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Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF-US) (CCE-Approved Provider)

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This course meets the GCDF competencies training requirement for the GCDF Credential under the auspices of the Center for Credentialing and Education. There is added emphasis to help customers find truly worthwhile employment. Each week a different competency will be the focus of instruction with the exception of technology which is embedded into numerous modules.

CCE is a Credentialing Body independant from NECA. The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) is a not-for-profit organization that provides practitioners and organizations with assessments, business support services and credentialing. Created in 1995 as an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), CCE credentials more than 25,000 practitioners globally in a variety of fields.

This program follows the Center for Credentialing and Education guidelines:

GCDFs help people meet career goals by providing career facilitation and guidance. GCDFs work alongside professionals with more extensive training in government employment agencies, schools, universities, corporate human resources departments, private consultancy firms, and many other settings.

GCDFs complete at least 120 hours of training based on a curriculum infused with general and country-specific activities. Additionally, GCDFs must demonstrate that they engage in continuing education activities to remain abreast of current information in the career development field.

Upon successful completion of the training, participants will:

  • Understand the history, scope, ethics and theory of Employment Counseling, Career and Workforce Development
  • Become familiar with the varied roles of career development facilitators
  • Have proven they understand the 12 GCDF competencies
  • Be prepared to assemble their GCDF applications

Future Courses: (12 week instruction with two reading breaks & a final assignment for a total of 15 weeks , new classes starting approximately every 3 months)

Now Registering for class beginning:

   January 17, 2018

*Registrations being accepted until we reach a maximum class size of 12. Register and make at least a down payment of $250 to save a seat. The first 12 people who pay full tuition,  or make a down payment and set up a payment plan with John Hakemian, will be guarenteed a seat in the next available class. Contact Michael to confirm you have a seat in the class you want.

Program Cost is $1000 USD

  • Option to pay in installments on registration page
  • Option to use the PayPal "Bill Me Later" function (follow these guidelines)
    • Select the payment "In Full - $1000" option on registration page & click payment button
    • Login to your personal PayPal account or create a new account
    • Select form of payment as "Bill Me Later" & PayPal will guide you on the next steps
    • More information about PayPal "Bill Me Later"

Online Registration

  • Get your name on the list for consideration for future classes as soon as possible. Send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions and to be updated on course information as we near deadlines.
  • pdfPDF Flier of GCDF Course: Meet the instructors