Guide to Mandatory Courses

Institutions offering Required Mandatory Courses

Please check directly with the institutions for further details. As more institutions are delivering the mandatory courses this list will be updated.

CDPCBO (Career Development Practitioner Certification Board of Ontario)   online

CDPCBO now offers hybrid courses combining both asynchronous and synchronous online learning

Career Development Theory (meets the requirements for CDP Certification)
Career Development Ethics (meets the requirements for CDP Certification)
Needs Assessment (meets the requirements for CDP Certification)

Conestoga College (Ontario)

As of September 2015 students can take the following courses on-line through the Continuing Education Department. Program and course information is available on the Conestoga Continuing Education website. view

• Ethics and Theory for Career Professionals CARD1110
• Professional Ethics, Interviewing and Counselling CARD8210
• Career Counselling and Development CARD8090

Mohawk College (Ontario)

Currently the following course is already been run through Continuing Education. view

• Theories of Career Development CAR 01
• The Ethics course is under development.

University of Calgary (Alberta)

The following courses can be taken individually or as part of the Continuing Education Certificate in Career Development and Academic Advising. Courses are available online.

• ADL 210 Career Development Foundations
• ADL 221 Ethics for Career Development Professionals

Douglas College (BC)

The following courses are available by distance learning. view

• Theories, Models and Strategies CDPP 750
• Ethics for Career Development Practitioners CDPP 267

Life Strategies (BC) in conjunction with Yorkville University

The following courses can be taken individually or as part of their Career Management Professionals Program. Courses are delivered by distance. view

• Career Development Foundations; Emerging Theories and Models
• Ethics for Career Practitioners

Career Professionals of Canada 

Ethics and Theory courses can be taken individually or part of the CDP program. To arrange a specific date that is convenient for your organization’s training needs, contact [email protected].

•  CDP Program:
•  Career Development Foundations (Ethics and Theory) (CDP-101)
•  Career Development Ethics & Standards Course (CDP-101e)
•  Career Development Theory, Models & Practices Course (CDP-101t)

Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia)

The following courses are available through distance learning.View Here

• Theories of Career Development
• Professional Ethics for Career Development Practitioners

Fanshawe College

Career Development Practitioner View Here

The following courses are available at Fanshawe College:

• SOCI-6010    Career Counselling
• SOCI-6011     Ethics & App to Labour Market Info