Career Certification is happy to have the support of career development organizations across the country. These organizations are fostering and advancing the career development profession in Canada.

Provincial Entities


BC Career Development Association

Advancing Excellence in Career Practice: Elevating Professionalism, Fostering Quality Services in BC.

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Career Development Association of Alberta

Empowering Careers, Building Leaders: CDAA, Your Recognized Partner in Advancing the Career Development Profession.

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Manitoba Association for Career Development

Fostering Excellence in Manitoba: MACD Advances Standards for Career Development Professionals through Collaboration, Education, Certification, and Leadership, Advocating for Competent, Ethical, and Current Practices.

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NB Career Development Association

Fostering Collaborative Connections: NBCDA Partnerships with National, Provincial, and Local Organizations for Career Development and Life/Work Transitions.

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Nova Scotia Career Development Association

Elevating Careers in Nova Scotia: Choice, Professionalism, and Leadership – Recognizing Career Development Practitioners as Professionals and NSCDA as a Sector Leader.

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Saskatchewan Career Development Association

Uniting Career Development Professionals through Networking, Information Sharing, and Lifelong Learning.

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Career Development Practitioners Certification Board of Ontario
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Career Development Association of PEI

Representing professionals who help with career decisions and taking steps to accomplish career goals.

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National Entities


Association of Service Providers for Employability & Career Training BC

Elevating Workforce Development: ASPECT Leads with Education, Advocacy, and Public Awareness to Support Members Offering Community-Based Services

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Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment

CAPLA Advances and Advocates for Awareness, Acceptance, and Quality Practices Across Various Sectors in Canada and Beyond.

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Canadian Career Development Foundation

Empowering Canadian Workplaces: Crafting Sustainable Solutions for Enhanced Career Development Across Lifespans.

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Career Development Professional Centre

Unleashing Potential, Connecting Futures: The Career Development Professional Centre Initiative – Your Virtual Hub for Community Learning, Foundational Training, and Advocating the Vital Role of Career Development in Enhancing Health, Well-being, and the Future of Canada

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Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling

Elevating Career Development for the Public Good: Cultivating Knowledge, Mindsets, and Competencies

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Career Professionals of Canada

Uniting Canada: Career Professionals of Canada, a Not-for-profit Association—Member-run, Volunteer-driven, and Dedicated to Supporting Clients from Coast to Coast to Coast

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