Workforce and Career Development Certification® Training

The Workforce and Career Development Certification® Training (WCDC)® explores the career and workforce development competencies required for the effective delivery of high-quality, career development services. The training utilizes the National Career Development Associations’ Facilitating Career Development curriculum and is built upon three nationally accredited, and industry-recognized certifications; including the Certified Career Services Provider Certification (CCSP), Global Career Development Facilitator Certification (GCDF), and the Certified Workforce Development Professional Certification (CWDP).

The WCDC® coursework includes over 20 core competencies that all workforce development professionals should possess in order to provide their customers with superior service and expertise in the areas of assessment, career planning, business services, working with diverse populations, and ethics.

TAD Grants uses a blended approach that is a mix of online learning and instructor-led webinars that includes weekly assignments and targeted instructor feedback.

Average Hours Per Week Spent on Course Work: 4-6
Monday Classes are 1 hour in duration and are mandatory
The course is approximately 14 weeks in length and may vary based on holidays and class progression.

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March 302023 - June 152023 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)

Workforce Development Boards are charged with a very specific and imperative responsibility, they exist to provide guidance and support to those within their workforce areas to further the economic growth, financial stability, and security of their communities. Accomplishing this work can be daunting, confusing, and even frustrating. But, it can also be incredibly rewarding. This workshop will focus on three key elements of creating a workforce board that understands and defines its role within the community, the impact it has on the business and economic growth, and the leadership principles needed to become the foundation for individuals, families, businesses, community organizations and other key stakeholders within your local areas.

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This Business Services Consultant curriculum is developed with input from leaders and practitioners within the Workforce and Economic Development Industries to ensure its fidelity and applicable value in the field. Those that successfully complete the training and demonstrate their competence through their documented application of knowledge will earn their certification while raising the professional standards for Business Services across the country. This course is pre-approved for continuing education hours for those that hold the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) credential by the Center for Credentialing & Education.

Location: Metro Tech Event Center, 1900 Springlake Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Course Schedule:

Day One – April 4th, 2023 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Content: Business Engagement Step 1 of the CBSC™ process

Day Two – April 5th, 2023 | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Content: CBSC™ Process Steps 2 & 3 Discovery and Solutions with activities and case study review.

Day Three – April 6th, 2023 | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Content: CBSC™ Process Step 4 Follow-Up, Customer Service, Case Study review and Certification Requirements Review

Cancellation Policy:

Any and all cancellations made 30 days or more prior to the start date of the event for which you registered will be refunded back to the original payment method less a $50 processing fee. Cancellations for any and all reasons within 30 days of the start date of the events for which you registered will not be refunded. You will receive full credit on your account to use for a future event or other professional development opportunities.