Join us in 2023!

Become a Certified Federal Job Search Trainer®
and Certified Federal Career Coach®

3 LIVE CLASSES- Maryland/DC and Honolulu, HI

Becoming certified through the Ten Steps to a Federal Job® Certification Program gives you the training and expertise necessary to advance your career and better the lives of the people you serve. The program has been providing highquality instruction for more than 20 years, with hundreds of people certified across government.

We offer comprehensive expertise on the federal job application process and specialized hiring programs such as Veteran‘s Preference, Military Spouse Preference, Schedule A for People with Disabilities, and the Pathways program for new student hires. Additionally, certification provides access to four career curriculum options and the ability to coach, train, and provide resume writing services in the federal job context.

2023dates Grads

CFJST / CFCC Class, Kansas City, KS, August 2022
Human Resources Recruiters, Outreach, Supervisors and EEO Staff
Livestock & Poultry Programs, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

Register for New Certification or Recertification Classes early
More than 200 employment readiness counselors certified in 2022!

Interested in a Hosted Program with content customized for your staff?
We also offer virtual and live hosted sessions.
See Hosted Program fees for 7 or more attendees.
Pay for one trainer to come to your location for the live class.
View the hosted program page here.
Set up a hosted program: Write to [email protected]

March – Live
Session 1: Live classes March 22, 23, 24, 2023; 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM ET, 3 consecutive days


April – Virtual
Session 2: VIRTUAL Classes Starting Tuesday, April 4, 2023 (8 sessions)

Session 2A: Tuesday, 12 noon to 1:30 ET
Session 2B: Tuesday, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET
Virtual HR Day, Friday May 19


June – Virtual
Session 3: VIRTUAL Classes Starting June 21, 2023 (8 sessions)

Session 3A: Wednesdays, 9:00 am to 10:30 am ET
Session 3B: Wednesdays, 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm ET
Session 3C: Wednesdays, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET
Virtual HR Day, Friday July 28


August – Live
Session 5: LIVE Classes, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug 28, 29, 30, 2023, 3 consecutive days
16 attendees so far; Plenty of room for more registrations!

Hawaii National Guard Association – Meeting Room
891 Valkenburgh St
Honolulu, HI 96818
(Near the airport)


September – Virtual
Session 6: VIRTUAL Classes starting Thursdays, Sept. 21, 2023 (8 sessions)

Session 6A: Thursdays, 9:00 am to 10:30 am ET
Session 6B: Thursdays, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm ET
Session 6C: Thursdays, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ET
Virtual HR Day, Friday Oct 20


September – Live
Session 7: LIVE Classes, Sept. 27, 28, 29, 2023, 3 consecutive days

The Professional Outplacement Assistance Center
1306 Concourse Drive, Suite 340, Linthicum, MD 21090
Main number: 410-609-7129

7 miles from BWI Airport

Closest hotel: Embassy Suites by Hilton Baltimore at BWI Airport
1300 Concourse Dr, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Phone number: (410) 850-0747

CLASS SIZE NOTICE: We reserve the right to request that you attend a different date and time if there are less than 7 attendees registered for a specific class. We will give you plenty of notice.

HOSTED CLASSES AT YOUR SITE: We can also set up a special class for any agency or installation who has 7+ attendees for the program. See the hosted program fees here.

Food and Drug Administration, Office of Scientific Staffing Human Resources Recruiters and Outreach, October, 2022, White Oaks, MD

Two classes in Linthicum, Maryland – Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning, Maryland Department of Labor, September and October, 2022

Hosted Ten Steps Classes

We can teach a class specifically for your installation virtually!