Employment Interview Coaching Certificate Course (CDP-103)
Employment Interview Coaching
CDP-103 – Certificate Course – Class size is limited.
Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) Certification Preparation Course
Join us for a fully interactive strategic employment interview coaching course for practitioners. This program is designed to upgrade your skills and enable you to apply emotional intelligence, relationship building, value proposition, constructive feedback, and role-play in your client sessions.
This is an intensive 3-week distance learning course.
This course provides you with many opportunities to practice your interview coaching skills. You’ll uncover effective strategies and new responses to challenging traditional and behavioural interview questions. If you are serious about advancing your competency within the scope of employment interviews, or if you would like to be granted your Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) Certification in the future, you will discover that this course is designed to help you achieve your goal!
Are you ready to take your interview coaching abilities to the next level?
This intensive 3-week course helps you in the following ways:
- Boost your confidence and talent in employment interview coaching.
- Learn to strategically support your clients to articulate their value proposition.
- Apply emotional intelligence in the coaching process.
- Study various types of interviews, interview questions, and answers.
- Get updated on Canadian legislation and legislative standards.
- Learn how reputation management, reference checking, negotiation contribute to interview success.
- Position yourself to earn more as one of the top interview consultants in Canada.
- Earn 45 hours towards any Continuing Education Credits (CECs) you require.
- Become eligible to Fast-Track the Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) credential.
Get valuable resource material that you will use again and again.
You will receive The Canadian Interview Strategist, the Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) Study eGuide, along with resources, reference sheets, and samples. The eGuide is a valuable resource. It thoroughly discusses current concepts and strategies to enable practitioners to provide exemplary support and services. Many opportunities will be provided for you to become familiar with the material. This eGuide and associated resources will be an asset throughout your career.
Ready yourself for the next step in your employment interview coaching career.
Employment Interview Coaching and Consulting is designed as a preparatory and assessment program for those practitioners wishing to receive their Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) designation. Upon passing, you will be fully ready to apply for Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) certification through Career Professionals of Canada. Note that you must have a minimum of 2 years related work experience and you must pay the application fee to be granted the designation through CPC’s CIS Fast-Track Program. Certification program costs are outlined on the Career Professionals of Canada website.
COURSE OVERVIEWCourse Number: CDP-103 Course Status: Registration Open Course Duration: 3 Weeks | 15 hours per week (45 hours) Course Prerequisite: Prior employment interview coaching experience or a diploma in a related area is recommended. Accreditation: Employment Interview Coaching Certificate (upon successful completion).
- You participate in the online class and complete daily modules on your own schedule.
- You have full access to all course material at any time and day during the course.
- You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions.
- Your class instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.
You will receive The Canadian Interview Strategist, Career Professionals of Canada’s Certified Interview Strategist eGuide.You will also receive various resources and reference sheets along with additional relevant readings, which will be posted on the course site.
CIS Study Guide ChaptersStudents will be supplied with The Canadian Interview Strategist, Career Professionals of Canada’s Certified Interview Strategist eGuide. Part 1 — Interview Strategy Chapter 1 – The Interview Strategist Chapter 2 – First Impressions Chapter 3 – Positive Psychology Chapter 4 – Value Proposition Part 2 — Interview Types Chapter 5 – Types of Interviews Chapter 6 – Behavioural Interviews Chapter 7 – Situational Interviews Chapter 8 – Interview Questions Part 3 — Interview Support Chapter 9 – Canadian Legislation Chapter 10 – Reputation Management Chapter 11 – The Reference Check Part 4 – Interview Success Chapter 12 – Interview Negotiation Chapter 13 – The Post Interview Debrief Part 5 – Certification Chapter 14 – CIS Testing Process Chapter 15 – MCIS Testing Process Appendices Appendix A – Traditional Interview Questions Appendix B – Behavioural Interview Questions Appendix C – Situational Interview Questions Appendix D – Inappropriate Interview Questions Appendix E – Questions to Bring to the Interview
- Online assignments and group discussion participation (60%)
- Homework assignment submission of a practical application report (40%)
Distance Education | Fully-Facilitated | Online CourseThis custom-designed, fully-facilitated online format is ideal for adult learners. When you register, you will receive login instructions by email so that you can get comfortable with the platform and program, and start your pre-course work right away. The distance education format is a combination of videos, reading, quizzes, online discussions, reflection exercises, small projects, and final homework assignment. Your active participation in all these aspects enriches your learning experience. As this course is offered online, you must have reliable internet access and be comfortable using internet technology, downloading resources, and communicating in discussion forums.
CDP Competency Framework Competencies Covered15 Client Work Search Strategies - Use tailored approaches to prepare client for learning and employment 15.4 Work with clients to develop value proposition 15.5 Work with clients to develop references 15.6 Work with clients to prepare for employment interviews 15.7 Work with clients to build a professional network
Other Areas Discussed
1 Professional Responsibility - Adhere to professional code of conduct 1.5 Represent career development qualifications 2 Ethics and Regulations - Guide practice using ethical decision-making process 2.1 Comply with legislation and regulations 3 Client-Practitioner Relationship - Nurture a collaborative and trusting relationship 3.1 Establish and sustain working alliance 3.3 Help clients address and prevent conflict 4 Diversity and Inclusion - Promote a diverse and inclusive workforce and equitable access to resources and opportunities 4.1 Respect diversity and inclusion 4.2 Promote diversity and inclusion 4.3 Advocate for clients 5 Evidence-Based Practice - Develop and sustain an evidence-based practice to improve outcomes 5.1 Develop evidence-based interventions 5.2 Monitor client progress 6 Professional Development - Commit to lifelong learning by developing new skills aligned with development in the field of practice and society 6.1 Develop and maintain professional relationships 6.2 Engage in lifelong learning 6.3 Collaborate with peers 7 Health and Wellness - Promote well-being and a healthy work environment 7.1 Manage emotional responses 7.2 Interact with others in respectful and civil manner 9 Digital Literacy - Leverage current and emerging technologies to support career development practice 9.1 Use digital technology 10 Foundational Knowledge and Applied Theories - Develop foundational knowledge of field of practice 10.1 Understand career development theories and models 10.2 Apply career development theories and models 11 Career Discovery Process - Engage clients in a structured career exploration 11.1 Conduct intake interview 11.5 Help client build support network 13 Awareness of Diverse Worldviews - Develop tailored approaches for client populations 13.2 Work with Immigrant Clients 14 Career Resources - Manage career resources to support client services and self-directed learning 14.1 Maintain and deliver career resources 14.4 Deliver services using technology 15 Client Work Search Strategies - Use tailored approaches to prepare client for learning and employment 15.2 Work with clients to write communications 15.3 Work with clients to assemble portfolios 16 Referrals to Professional Services - Refer client to other professionals as required 16.1 Maintain network of referral resources
RATE Professional Members of Career Professionals of Canada $495 Supporting Organizations (ask for code) $693 Non-Members $990
Fees are paid at the time of registration for each course. Cost includes all required texts.