Become a certified Career Counselor


The Career Counsellor - GCDF accredited (Gobal Career Development Facilitator) - is a specialist capable of designing long term career and development plans for individuals. In order to achieve this, the career counsellor studies and develops himself continuously, with particular interest in human beings behaviour, human beings interests and development, labor market tendencies, specific  formal and informal tests.


The Career Counsellor can work in private companies, public institutions, NGO or have their own cabinet.


The official curicula for becoming a GCDF Career Counsellor develops the following competencies :
1. Theories and models of career development
2. Support abilities in counselling
3. Diversity in counselling
4. Evaluation in career counselling
5. Technology in career counselling
6. The Labor market
7. Abilities for searching and submitting for a job
8. Training
9. Development and implementation of career programs
10. Promotion and PR
11. Ethical and legal aspects in career counselling
12. Supervising in counselling


The above-mentioned competencies are to be developed in a number of 120 hours of theory and practice; there will be a certain number of hours dedicated to face-to-face meetings, a number of hours of individual studying plus 1 case-study with a client, under the supervision of the trainer. The training could take 3 months, depending on the mutual agenda.


The GCDF Certificate is administrated in Romania by NBCC Romania (National Board of Career Counsellors) and offered by CCE Europe (center for Credentialing and Education). It is an international recognised certificate, with imediate application on the Romanian market, as the curricula is customized according to the Romanian culture, mentality and reality.


Royalty jobs international is authorized by NBCC Romania to supply training for GCDF Certified Career Counsellors, according to the official curricula . Mrs. Isabella Berghoffer is a certified Trainer  (by NBCC Romania) for GCDF Career Counsellors.  She is also a practician of career counselling services, being accredited as GCDF Career Counsellor since 2007.


For more information related to becoming a Certified Career Counsellor, kindly write to iberghoffer@royaltyjobs.com with the subject „ I want to become a certified Career Counsellor”.


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