Career Competence

Career Competence is a free self-assessment and professional development planning tool. Through this interactive form, you will assess your competencies against The Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners (S&Gs).

Use this resource freely and share it widely with
your colleagues, co-workers, and contacts.


Assess yourself and record your evidence, actions, and plans in your
Career Competence Self-Assessment and Professional Development Form.

Download & Share Career Competence (PDF)

Note: Career Competence is a large PDF file. It may take a few minutes to open. For the best results, do not complete the form online. Download and save your file before working on the form using your computer’s PDF reader.

The Career Competence Self-Assessment and Professional Development Planning Tool for Career Development Practitioners is developed by Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) and is made possible by The Canadian Standards & Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners.

The Canadian Council for Career Development and Canadian Career Development Foundation are committed to ensuring that the S&Gs remain vital and reflect our ever-evolving practice. The S&Gs define the competencies Career Development Practitioners need in order to practice effectively and ethically.

Career Competence is is an initiative conceived and developed by Sharon Graham, Executive Director of Career Professionals of Canada (CPC).

The Career Competence photo is courtesy of Bench Accounting and Unsplash.