Employment Consulting Certificate Course (CDP-104)
CDP-104 – Certificate Course – Class size is limited.
Certified Employment Strategist (CES) Certification Preparation Course
Join us for a strategic employment consulting course for practitioners. If you are an employment consultant or job search strategist, this course is ideal. You’ll receive information, tools, and resources to enable you to help your clients with their job search and employment goals.
This is an intensive 3-week distance learning course.
This fully interactive course focuses on job search – the work search process and employment strategy. You will gain broad knowledge and expertise to assist clients with identifying their value proposition, developing a marketing plan, using social media, and networking successfully. This course provides you with many opportunities to practice your employment consulting skills. If you are serious about advancing your competency within the scope of career transition and job search, or if you would like to be granted your Certified Employment Strategist (CES) Certification in the future, you will discover that this course is designed to help you achieve your goal!
Are you ready to take your employment consulting abilities to the next level?
This intensive 3-week course helps you in the following ways:
- Boost your confidence and talent in employment consulting.
- Gain an in-depth understanding of Labour Market Information and Canadian legislation.
- Learn to strategically support your clients through the execution of their work search.
- Learn strategies including inner reflection, career branding, and reputation management.
- Update your competency in social media, social networking, and job search technology.
- Position yourself to earn more as one of the top employment consultants in Canada.
- Earn 45 hours towards any Continuing Education Credits (CECs) you require.
- Become eligible to Fast-Track the Certified Employment Strategist (CES) credential.
Get valuable resource material that you will use again and again.
You will receive The Canadian Employment Strategist, the Certified Employment Strategist (CES) 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 employment consulting 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 strategic employment consulting career.
This Employment Consulting course is designed as a preparatory and assessment program for those practitioners wishing to receive their Certified Employment Strategist (CES) designation. Upon passing, you will be fully ready to apply for Certified Employment Strategist (CES) certification through Career Professionals of Canada. Note that you must pay the application fee to be granted the designation through CPC’s CES Fast-Track Program. Certification program costs are outlined on the Career Professionals of Canada website.
COURSE OVERVIEWCourse Number: CDP-104 Course Status: Registration Open Course Duration: 3 Weeks | 15 hours per week (45 hours) Course Prerequisite: Prior strategic employment counselling/coaching/consulting experience or a diploma in a related area is recommended. Accreditation: Employment Consulting 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.
CES Study Guide ChaptersStudents will be supplied with The Canadian Employment Strategist, Career Professionals of Canada’s Certified Career Strategist eGuide. Part 1 — Employment Foundation Chapter 1 – The Employment Strategist Chapter 2 – Career Transition Essentials Chapter 3 – Labour Market Information Chapter 4 – Canadian Legislation Part 2 — Employment Fundamentals Chapter 5 – Stress Management Chapter 6 – Self Discovery & Inner Reflection Chapter 7 – Value Proposition & Career Branding Part 3 — Job Search Essentials Chapter 8 – Job Search Execution Chapter 9 – Resume & Portfolio Development Chapter 10 – Employment Interviewing Part 4 – Transition Support Chapter 11 – Reputation Management Chapter 12 – Social Media & Networking Chapter 13 – Leveraging Technologies Part 5 – Certification Chapter 14 – CES Testing Process Chapter 15 – MEIS Testing Process
- Online assignments and group discussion participation (60%)
- Homework assignment Submission of a Case Study (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 Covered11 Career Discovery Process - Engage clients in a structured career exploration 11.1 Conduct intake interview 11.3 Help client develop goals and action plans 11.4 Select and monitor interventions 11.5 Help client build support network 12 Learning and Job Readiness - Provide individualized support to achieve learning and employment goals 12.1 Explore learning and employment possibilities 13.5 Work with clients affected by work disruption 15 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 15.7 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 14 Career Resources - Manage career resources to support client services and self-directed learning 14.1 Maintain and deliver career resources 14.2 Maintain current knowledge of labour market 14.3 Guide self-directed assessment 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.