The Instructor

A certified NCDA FCD Master Trainer, Melyssa Harrison, is one of two course instructors for Harrison & Associates East, LLC offering hands-on real-life applications needed for career success. She is enthusiastic about collaborating with others in their career advancement. Utilizing over 25 years of effective efficient career development experience, our students are fully equipped with the necessary tools to facilitate their customers’ career pathway.

The Forerunner of Fast Track FCD Training

She established the only Youth Services Career Center in the state becoming the pilot for successful engaging youth career services. Her team became one of the state’s most productive in increasing job placements and earning credentials within its first year of operation. During her tenure the youth training program met and/or exceeded its annual performance each year.

​​Empowering and Equipping Successful 
Career Professionals and Instructors

During her career she has earned several industry credentials including:

NCDA FCD Master Trainer and Instructor

CCE GCDF Instructor

NCDA SCDA Instructor

Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS)

Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)

Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP)

Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP)

She is also ...

  • an experienced career professional,
  • passionate about teaching that empowers others,
  • nationally certified instructor,
  • active member of the GCDF Registry, and
  • active member of the NCDA Instructor Registry.

She takes pride in knowing that her students are fully equipped with the necessary tools to facilitate their customers through the career pathway.

Experience the difference at Harrison & Associates East and earn your certifications with real world experiences, techniques, networking, and results proven strategies.

Train the Trainer Courses

NCDA Facilitating Career Development

(FCD) Instructor Training

Become a Certified NCDA FCD Instructor now!

FCD Instructors provide the relevant skills and knowledge to assist those working (or planning to work) in the career development industry. They have expertise in:

  • career development and/or career counseling
  • training adults at corporate, post-secondary educational, or government level
  • career / vocational assessments
  • labor market (occupational) information and resources
  • job search retention techniques

Course Structure

Our 40-hour FCD Instructor Training is completely online via Zoom and customizable to candidate’s needs in either a one-on-one or group format over multiple sessions. Each candidate will need a computer with a webcam, microphone, and earbuds or headset. Plan at least 3 F2F 3-hour sessions over two to seven-weeks – you decide. The eLeaning component is included at no extra cost!!! Upon successful completion of the FCD Instructor Workshop, you will be an NCDA FCD Instructor. Therefore, no additional exams, case studies, or certifications are needed.

Training Costs (established by NCDA)

$1,500   Tuition per candidate;
$   350   current edition NCDA FCD Instructor Manual, FCD Student Manual and Instructor Registry (initial year);
Varies    shipping and handling fee

Registration Process

Contact NCDA Master Trainer Melyssa Harrison ( to obtain an application.

Submit required documents with application. Upon acceptance, an invoice will be sent. Full payment is due no later than three weeks prior to start of training. 


Requests for refunds must be given in writing and prior to the start of the original requested start date. Refunds will be issued based on the following scale:

30 Days prior to class start date:
100% of tuition
Two weeks prior to class start date:
75% of Tuition
One week prior to class start date:
50% of tuition
Within one week prior to, on, or after class start date:
no refund

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Upcoming Training Dates

October 14, 2021

November 11, 2021

December 9, 2021

January 13, 2022

February 10, 2022

March 10, 2022

April 14, 2022

May 12, 2022

June 9, 2022

July 14, 2022

August 11, 2022