CVE Revitalization

Application now open.
First course offering March 2021 now full.

Second course offering May 2021 now full.

Third course offering July 2021: enrolling now.

Fourth course offering September 2021: enrolling soon.

Adding an Immediate Pathway to
Advance Your Career

The Revitalization of the Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CVE) Certification

We are proud to announce the revitalization of the nationally-recognized CVE certification program, the latest offering to further our mission to increase services for individuals with disabilities. CRCC is partnering with IARP and VEWAA to revive this important credential.

The CVE will be awarded to individuals demonstrating competence in the essential performance areas as evidenced by education, training, and professional experience.

Providing Expertise Valued by Employers

After completing the CVE educational certification program, you can be confident that you have gained the actionable knowledge you will need to make a powerful impact with employers, clients, and colleagues.

 CVE Certification Eligibility & Requirements

CURRENT CVEs

If you currently hold the CVE certification, you are not required to take the course package. This only applies to new candidates.  Every five (5) years, CVEs must meet the current eighty (80) hour continuing education* renewal requirement to maintain their certification.  Your current renewal date will not change.

LAPSED CVEs (2015 to 2020)

CVEs whose certification lapsed between 2015-2020 can reinstate their CVE through the Amnesty Program.  For more information, please visit our website at https://www.crccertification.com/crcc-amnesty-program-for-cves

CURRENT CRCs

CRCs interested in adding the CVE credential are welcome to enroll in the new CVE Program. Upon successful completion of the program requirements, you will be a CRC, CVE.

Certification in the field of vocational evaluation acknowledges an individual has the education, skills, and experience to provide appropriate vocational evaluation and career assessment services. Passing the rigorous, nationally-accredited CRC exam provided you the opportunity to expand your career. The CVE program provides a pathway to acquire specialty knowledge to complement your current practice and earn the CVE credential.

Application Eligibility & Requirements for current CRCs:

  • Currently hold a CRC in good standing
  • Complete CVE application. Log in to your CRCC account. Click the Apply for CVE Certification link in the My CRCC Links on your account page.
  • Pay Application & CVE Certification course package fee
  • Successfully complete the CVE certification online course package, focusing on the foundations of vocational evaluation, concepts and techniques in vocational evaluation, and applications and advanced techniques in vocational evaluation.
    • Successfully complete each course section of the course package, including the  learning activities and assessments.
      • CE credit is not awarded for participating in this credentialling program.
  • Produce a final capstone project that will be reviewed and evaluated by the CRCC CVE Advisory Panel.


Fees:

  • Application & CVE Certification Course Package: $600 (non-refundable)


Timeline:

  • Course package and capstone must be completed within four (4) months of the beginning the course (opens on the first of the month for your March,May, July, or September enrollment cohort). Capstone must be completed within thirty (30) days of successfully completing the full course package.
  • Capstone review and approved within thirty (30) days of submission.


Renewal Application, Fees & Requirements:

  • Every five (5) years, CVEs must meet the current eighty (80) hour continuing education* renewal requirement to maintain their certification. 
  • Pay CVE renewal fee: $405
    • Effective March 2021, if you are a current CRC and adding the CVE credential, the renewal fee will be $205, a discount of $200. This discount only applies when you hold the CRC and CVE credentials. If you allow one of your credentials to lapse, your renewal fee will revert to the full amount of $405.


CURRENT PVE
s, IPEC or ICVEs

CRCC welcomes members of the Professional Vocational Evaluation Registry (PVE), International Psychometric Evaluation Certification (IPEC) and International Certified Vocational Evaluators (ICVEs).

Application Eligibility & Requirements for current IPECs, PVEs, or ICVEs:

  • Complete CVE application. Log in to your CRCC account. Click the Apply for CVE Certification link in the My CRCC Links on your account page.
  • Provide letter of PVE, IPEC, or ICVE verification
  • Provide official graduate transcript showing master’s or doctoral degree
  • Pay CVE Application fee


Fees:

  • Application fee: $405 (non-refundable)
    Renewal Application & Requirements:
  • Every five (5) years, CVEs must meet the current eighty (80) hour continuing education* renewal requirement to maintain their certification. 
  • Pay CVE renewal fee: $405
    • Effective March 2021, if you are a current CRC and adding the CVE credential, renewal fee will be $205, a discount of $200. This discount only applies when you hold the CRC and CVE credentials. If you allow one of your credentials to lapse, your renewal fee will revert to the full amount of $405.


LAPSED CVE
s PRIOR TO 2015

CRCC welcomes previously certified CVEs (lapsed prior to 2015). Your new CVE credential will not be retroactive. You will begin a new five (5) year certification cycle and must meet the renewal requirements going forward.

Application Eligibility & Requirements for lapsed  CVEs:

  • Complete CVE application. Log in to your CRCC account. Click the Apply for CVE Certification link in the My CRCC Links on your account page.
  • Degree: Minimum of a master’s degree in vocational evaluation, rehabilitation counseling, or related field
  • Pay Application & CVE Certification course package fee
  • Successfully complete the CVE certification online course package
  • Successfully complete each course section of the course package, including the  learning activities and assessments.
  • CE credit is not awarded for participating in this credentialling program.
  • Produce a final capstone project that will be reviewed and evaluated by the CRCC CVE Advisory Panel.


Fees:

  • Application & CVE Certification Course Package: $600 (non-refundable)


Timeline:

  • Course package and capstone must be completed within four (4) months of the beginning the course (opens on the first of the month for your March, May, July, or September enrollment cohort). Capstone must be completed within thirty (30) days of successfully completing the full course package.
  • Capstone review and approved within thirty (30) days of submission.


Renewal Application & Requirements:

  • Every five (5) years, CVEs must meet the current eighty (80) hour continuing education* renewal requirement to maintain their certification. 
  • Pay CVE renewal fee $405
    •  Effective March 2021, if you are a current CRC and adding the CVE credential, renewal fee will be $205, a discount of $200. This discount only applies when you hold the CRC and CVE credentials. If you allow one of your credentials to lapse, your renewal fee will revert to the full amount of $405.


*CVE continuing education – Effective March 2022, all CVEs will be required to have 5 hours in ethics. The total CE requirements will remain at 80 hours; 5 of the 80 hours must be in ethics.  The CVE Code of Ethics is being revised to reflect current practices.

View or print the CVE Certification Guide.