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Global Career Development Facilitator Cert Program (F)

ID : 64462   
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This is a hybrid version of our Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) program, which blends 4 virtual 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. Zoom Sessions: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm:  Sept 16, Oct 14, Nov 18, Dec 9, 2021 

Class Details

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

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: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm: Sept 16, Oct 14, Nov 18, Dec 9, 2021  
  • Tuition: 


    Registration Closes On
    Friday, December 17, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

    Schedule Information

    Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
    9/13/2021 - 12/17/2021 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM Normandale (Bloomington), Online - with instructor led chat sessions  Map Jessica Ayub  ClassRoom

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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