Career Professionals of Canada is setting the Canadian standard for excellence in our field.

CPC’s Career Development Practitioner Certificate Program (CDP) courses are ideal if you want to update your competencies and prepare to apply for your Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) Certification. 

CDP-01 and CDP-02 will help you fulfil the mandatory minimum requirements for Ethics and Theory so that you can pursue your provincial Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) certification.

Course List

You may take the following fully facilitated, online courses and programs separately at your convenience. For upcoming course details and schedules, please click on the links in the black menu above.


CDP-01 Career Development Ethics & Standards10 hours (2 weeks)
CDP-02Career Development Theory, Models & Practices40 hours (4 weeks)
CDP-03Employment Interview Coaching & Consulting 50 hours (5 weeks)
CDP-04Career Transition Counselling & Consulting 50 hours (5 weeks)
CDP-05Advanced Resume Development50 hours (5 weeks)

Certification Program

CPC’s Certification Program validates and recognizes the expertise of Canadian career practitioners in four competency areas. This is a self-study validation of your skills. CPC certifications are ideal if you are or would like to work in the resume, interview, employment, and career fields. Use the letters after your name. Use the logo on your resume, website, and business card.

Certified Resume StrategistCRSCDP-05
Certified Interview StrategistCISCDP-03
Certified Employment StrategistCESCDP-04
Certified Career StrategistCCSCDP-01 & CDP-02

FREE Webinars

CPC Certification Information SessionFREE Webinar Information
CAREERPRO 2015 Keynote PresentationFREE Webinar Presentation
Start a Career PracticeFREE Webinar Presentation
Eastern Canada Regional Labour MarketFREE Recording
Western Canada Regional Labour MarketFREE Recording
Benefits of CCDP CertificationFREE Video

Upcoming Conference

The CAREERPRO virtual career development conference for practitioners takes place annually during the first week of Canada Career Month (November).  Get daily content-rich sessions in informative online presentation format. You will receive five days of professional development without incurring any travel expenses. Space is limited. Register now to confirm your spot.

CAREERPRO 2016 Register Now


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Career Professionals working together for career success!

This site is for Career Professionals serving people in the Canadian labour market. A Career Professional is an umbrella term that we use to refer to any practitioner supporting people through career development, employment, outplacement, and/or vocational guidance. This includes but is not limited to: career-related coaches, counsellors, educators, consultants, assistants, coordinators, specialists, (resume) writers, administrators, managers, executives, and officers. Are you a job seeker?

Check CPC’s Events Schedule for all our upcoming programs and courses