There are many possible paths to becoming a CDP. 3CD has developed a National Certification Standard and National Recertification Standard. As a first step, we encourage you to contact the Career Development professional association nearest you:
- British Columbia Career Development Association
- Career Development Association of Alberta
- Career Development Practitioners Certification Board of Ontario
- Manitoba Association for Career Development
- New Brunswick Career Development Action Group
- Nova Scotia Career Development Association
- Career Development Association of Prince Edward Island
- Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Career Practitioners
- Saskatchewan Career Development Association
For those wishing to practice as a career counsellor in Quebec, contact:
For a listing of CCCD members, click here.
Many post-secondary institutions now offer Career Development programs. Click here to access a listing of programs across Canada.