Global Career Development Facilitator Training

Global Career Development Facilitator program graduates
Credential Earned

GCDF Credential or CCSP Credential


To be eligible for a GCDF credential, there are specific thresholds that you must meet: • You must commit to abide by the GCDF Code of Ethics; • You must complete a required amount of supervised career development experience commensurate with your level of education (see chart below for specifics); and, • You must complete a 120-hour (minimum) comprehensive training of the 12 GCDF core competencies using an approved curriculum.

Contact Linda Bryant:

Phone: 612-787-3786


Global Career Development Facilitator Training

This intense high impact course is designed to equip career services employees with the needed industry tools to guide your participants in their career planning and guidance. This 120 hour program targets the 12 career development competency areas outlined by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) Facilitating Career Development Training Program and approved by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE).

This GCDF® / CCSP Training course is intended for anyone providing career services in employment and workforce development, one stops, career centers, secondary and post-secondary education, veteran career development, career coaching, career advisors, human resources, government or other professionals that desire nationally recognized career training. Upon successful completion, you are eligible to apply for two credentials. The Certified Career Services Provider™ (CCSP) is issued by the NCDA Credentialing Commission. The Global Career Development Facilitator Credential (GCDF®) is issued by the Center for Credentialing and Education.

Course Cost: $1,100 includes student manual & lunch.

Fall Session: September 18, 2019 – December 18, 2019 on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Registration deadline:  Registration form and payment due no later than Wednesday, August 28, 2019 for Fall Session

GCDF Flyer 2019

GCDF Webinar

GCDF Informational Webinar PowerPoint


GCDF Registration Form

GCDF Instructors:
Linda Bryant, Senior Vice President of Programs, EMERGE

Mohamed Ali, Director of Workforce Services & Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center, EMERGE

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