Recertification Information

The Federal Government is the largest employer in the US. Veterans, military family member, students, government contractors and civilian federal employees want new and better federal jobs. The process for applying for a federal job is continuously changing.

Your Ten Steps Certification will keep you up-to-date with the latest hiring and application trends!

Benefits of Ten Steps Recertification:

  • Keep your Ten Steps Certification and License to Teach Ten Steps up-to-date with the latest Ten Steps PowerPoint and curriculum developments.
  • Keep access to the most recent Ten Steps to a Federal Job® PowerPoints and training materials.
  • Keep one of the most important job search certications up-to-date for your career portfolio, LinkedIn account and resume.
  • Learn the latest federal hiring news, improvements, changes in the online application, and strategies for hiring.
  • Learn the latest in Outline Format federal resume writing, including length, focus, keywords, accomplishment coaching strategies and career change resume writing strategies.
  • Be certified as a Certified Federal Job Search Trainer® (CFJST) and Certified Federal Career Coach® (CFCC) for an additional three years. Course participants who attend a class in 2017 will have a valid certification until September 30, 2020.

Recertification Fees

  • Individual registration: $1,740 per person (all recertification options including Advanced Recertification) 
  • 2 attendees from the same office: $1,500 per person
  • 3+ attendees from the same office: $1,160 per person (Save 33%!)
  • Multiple attendee discount does NOT apply to the Advanced Recertfication option

Recertification Options

OPTION 1: Retake the full length certification course

  • Original 3-day in-person or 7-week webinar program
  • Recommended for first time recertification
  • This program has been approved for the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) continuing education by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE).
  • Includes the Federal Career Book Collection (see below) 

OPTION 2: NEW! Shortened course for program updates

  • Two 60-minute webinars will cover updates on USAJOBS, Federal Resume Writing, and Veterans Preference
  • Recommend for second or higher recertification
  • Includes the Federal Career Book Collection (see below) 

OPTION 3: NEW! Advanced Recertification 

  • In-depth six-week course with webinar and individual coaching with our master trainers
  • Recommended for those who have recertified already and want to take their federal career coaching to the next level
  • This program has been approved for the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) continuing education by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE).
  • Includes the Federal Career Book Collection (see below)
  • Does not qualify for the multiple attendee discount

Advanced Recertification Course Curriculum

  • Five 60-minute webinars:
    • What's new in federal HR
    • What's new in federal hiring programs for veterans, Schedule A, Pathways, PPP-S, VRA, VEOA
    • Advanced federal resume writing techniques
    • Advanced federal career coaching techniques
    • Advanced behavior-based interview coaching techniques
  • Four hours of individual coaching with a master trainer
    • Two projects to be completed during the six-week program: Federal resume writing project and Accomplishments Coaching project
    • Project mark-up and feedback from a master trainer
    • Time required: Eight hours of project writing time

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Your Federal Career Collection


All individual registrations receive one (1) copy each of these current publications to update your federal career book library:

You will have the option to request the above books in print or PDF format.

Individual registration will also receive a set of 24 print books for coaching. Group registrations: please confirm book offerings at time of registration. You may request all or a portion of your 24 books from the following:

Bring these popular titles home with you from our live classes in a beautiful Ten Steps bag! Or request at least a week in advance to have your books shipped to you directly for the in-person classes.


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Questions

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