See what our students are saying...

"The instructor, Melyssa Harrison, did a great job - both as a facilitator and as a role model for demonstrating the CDF competencies :)" George Brownett, Career Transitions Program Coordinator, St. Johns River State College

"Excellent!  I really learned a lot about myself as well as becoming prepared to be a career services provider." Michaela Hackman, Substitute Teacher, Anderson & Pickens County Schools

"The training was excellent, very engaging exercises and homework." Siclinda Canty-Elliott, Adjunct Instructor, Virginia Western Community College

"You've made an incredible everlasting impression. You're an amazing instructor and leader." Danielle Miller, Office Manager, The Burris Legal Group, PA

“Your training course has given me real-life applications for my job. It was different from my co-workers’ training and I can truly say I feel very equipped to effectively perform my job well. Thank you Melyssa!” S.Stewart, Vocational Programme Coordinator, Sunrise Adult Training Centre

"The FastTrack CDF course was definitely worth the investment. I chose it based off a strong endorsement from someone who has their GCDF."  Les Sessoms, Program Navigator, Clover Park Technical College

"Continue to offer this training to all professionals who work with clients from all walks of life." Juan Alvarez, Regional Director, USDA

"Great training.  Improved confidence in field. Higher self-concept overall and an ability to jump right into planning new services. This class was a ton of work, but it was all worth it and relevant.

I never felt like I wasn’t learning something or enhancing knowledge in some way.  Thank you for a great course." - Kristy Magee, Career Development Director & Coordinator, Mount Aloysius College

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What does it cost?

The training fee to complete the GCDF/CCSP Training Course through Harrison & Associates East is only $1,100.00 US plus $25 shipping fee. The student training manual is included with your paid tuition (a $150 value).

Credential Eligibility:

Upon successful course completion, you are eligible to apply for two credentials. The Certified Career Services Provider™ (CCSP) is issued by the NCDA Credentialing Commission. The Global Career Development Facilitator Credential (GCDF®) issued by the Center for Credentialing and Education.

Solutions for Working Professionals

As a result of meeting the ever evolving needs of the working professional, Harrison & Associates East has designed an intense high impact 1 1/2 to 6-month fast track GCDF/CCSP Training Course. The course is fully certified by National Career Development Association (NCDA) and requires 120 hours of study utilizing the NCDA Facilitating Career Development Training Curriculum approved by Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE)..

Upcoming Online Classes:

Our classes combine 24 live virtual classroom seat hours and 96 eLearning hours. This 120-hour course is designed to be completed in as little as 6 weeks up to 6-months. You set your own pace.


Attendance Options:

You have two options for your classroom face-to-face seat hours attendance:

Virtual Classroom: Students attend classroom via Zoom live virtually! Therefore, travel is not required.

In Person: Flexible, can be arranged for groups, contact us for additional details.


Face-to-face (F2F) classroom times:

3 Days - (First two days and graduation day of term) 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST unless otherwise posted

Upcoming classes:


 2-month Term Dates (Face-to-Face Virtual Classroom Dates)

Fall 2019

 October 15, 2019 – January 28, 2020 (Oct 15, 17, and graduation day) 

                     [3 month course due to holidays]
 November 5, 2019 – January 14, 2020 (Nov 5, 7, and graduation day)
 November 19, 2019 – January 28, 2020 (Nov 19, 21 and graduation day)

Winter 2020

 December 3, 2019 - February 11, 2020 (Dec 3, 5 and graduation day)

 December 17, 2019 - February 25, 2020 (Dec 17, 19 and graduation day)


 January 7 - March 10, 2020 (Jan 7, 9, and graduation day)

 January 21 - March 24, 2020 (Jan 21, 23, and graduation day)


 February 4 - April 14, 2020 (Feb 4, 6, and graduation day)

 February 18 - April 28, 2020 (Feb 18, 20, and graduation day)

Spring 2020

 March 3 - May 12, 2020 (Mar 3, 5, and graduation day)

 March 17 - May 26, 2020 (Mar 17, 19, and graduation day)


 April 7 - June 9, 2020 (Apr 7, 9, and graduation day)

 April 21 - June 23, 2020 (Apr 21, 23, and graduation day)


 May 5 - July 14, 2020 (May 5, 7, and graduation day)

 May 19 - July 28, 2020 (May 19, 21, and graduation day)

Summer 2020

 June 2 - July 28, 2020 (Jun 2, 4, and graduation day) 6-weeks term

 June 16 - August 11, 2020 (Jun 16, 18, and graduation day) 6-weeks term


 July 7 - August 25, 2020 (Jul 7, 9, and graduation day) 6-weeks term

 July 21 - September 8, 2020 (Jul 21, 23, and graduation day) 6-weeks term


 August 4 - September 22, 2020 (Aug 4, 6, and graduation day) 6-weeks term

 August 18 - October 13, 2020 (Aug 18, 20, and graduation day) 6-weeks term

Customized Classes:

Harrison & Associates East, LLC will design a customized class based on your organizational needs - location, dates, times, length of training, etc.

Contact us today for more information. No class size is too small.

Train the Trainer Courses are coming soon.

Check back mid November 2019...

Discounts / Group Rates:

We offer discounts for Veterans ($50 off) and groups of three or more.  Contact us for the group discount.

GCDF/CCSP Course Information

About Us:

We are the forerunner of Fast Track CDF Training!

Harrison & Associates East, LLC is a certified Career Development Facilitator training organization with over 20 years of career development experience providing hands-on real life applications needed for your career success.

Our GCDF instructors are Hope Jeter Goossens, GCDF Instructor and Melyssa Harrison, GCDF Instructor, CMCS. We are ...

  • experienced career professionals,
  • passionate about teaching that empowers others,
  • nationally certified instructors,
  • active members of the GCDF Registry, and
  • active members of the NCDA Instructor Registry.

We take pride in knowing that our students are fully equipped with the necessary tools to facilitate their customers through the career pathway.

Our 2017 Graduation Rate is 93.9%

Come and experience the difference of Harrison & Associates for yourself.

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