Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator, CCVE
Scope of Practice
Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluators, CCVEs have the specialized expertise to conduct comprehensive assessments & provide forensic services for assisting in the determination of benefit entitlement or quantifying financial losses related to vocational impairment, earning capacity, work capacity, employability, placeability as well as residual vocational capacity & avocational-related losses. Canadian Registrants of the College must be Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals, CVRP prior to applying to become a CCVE. Registrants with this specialty possess a unique set of knowledge, experiences, skills, as well as the ability to determine strategies & to administer, score & interpret psychometric tests &/or work samples in providing vocational evaluation services, as confirmed via the College’s certification & exam process.
CCVE Certification Classification
Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals may apply for certification in areas of specialization, including Certified Vocational Evaluator, CCVE. This credential is awarded to professionals who can demonstrate competence in the essential performance areas related to Vocational Evaluation as described by the College’s Scope of Practice. The primary purpose of CCVE certification is to provide assurance to the public that professionals engaged in vocational evaluation services have met acceptable standards of knowledge, performance & quality. Applicants must provide documentation of their education, training & professional work experience, submit independently authored work products for successful peer-review & pass the Board-certified CCVE exam.
Areas of Expertise
- Transferable Skills Analysis
- Vocational Evaluation/Assessment
- Earning Capacity Assessment (pre & post-injury, residual capacity & lifetime loss of earnings)
- Work-Life Expectancy Analysis
- Labour Market Re-Entry Assessment
- Situational Assessment
- Employability Assessment
CCVE Provisional, CCVE(P)
The College has developed a provisional pathway for Applicants who do not meet CCVE eligibility.
The CCVE online exam with virtual proctoring is available. The exam is divided into two 3 hour sessions. It is a competency examin on Vocational Evaluation, consisting of 300 skill-based, multiple-choice & scenario questions. If a rewrite is required fees are payable to CVRP, the online exam provider & virtual proctor. An applicant must sit the exam within 1 year of application submission.
Fellow & Diplomate Credential Laddering
The CCVE(F) classification has been developed to recognize individuals within the field who have achieved higher levels of professionalism through post graduate study &/or maintenance of other recognized related professional designations.
The CCVE(D) classification recognizes senior practitioners at the highest level of professionalism within the field of vocational evaluation who have made significant contributions through education, professional development & professional contribution activities.
For CEUs that do not appear on the Approved CEU list, Registrants & Education Stakeholders can submit a pre or post-approval of an education program.