Workforce And Career Development Certification
The Workforce and Career Development Certification Training (WCDC) is a 14-week course that covers fundamental workforce development competencies and skills required for the effective delivery of high-quality career development services. WCDC training is built upon three nationally accredited and industry recognized certifications, including the Certified Career Services Provider Certification (CCSP), Global Career Development Facilitator Certification (GCDF), and the Certified Workforce Development Professional Certification (CWDP). The WCDC coursework includes over 20 core competencies that all workforce development professionals should possess in order to provide their customers with superior service and expertise in the areas of assessment, career planning, business services, working with diverse populations, and ethics.
The WCDC Training is designed for professionals that are providing oversight or direct services within a workforce and/or career-centric program or organization.
Example of roles include:
- Program Managers
- Career Advisors
- Case Managers
- Employment Specialists
- Career Coaches/Counselors
A few core competencies participants could expect to explore by attending this course:
- Ethical and Legal Issues
- Employability Skills
- Career Development Principles & Models
- Business and Economic Development Intelligence
- Diversity in Workforce Development
- Program Management/Implementation
- Program Implementation Principles & Strategies
*Completion of this course may lead to multiple credentials-see course description list **Material fees are paid directly to the NCDA by the student.***Certificate Fees are paid directly to the credentialing agencies separate from the fees listed. Students are responsible for paying certificate fees directly to the credentialing entity.
Mixed Learning: A combination of in-person and on-site delivery to cohorts, including a mix of distance learning and in-person instruction, including weekly assignments and targeted instructor feedback.