timeline.
Registration for the online training is on a rolling basis. No travel or lodging costs are incurred with this course format.
$1200* per person, which includes learning platform, instruction, supplemental learning materials, and office hours (as well as face-to-face instruction costs when applicable, and refreshments during the face-to-face sessions). A discount rate may be negotiated for large groups.*
*Payment can be made via check or credit card (nominal credit card processing fees apply). If paying via credit card, use the link below. If paying by check, email heather@careerinprogress for an invoice.
The NCDA Student Manual ($125) is paid directly to NCDA when ordering. The manual comes in eBook or print format. Participants will be asked to purchase the student manual directly through the NCDA website. To order the eBook edition click here. To order the print edition, click here.
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Upcoming Training Dates
General Registration: Virtual Class Option
Self-Paced over a 10-week period. Upcoming Virtual class start dates
- September 1, 2018
- October 1, 2018
- November 1, 2018
- January 15, 2019
- March 1, 2019
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