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Choose from our certified courses to deepen your knowledge and deliver better results.

From schools to the workforce, professional career counselors, coaches, advisors, and all the mentors in between can enhance their talents and update their knowledge. Our courses — Kuder Career Advisor Training® and Kuder® Career Development Facilitator Training™ — help you stay at the forefront of global industry trends and knowledge. Plus, we have the global certification to back it up and the Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you need to stay current. All of this is offered in the best, most flexible formats for your busy schedules. 

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Improve Your Skills. Maximize Your Impact.

The most successful teachers, administrators, counselors, career coaches, and workforce development advisors never stop learning. The Kuder Career Advisor Training (CAT) program offers the latest evidence-based strategies, trends, and best practices in your choice of an e-learning or blended learning environment.

Choose from two fast-paced formats.

Kuder Career Advisor Training: Essentials™ (10 Hours, Self-Paced)‚Äč 

Kuder Career Advisor Training: Advanced™ (30 Hours, Instructor Led)

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CAT Features

Created by world-renowned experts.

Developed by Dr. JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey, this signature program covers the core competencies of career development and a range of current best practices. As an International Association of Career Advisors (IACA) Certified Course Provider, we hold our curricula to the highest standard.

Two formats, designed to fit your needs.

Choose the 10-hour Essentials e-learning course. Or, for more seasoned professionals, the flexible 30-hour Advanced course is offered several ways: entirely online, entirely face-to-face, or a blended learning course with six hours of in-person facilitation. 

Offers a richer understanding of the Kuder Career Planning System

Each course covers the Kuder Career Planning System in-depth to help practitioners understand and define the role of technology-based systems in delivering career planning services and interpreting career assessments for students and adults.

CAT: Essentials

  • No prerequisites.
  • Entirely online, self-directed and self-paced.
  • Four modules can be completed in 10 hours or less.

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CAT: Advanced

  • No prerequisites.
  • Ongoing instructor support, assignments, and discussions.
  • Private, on-site courses available.  

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CAT: Continuing Education Units

Keep your Certified Career Advisor credential current by completing at least one approved three-hour CEU course each year.

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Career Advisors: This course provides a survey of proven problem-solving strategies and practices. Enroll now >
  • Program Planning and Implementation: This course is designed to build the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to plan and deliver career planning services. Enroll now >

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Individual professional training — for the greater good.

Whether you’re seeking to stay at the forefront of industry trends and knowledge, acquire a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) credential, or earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), the Kuder Career Development Facilitator (CDF) Training program is made for you.

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CDF Features

Everything you need to become a GCDF.

Our 120-hour, instructor-led e-learning course is centered on the 12 competencies established by the National Career Development Association.

Participants receive course materials, access to online learning management system, formal career assessments, and an online portfolio.

Designed to support you in any setting.

The Kuder CDF Training program is made for professionals who aim to assist both students and adults with educational and vocational planning in a wide variety of settings — from schools to corporations, from military offices to community agencies.


CDF Benefits

Make a difference in your field:

  • Enhance career guidance with those you advise.
  • Improve the quality and breadth of your career development knowledge.
  • Increase your marketability in a wide variety of roles and settings.
  • Become eligible for Global Career Development Facilitator credentialing; for national certification through the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE); and for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

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“The CDF Training is well worth the time and money spent. I feel that this process and the content focus provides the empowerment needed to impact society.”

Carolyn Davis

Houston Community College