Full-timeCareer Development Practitioner Certificate

Our graduates

Veronica on her program experience

Tomoko on finding meaningful employment. Read Tomoko's full story below.

Evelyn on being prepared to make a difference

    • Danica Isherwood

      Danica turned her passion for helping others into a rewarding career as an employment placement specialist.
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    • Raj Gill

      Raj’s research led him to the Career Development Practitioner Certificate program, which allowed him to network and secure his current role as a customized employment specialist with Avia Employment Services.
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    • Ning Huang

      Ning's dedicated work earned her the 2018 Emerging Career Practitioner of the Year award.
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    • Tomoko Kajiyama

      Through her new career, former ESL teacher Tomoko has followed her passion to inspire and empower youth.
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    • Sarah Fritz

      Sarah Fritz has always enjoyed helping family and friends with résumés and cover letters. Now, she is using her Career Development Practitioner Certificate to make a difference in people’s lives.
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As a graduate of this training program, you’ll be prepared for a variety of roles:

  • Career development practitioner
  • Career coach or planner
  • Career group facilitator
  • Job search trainer
  • Intake interviewer
  • Career resource centre coordinator
  • Employment or career counsellor
  • Career development caseworker
  • Vocational consultant
  • Workforce development specialist

Potential employers span the private and public sectors. Options include the following:

  • High schools
  • Colleges
  • Job service offices
  • Employment centres
  • Government agencies