Earning GCDF Credentials

The Career and Workforce Coach Facilitator (WCCF) Certificate is a 120-hour program designed for workforce, career, human resources, out-placement and education professionals interested in obtaining an international credential as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF).  Successful completion of this noncredit certificate program satisfies the training requirement component for earning the Global Career Development Facilitator credential.

The credential is conferred by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE), an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, the largest helping skills credentialing organization in the world. Both the online and classroom-based formats of the University's Career and Workforce Coach Facilitator certificate program have been approved by CCE as official curricula that satisfies the training requirement for the GCDF credential. 

This training and credential promotes the establishment of common skills for all workers involved in career coaching and/or facilitation. Career coach and facilitator professional goals are met through:

  • Portability – The Global Career Development Facilitator credential is recognized throughout the country and will help professionals seeking employment.
  • Skill Transferability – Professionals holding this credential are able to be productive across different businesses with the same skill requirements.
  • Education and Training Consistency – Basic learning objectives and curricula are the same across and within geographic areas.
  • Customization – The curricula can be customized to the specific needs of groups and/or organizations.

For more information on earning Global Career Development Facilitator credentials, please contact the Watson School of Public Service and Continuing Studies by email.