How do I become a Career Development Practitioner?

There are many possible paths to becoming a CDP.  There are National Certification Standards and National Recertification Standards for practice as well as provincial standards.  As a first step, we encourage you to learn more about becoming a certified CDP by contacting the Career Development Professional Association nearest you:

Many post-secondary institutions now offer Career Development programs. A listing of programs across Canada is available by clicking here.  This information has also been organized by learning modality (e.g. distance, in-person, fully online).

For a listing of 3CD members, click here.