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GCDF credential holders are trained to help people, both individually and in a group setting, make informed decisions when considering their own career development. Through the use of best practices, various assessment tools, and career development models, GCDFs equip each individual with the knowledge and skills to embark on their professional journey.

Student Testimonials

What is the most valuable thing about Harrison & Associates East Fast Track CDF training?

"Steps of the Career Planning Process.  This was my Ah!Ha! moment.  Once I realized there were learning objectives, everything else we learned fell into place." David Randall, Norfolk Naval Shipyard

"This training was great and very good value for money. Although I have already been career coaching this course has provided me with a huge amount of additional information that I can use to improve my current coaching practice."
- George Strang PhD, Life/Career Coach

"I am new in my role as a career professional, so all of the information, data and processes were useful to me."
- Career & Jobs Specialist, Portland Community College

"It helped me to do a deep dive into Career Services and teach me an abundance of information about the profession I would not have otherwise learned. Overall it was challenging, refreshing and need for me to get to the next level of providing my services with a new level of excellence." - Dave Smith, Liberty University

The worksheets and ideas.  I was able to take almost every assignment we did and apply it to our career center.  I already have an activity prepared for the Career Safari assignment.  More than anything, I learned how to improve my helping skills and streamline my processes with clients.  I am very thankful for the excellent instruction from Melyssa.       - Career Development Director & Coordinator, Mount Aloysius College

The breadth of material. I really benefited from the exercises that took me out of the standards resume/cover letter/interview mindset and expanded my thinking regarding the role of assessments, groups, confidentiality, and more.      - Career Specialist, University of Arkansas

In-depth understanding pertaining to all facets of Career Development industry.  Liked the on-line format and flexibility of being able to do assignments when convenient and the flexibility of the instructor.       - Career Coach, Santa Fe Community College

The question is not what, the question is who. Ms. Harrison is a very good instructor. She was very helpful and knowledgeable.

- Paralegal, The Burris Legal Group, PA

Customized Training

Cannot make the prearranged class dates or times? Contact us for customized training options. Classes may be tailored to meet your organizational needs. We are happy to set-up a customized schedule to meet your needs.

FCD (GCDF/CCSP) Training Start Dates:

  • October 2, 2023
  • October 16, 2023
  • November 6, 2023
  • November 20, 2023

SCDA Training Start Dates:

  • September 25, 2023
  • October 9, 2023
  • October 23, 2023
  • November 13, 2023

FCD Instructor Training Start Dates:

  • October 12, 2023
  • November 9, 2023
  • December 14, 2023
  • January 11, 2024

Upcoming Classes

Are you currently providing career development services? Employer requiring Global Certification?
Are you seeking a career in career guidance and/or services?

The Facilitating Career Development Training Program is the course for you. This intense high impact course is designed to equip you with the needed industry tools to guide your customers in their career planning and guidance. This 120 hour program targets the 12 career development competency areas outlined by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) Facilitating Career Development Training Program and approved by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE). 

This GCDF® / CCSP Training course is intended for anyone providing career services in employment and workforce development, one stops, career centers, secondary and post-secondary education, veteran career development, career coaching, career advisors, human resources, government or other professionals that desire nationally recognized career training. Upon successful 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®) is issued by the Center for Credentialing and Education.

Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Training (required for GCDF & CCSP)

FCD Instructor Courses

Harrison & Associates East LLC has been qualified by the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (CCE) as a Registered Credential Training Provider, RCTP No. RCTP1003-GCDF, to provide the FCD training course qualified for credit for eligibility for the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) credential. 

GCDF Courses

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FCD Instructor Courses