Certified Federal Job Search Trainer® and Certified Federal Career Coach® Certification

Completion of this in-depth course entitles you to use the recognized Certified Federal Job Search Trainer® and Certified Federal Career Coach® designations for your bio and agency workshop listings.

The certification is valid for three (3) years. Course participants who attend the 8-part webinar program in 2022 will have a valid certification until Sept. 30, 2025.

Read about our recertification options.

To obtain the CFJST and CFCC certification and licenses, you must:
a) Attend the 8-part webinar series
b) Sign a license agreement upon completion of the class

Certification Benefits:

During your certification period and any recertification period, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Be licensed to teach the Ten Steps to a Federal Job® and use the PowerPoint presentations for the Jobseeker’s Guide 8th Edition – Ten Steps to a Federal Job, The Stars are Lined Up for Military Spouses, and Ten Steps to a Pathways Internship.
  • Access online information and resources on our Ten Steps Instructors site.
  • Use the Certified Federal Job Search Trainer® and Certifed Federal Career Coach® logos on your business card, website, and other marketing materials.
  • Have access to our trainers and staff for curriculum support.

CEUs, Certification & Licensures:

Our three day program is pre-approved to fulfill 24 continuing education hours for the Center of Credentialing and Education’s Global Career Development Facilitator (GDCF) certification.

See your CFJST / CFCC Credentialing Plan here »

Once the certification requirements are met, you will be licensed to use the CFJST and CFCC logos and the Ten Steps to a Federal Job® logo pursuant to Resume Place’s CFJST and CFCC Logo and Materials Usage Agreement. Course participants are licensed by the Resume Place, Inc. to teach the Ten Steps to a Federal Job® curriculum and PowerPoint for 3 years. At the conclusion of the class, you will receive a personalized, full-color certificate suitable for framing.

To obtain the CFJST and CFCC certification and licenses, you must:
a) attend the 8-part webinar series
b) sign a license agreement upon completion of the course.

To maintain the CFJST and CFCC certification and licenses, you must be recertified every three years. Go to our recertification page for more information.

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