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Global Career Development Facilitator Cert Program (F)

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This is a hybrid version of our Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) program, which blends 5 classroom sessions with independent, online learning.  It is not a self-paced class, however.  Students are expected to meet specific deadlines for the completion of assignments.  GCDF is an internationally recognized certification program, which designates individuals working in a variety of career development settings who have met the requirements set forth by the NCDA and Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc. GCDFs may serve as:
  • WorkForce development personnel
  • Job Counselors
  • Career development case managers
  • Job search trainers
  • Career resource center coordinators
  • Career coaches
  • Career development group facilitators
  • Intake interviewers
  • Human resource career development coordinators
  • Employment/placement specialists
  • Occupational and labor market information resource persons
  • High school career center managers 
What the program provides: 
  • Training required for national GCDF certification eligibility
  • Training required for the Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) certification
  • Enhanced skills and knowledge you can apply immediately
  • Instruction by a qualified team of nationally certified and highly experienced faculty  

What you will learn: The GCDF program includes in-depth study of the following major topics:

  • Ethical and legal issues
  • Career development models
  • Employability skills
  • Training clients, peers and groups
  • Technology, computers, web sites
  • Consultation skills
  • Promotion and public relations
  • Helping skills
  • Assessment and assessment instruments
  • Program management and implementation
  • Labor market information and resources
  • Working effectively with diverse populations
The GCDF Program is offered through a partnership with the National Career Development Association & the Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc.

Please contact us at 952-358-8343 for more information about the GCDF certificate and find out if you are eligible to enroll this program.

Class Details

115 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon

Online - with instructor led chat sessions

Jennifer Pollard 

CEUs : 12



Please read:  ***This is a hybrid, or blended version of our GCDF course. It is not self-paced, as students will be challenged with specific deadlines for the completion of assignments. Most of the coursework will be completed online, with the exception of five classroom sessions to be held at Normandale Community College.



Registration Closes On
Thursday, December 31, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/8/2020 - 12/31/2020 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM Normandale (Bloomington), Online - with instructor led chat sessions  Map, Room: Online - with instructor led chat sessions Jennifer Pollard 

Contact Us! - 952.358.8343
Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities System