The Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP) Credential



The CWDP is a nationally recognized credential for individuals who have demonstrated they have what it takes to provide the highest quality services to our nation's job seekers and businesses. 


A recent survey found that seventy-nine percent (79%) of those making hiring, promotion, salary, or bonus decisions indicated that they place a value on an individual possessing the CWDP credential.



 Applying for Your CWDP: Tips and Strategies

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The presentation will focus on how to complete your application, the competency areas, and the process by which applications are evaluated.




Click on Application Title to Download Your Application 



Have you already have earned your CWDP?  Take the next step by applying for an endorsement.


Business and Employer Services Endorsement 


Job Seeker Services Endorsement      


Management Services Endorsement


Youth Services Endorsement



Already certified?  Download your  CWDP and Endorsement Recertification Packet



Applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis.

  • January 31st:     Review in February, Results available mid-March
  • April 30th:  Review in May, Results available mid-June
  • July 31st:  Review in August, Results available mid-September
  • October 31st:    Review in November, Results available mid-December   


NOTE:  If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications must be received by the Friday prior to deadline.   ALL of the required information must be received by the deadline, including references.



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