Career Management Professional Program (CMPP)

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The Career Management Professional Program (CMPP) is designed to meet the professional development needs of career/employment counsellors, career practitioners, human resource management professionals, counsellors, rehabilitation professionals, and practitioners in related fields.

The Career Management Professional Program offers 11 distinct courses (click on title to view course outline). Students are welcome to (1) take courses individually to meet their professional development needs or (2) complete a full certificate specialization

1. Individual Courses 

Each has been pre-approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by:

  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada
  • Center for Credentialing and Education - GCDF Credential

2. Certificate Specialization: Career Development Practitioner (CDP) Essentials

For those interested in completing a full certificate, Life Strategies offers a 10-course certificate specialization option providing 200 hours of foundational training needed to work in a wide variety of roles and settings within the career development sector. It is ideal for those seeking certification through provincial certifying bodies. 

  1. Administering and Interpreting Career Assessments
  2. Career Coaching Skills
  3. Career Development Foundations, Emerging Theories, and Models
  4. Ethics for Career Practitioners
  5. Group Facilitation Strategies for Career Programs
  6. Helping Skills to Facilitate Career Development
  7. Researching Workplace Trends, Career Information, and Employment Possibilities
  8. Understanding Diverse Clients
  9. Work Search Essentials 1: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Career Portfolios
  10. Work Search Essentials 2: Interview and Negotiation Strategies

Did You Know . . .

. . . BCCDA is offering a free 1-year professional membership for all career development program graduates who apply for their profession designation (CCDP OR CCDP Candidate) within 1 year of graduating form their program. The CMPP - CDP Essentials program qualifies! Connect with for details.

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Life Strategies Ltd.
Chilliwack, British Columbia

PH: 604.856.2386
TOLL FREE: 1.877.266.8581

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Life Strategies is committed to facilitating accessible and affordable professional development. We offer several internationally recognized certificate programs; all courses are taught by industry experts in our facilitated e-learning management system. (Courses and full programs are also available face-to-face or in a blended learning format, upon request by intact work groups, educational institutions, or professional associations).