Facilitating Career Development training can enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals who work in any type of career development setting. The FCD curriculum provides training in each of the 12 career development competencies and there is plenty of opportunities to build skills and knowledge in areas that are new to you, as well as enhance and develop those that you use every day.
The in-depth training requires 120 hours, with 80 hours of online instructional hours and 40 outside hours, provided by Linda Sollars, MA, GCDFi, a nationally trained and qualified instructor. Each participant receives 3 career development best-selling books, 6 assessments, and access to a custom website with hands-on and interactive teaching methods.
Upon completing this training, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion which is required when applying for a credential from the National Career Development Association and/or the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) certification through CCE-global , depending on education and experience.
FCD graduates serve as career specialists, professional career coaches, academic advisors, career development trainers and instructors, career and development program managers, career group facilitators, independent career consultants, job search trainers, career resource professionals, human resource career development coordinators, and mental health practitioners, among others.
- Career resources and labor market information
- Career planning processes
- Basic helping and facilitation skills
- Career development models and theories
- Informal and formal assessment approaches
- Diversity and specific population needs
- Student/client development in a career resource center
- Training others and program promotion
- Case management and referral skills
- Ethical and scope-of-practice issues
- Professional and resource portfolios
- Cutting-edge job searching
“The Facilitating Career Development Training with Linda Sollars was one of the best decisions I’ve made to improve my career and to grow my career development business. Linda made the class fascinating, fun and a tremendous growing experience! She shared her real-life examples and impressive coaching experience and included thought-provoking exercises with an in-depth review of all of the course materials and competencies. I’m now more adept at knowing how my clients are served in the best way. I highly recommend Linda’s FCD class with sincere regard for her professionalism and superb teaching talent. She is a rare find and I’ll truly value my connection with her moving forward in my career.”