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

CCE Global Career Development Facillitator (GCDFI) Instructor

NCDA SCDA Instructor

NCDA Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS)

CCE Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)

NCDA Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP)

NAWDP 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 virtual 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 If paying with debit/credit card, fee is $1,565
$   350   current edition NCDA FCD Instructor Manual, Student activities and initial year of NCDA Instructor Registry
Varies    shipping and handling fee

Registration Process

1. FIRST, please review the Qualifications.

2. Complete the Instructor Pre-Application. An Instructor Application Packet will be emailed to you by the next business day.

3. Submit completed Application Packet and all required documents to Melyssa Harrison, NCDA Master Trainer.

4. After reviewing your application, documents/attachments and upon acceptance, an invoice will be sent.

5. Full payment is due three (3) weeks prior to start of training.

Feel free to contact Melyssa ( with additional questions. I am happy to help you become an Instructor!


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 less 4% processing fee
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

​Home of the Fast Track CDF Course

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. 

Upcoming Training Dates

​May 23, 2024

June 13, 2024

June 27, 2024

July 11, 2024

July 25, 2024

August 8, 2024

August 22, 2024

September 12, 2024

September 26, 2024

October 10, 2024

October 24, 2024

November 14, 2024

November 21, 2024

December 12, 2024

January 9, 2025

January 23, 2025

February 13, 2025

February 27, 2024