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International Certified Vocational Evaluators, ICVE

Scope of Practice

International Certified Vocational Evaluators, ICVEs 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. 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 (level A and B) &/or work samples in providing vocational evaluation services, as confirmed via the College’s certification & exam process.

Areas of Expertise

  • 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

Comparison of Certifications for Vocational Evaluators

ICVE Eligibility & Application Process

ICVE Provisional (ICVE(P))

The College has developed a provisional pathway to provide a ICVE certification for those who do not meet the criteria.

ICVE(P) Eligibility & Application Process

The ICVE online exam with virtual proctoring is available. The examination is 2 sections in 2 hour sessions. It is a competency exam on Vocational Evaluation, consisting of 200 skill-based, multiple-choice & scenario questions. A satisfactory exam is a minimim of 70%. 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. Fee Schedule

Online Examinations

Fellow & Diplomate Credential Laddering

The ICVE(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 ICVE(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.

Laddering Eligibility & Application process

The ICVE certification has been endorsed by the Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals, VECAP

As of June 25, 2021, The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) only accepts ICVE, ICVE(F) & ICVE(D) as the approved credential. DORS’ Community Rehabilitation Programs & Career Assessment Providers’ endorsement of ICVE.

VECAP 2020 ICVE Presentation.

Click for ICVE FAQs.

VECAP Notice re CRCC Revitalization of CVE.

VECAP Educational Webinar on the ICVE Credential.

Core Competencies/Domains of Learning

Approved CEU List

For CEUs that do not appear on the approved CEU list, Registrants & Education Stakeholders can submit a pre or post-approval application.

CEU post-approval application
CEU pre-approval application

Annual Renewal Policy & Compliance

Registration Polices

If you would like more information, contact CVRP.