Facilitating Career Development
A 120 hour training course based on the curriculum developed by
National Career Development Association (NCDA)
What is Facilitating Career Development (FCD)?
FCD, formerly called Career Development Facilitator (CDF) is a premium career development course comprising up to 120 hours of course work and provides participants with the relevant skills and knowledge to work with others in planning for their career future and finding meaningful work.
This FCD course is based on the National Career Development Association’s (NCDA) curriculum and designed to standardize the knowledge and experience of individuals who work in a career development setting. The NCDA is the largest professional association for career development in the world and has a history of over 100 years of theory & practice development.
Participants of this course will be taught based on the 12 core competencies of a career practitioner as laid out by the NCDA curriculum. In addition, participants will also be equipped with career development frameworks and career assessment tools that are critical for the success of career practitioners in this field.
This course is provided in an e-learning hybrid format which requires participants to attend a combination of:
Face to face classroom training (3 days),
Assessments and other web-based instructional approaches.
The FCD training includes hands-on and interactive teaching methods and opportunities to interact with colleagues from a variety of work settings.
12 Competencies covered
These are the competencies participants will be trained in
Proficiency in career facilitation
Labour Market Information & Resources
Understand labour market trends
Use formal and informal assessments
Recognise special needs of different groups
Ethical and Legal Issues
Understand Code of Ethics and legal requirements
Career Development Models
Apply different career theories to different situations
Know Job Search strategies and techniques for groups
Training Clients and Peers
Prepare and develop training materials for different groups
Programme management/ Implementation
Understand career programmes and their implementation
Promotion and Public Relations
Market & promote career programmes
Comprehend and use career development tech-enabled programmes
Act as Career Consultants to stakeholders
Credentials for application
Upon completion of the course, participants are eligible to apply for the following credentials:
CCSP (Certified Career Services Provider) by the National Career Development Association
PCDAS (Professional Member, Career Development Association of Singapore)
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