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Training and Certification

Enhance your coaching toolkit with these introductory webinars and professional development trainings.

Free Introductory Webinars

Get an introduction
to using SkillScan tools
Essential Guides: Optimizing the SkillScan Learning Center

Take a deep dive with Lesah Beckhusen into the SkillScan Learning Center to learn how to utilize the many free supplemental coaching exercises and resources provided. You can use these tools to deepen client insight, facilitate career exploration, and create skill-based resumes.

Date: Aug 5, 2020 11:00 - 11:50 AM PST

Recording and Powerpoint (login required)

Key Takeaways:
  • Gain insight into these popular coaching exercises and resources
  • Learn to easily select and apply the coaching resources to support your clients in each stage of the career development process: focus, explore, develop and market
  • Discuss three strategies to optimize your coaching time with clients.
Smart Tactics: Best Practices for Reviewing a Report

Learn best practices for reviewing a Drive report based on my interviews with experienced career coaches. You will gain practical tips and suggestions from practitioners working with young adults, transitioners, and pre-retirees. Bring your questions and share your suggestions based on your experience.

Recording and Documents (login required)

Key Takeaways:
  • What to do before, during and after the debrief
  • Learn new ways to debrief the report with your clients
  • Gain tips for working with launchers, transitioners, and pre-retirees
Essential Guides: Career Change Ahead? How to Use SkillScan’s “Assessing Patterns of Skills and Motivation Exercise”

Clients considering a major career change may need extra motivation and personal clarity of their skills, preferences, and motivations to make the leap. By combining an autobiographical approach with a future-focused assessment such as Drive and Express, your client’s career decision will be built on a pattern of strengths from past to future.

Recording and Powerpoint (login required)

Key Takeaways:
  • Add a powerful new tool to your career assessment toolkit
  • Gain coaching strategies that inform and enlighten client self-awareness for taking action
  • Observe a case study that illustrates the value of combining results from autobiographical and intuitive-based assessments

In-Depth Webinars

Increase your knowledge
with in-depth training and certification
The SkillScan Solution: Administer SkillScan for Resume Reinvention

Learn how to help clients reinvent their resume for a new role or a new career. In a dynamic labor market, having a process for translating skills and experience into targeted resumes is central to our client’s success. Your fee includes a personal use of SkillScan Drive and two grantable uses for your clients (value $29.90). You receive 3.0 CEU clock hours.


  • Jan 20 and Feb 3 - 11:00 - 12:15 p.m. PST

Register for Jan. 20 & Feb 3

Fee: The early bird fee is now $119.00 until January 15 and then goes to $129.00

In this webinar, you will:
  • Follow a case study that illustrates a step-by-step process that starts with skills identification, to identifying a role, to re-packaging skills and work experience for a new target job
  • Evaluate functional, hybrid and chronological resumes that support career transitions
  • Gain strategies for helping clients align their accomplishments and experience using skill headings tailored to their target job
Webinar Only: The SkillScan Solution: Strategic Skills and Career Assessment

This two-part interactive webinar covers administration and interpretation of Drive and Express assessments, including integration with client interests and values. You receive 4.0 CEU clock hours.


  • Feb 17 and 24 - 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. PST
  • Self-directed tutorial


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Administer and interpret Drive and Express to your clients
  • Understand the value of each report section and the purpose, structure and scoring
  • Integrate skill results with other career assessments (Holland Interests and Values) to help clients gain a holistic picture of their preferences.
  • Apply strategies and tips for using SkillScan results with career launchers, transitioners, and job seekers.

Total Time: 3 hours, split into 2 parts

Note: Completion of this webinar or tutorial is required for SDEC Certification

Price includes three grantable uses for clients (a $45.00 value).

Earn 4.0 CEU Contact hours

Webinar + Certification Bundle - Sign up for the certification bundle, here!

Certification Bundle: Strategic Skills and Career Assessment + Exam

Following the webinar and successful completion of a 20-item exam, you will receive the SkillScan Drive and Express Certification (SDEC) The certification demonstrates that you possess the knowledge and skills for effectively administering and interpreting the assessments to meet the needs of your career clients. You also receive 4.0 CEU clock hours, a Digital Badge to post on your marketing materials and 10% off purchases of SkillScan Online assessments.


  • Feb 17 and 24 - 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. PST
  • Self-directed tutorial

Total Time: 3 hours for the webinar sessions; 40 minutes for the exam

Price includes three grantable uses for clients (a $45.00 value).

SkillScan Drive and Express Certification Overview and Details


Looking for more training resources?
Check out these SkillScan Coach Training Tools.

See what our users are saying...

This October (2011) I attended Lesah Beckhusen’s, 3 hour presentation on , “Integrating Results into Core Career Themes” in Portland, Oregon. The content she shared was superb and offered me many new insights and applications into the use of SkillScan with students and clients. The presentation was so compelling, interactive and useful to career professionals that the three hours passed in what seemed like the blink of an eye. If you have the opportunity to attend one of Lesah’s presentations I have three words for you: Don’t miss it! "