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Fast-Track Your Certification

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Have you already completed a course or certification?

Have you completed a Career Development Practitioner (CDP) program through CPC or at an accredited college or university? Are you a Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP)? If so, let us help you apply your credits towards your CPC certifications.

Read on to learn how you can get a CPC Certification through the Fast-Track Program.

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Am I a candidate for the CPC Fast-Track Program?

Fast-Track certification is open to experienced Career Professionals who have successfully completed CDP Courses or equivalent college/university programs. Upon successfully passing an approved course, you will have completed the base requirements for the associated certification through Career Professionals of Canada’s Fast-Track Program. You will bypass the formal work product submission and review. You must have a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience and you must pay the application fee to be granted the certification. Learn more:

Which CPC courses qualify for certification through the Fast-Track Program?

If you have completed CPC’s Career Development Practitioner Certificate Courses, you may be eligible to be granted your certification through the Fast-Track Program.

Upon successfully passing the associated course, you will have completed the base requirements for the associated certification through Career Professionals of Canada’s Fast-Track Program. You will bypass the formal work product submission and review. You must have a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience and you must pay the application fee to be granted the certification.

What is the Fast-Track Program Application Fee?

To apply and maintain your Fast-Track Certification, you must be a registered professional member of CPC. The fee is $295.00 for each certification application. There is no renewal fee.

How do I get my certification through the Fast-Track

  1. In order to apply for and attain your certification, you must be a registered professional member of Career Professionals of Canada.
  2. Once you have registered for membership, apply for certification. If you are not already a Professional Member, you can join membership and apply for your certification at the same time.
  3. We'll send you a comprehensive eGuide as a resource.
  4. In order to be pre-approved through the Fast-Track Program, email info@CareerProCanada.ca. Attach a scanned copy of your Certificate of Recognition for your course along with your résumé providing details of your employment history.

Once your payment is received, we will review your résumé to confirm your experience. Upon approval, you will be automatically granted your certification. You will be able to use the letters after your name. You will be able to use the logo on your résumé, business card, and website.

How do I start the process?

To start the Fast-Track certification process all you need to do is:

Your certification will be valid as long as you maintain your membership to Career Professionals of Canada. There is no re-certification fee.

Watch our CPC Certification Information Session video to learn more about attaining your designations.

Read on to learn how you can get a CPC Certification through the Fast-Track Program.