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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

Jessica Ayub 

CEUs : 12



Please read:  ***This 120-hour course is highly interactive and designed for busy, working adults. Learners will complete online training and will meet several times throughout the course, as a cohort via zoom. Online content can be accessed anytime, at the learner’s convenience. Zoom class dates are meant to provide opportunities for collaboration and for participants to develop their skills and refine their core competencies.
  • Zoom sessions will be held on 9/11/20, 10/9/20, 11/13/20, 12/11/20
  • Tuition: 


    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 Jessica Ayub 

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    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