Please note:

​This course is specifically designed for those current working in the career counselling field who have not completed Conestoga’s Career Development Professional program (or similar) and who wish to prepare for the provincial CDP certification through the CDPCBO.

Course description

This course will provide an overview of the theory and practice of career counselling and development. Emphasis will be placed on an analysis of: career development theories, career information and the practice of career / employment counselling. Students will engage in learning projects that will develop their appreciation for and understanding of both the theory and practice of career development.Students will learn to situate their own career development practice within the ethics and scope of practice outlines in the National Competency Framework for Career Development Practitioners. This course is specifically designed to support current Career Development Practitioners to prepare for provincial certification.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023. Fall 2023 registration opens July 24, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery