Certificate for Career Practitioners

Designed by industry experts for today's professionals

Driven by today’s changing economy, the field of career development is rapidly evolving and expanding. It’s imperative for those involved – from job coaches to HR professionals – to keep pace with the changing landscape.

Career Development


Professional and Leadership Studies in Career Development
This certificate has been designed in partnership with the Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA). It provides an opportunity for both new and experienced practitioners to deepen and refresh their knowledge, in line with the Career Development Professional (CDP) Canadian Competency Framework (2021) from the Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF). Participants emerge with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to manage effective employment services for a wide range of clients and employers. All courses require a minimum of 36 hours to complete over 12 weeks and cost $795 each.

Required courses:

Transition Management
Theories, Models & Strategies
Career Decision-Making
Supporting Career Searches
Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

And one of the following advanced skill courses:

Supporting Career Practice for Employers
Supporting Military Members in Career Transition
Supporting Career Goals for Individuals with Disabilities & Diverse Needs
Supporting Career Goals for Indigenous Clients & Communities

View Career Development brochure [PDF - 352 KB]