Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator
Scope of Practice
Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluators, CCVEs have the specialized expertise to conduct comprehensive assessments and 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 and 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 and to administer, score and interpret psychometric tests and/or work samples in providing vocational evaluation services, as confirmed via the College’s certification and examination 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 those professionals engaged in vocational evaluation services have met acceptable standards of knowledge, performance and quality. All applicants must provide documentation of their education, training and professional work experience, submit independently authored work products for successful peer-review and pass the Board-certified CCVE examination.
Areas of Expertise
- Transferable Skills Analysis
- Vocational Evaluation/Assessment
- Earning Capacity Assessment (pre- and post-injury, residual capacity and 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 process to provide a CCVE certification for those who do not meet the criteria.
CCVE(F) classification has been developed to recognize individuals within the field who have achieved higher levels of professionalism through post graduate study and/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 and professional contribution activities.
CVRP is pleased to announce that online examination with virtual proctoring is now available. The examination is divided into two 3 hour sessions (6 hours total). It is a competency examination on Vocational Evaluation, consisting of 300 skill-based, multiple-choice and scenario questions. If a rewrite is required the fee payable to CVRP is $125.00. For rewrites, no shows and cancelations fees may be payable to the online examination platform and virtual proctor.
For CEUs that do not appear on the Approved CEU list, Registrants can submit a pre or post-approval of an education program.