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Train the Trainer (Facilitator)

- ETDP SETA: ETDPS1440US117871 NQF5, Credits: 10

Welcome to the Train the Trainer learning programme that will lead you to greater understanding of facilitating learning using a variety of given methodologies.  


The purpose of the programme is to provide learners with the required knowledge and skills to facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies. 


Train the Trainer is a comprehensive SAQA unit standard-based course intended for all persons who need to facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies.   

This unit standard will provide recognition for those who facilitate or intend to facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies. Formal recognition will enhance their employability and also provide a means to identify competent learning facilitators. 



Features & Benefits

  • This course is accredited with ETDP SETA upon successful completion of your Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) for Unit Standard 117871.


  • Get 12 months access to your course via our myWay Learning Platform that includes video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually. Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere. (Read More)


  • Trainers will gain confidence and enhance their practical and –instructional skills as well as platform techniques. 
  • Becoming a trainer for your company can save external training costs to your company.
  • As an accredited trainer you can earn an income by offering workshops, training courses and more. 

Outcomes & Objectives

Upon completion of this course and successful assessment Candidate Facilitators will have acquired these skills

  • Plan and prepare for facilitation
  • Analyse learners and learning needs
  • Plan to cater for the needs of stakeholders and learners
  • Arrange resources, locations and personnel
  • Prepare the learning material
  • Select a facilitation methodology
  • Prepare for the facilitation process
  • Facilitate learning
  • Facilitate learning in a coherent manner
  • Ensure that the learning environment and facilitation approach promote interaction
  • Facilitation approach and facilitated activities
  • Ensure that facilitation contributes to learning experience and outcomes
  • Manage groups in line with facilitation principles
  • Use questioning techniques
  • Monitor learner progress
  • Evaluate learning and facilitation
  • Seek learner and stakeholder feedback on facilitated learning
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the learning intervention
  • Identify the useful recommendations for improvement in future interventions

  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    In Class/Virtual Class, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)
    • 3 Days (08:30 – 16:00) Classes are presented via our Hybrid Learning allowing learners the flexibility to attend on-campus or in the comfort of their home or workplace.
    Online , Mentored Learning (Learn More)
    • 12 Months Self-paced, access anytime, anywhere via our myWay Learning Platform. 
  • Course Prerequisites

    • Learner should be knowledgeable and experienced in their field of expertise which is usually also the field that they will train in.
  • CPD Credits


Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Each Hybrid delivery method is described in the section below.


Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.


Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.


A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.


In Class or Virtual Class Based Learning

A technology mediated delivery method allowing campus based class or virtual class attendance, or a combination of both. Classes can be in the form of lecture based or mentored based.


Mentored Online Learning

A technology mediated, self paced online delivery method with personal mentorship.

What you get

On completion the learner will earn:

  • Certificate of Completion from Learnfast 
  • Certificate of Competency from ETDP SETA upon successful completion of the PoE process (Moderated and found competent) 


Note: All certificates are electronically issued.

Student Testimonials

Important Notes

  • Learners to arrive at the training venue from 08:00 in preparation for 08:30 starting time 
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order. 
  • For full day, on-campus courses, Learnfast will supply you with a computer to use for training (if applicable),& tea/coffee and a full lunch. Catering is not included for On-Site training and laptops are available for hire at an additional cost if required. 
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via email at least 5-10 working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees will be retained for no shows. 
  • Virtual learners are required to have a stable internet connection & a working headset available for sound purposes.  
  • Learners who use their own laptops are fully responsible to ensure that administration rights, software installations, etc. are working sufficiently prior to training. 
  • Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes. 
  • Learnfast is not responsible for costs associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients. 

Module 1: Plan and Prepare for Facilitation

This module introduces the learner to skills development in a historical and current South African context. Learners will be introduced to the concept of planning and preparing for a facilitation session including doing a learning needs analysis, the stakeholders involved in the process and review criteria in accordance with organisation and legislative requirements.


  • Skills Development trends and adaptations in South Africa
  • Plan to cater to learners needs
  • Plan to cater for stakeholders needs
  • Arranging resources and personnel
  • Preparing Learning Material
  • Selecting the correct Methodology Facilitation Process
  • Arranging Learning Environment
  • Establish Review Criteria in accordance with organisation policies



Module 2: Facilitate Learning

In this section we are going to look at facilitating the training session that you have planned and focus on using learning activities, questioning techniques and ensuring that your learning environment contributes to the overall intervention. 


  • Facilitate Learning in a coherent manner. 
  • Ensure learning environment promotes interaction and facilitation contributes to learning outcome
  • Facilitation approaches and activities that can be to applied
  • Managing groups
  • Questioning techniques
  • Monitor progress



Module 3: Evaluate Learning and Facilitation

In this module learners will be planning for evaluation, collect and record data and review the evaluation process.


  • Plan and Prepare for Evaluation
  • Collect and record data
  • Analyse and research data
  • Review the strengths and weaknesses
  • Compiling evaluation reports including the possibility of remedial action
  • Campus
    Start Date
    End Date
    Book Now
  • 12 July 2021
    14 July 2021
    Full Time
  • 10 August 2021
    12 August 2021
    Full Time
  • 11 October 2021
    13 October 2021
    Full Time
  • 29 November 2021
    01 December 2021
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Start Date
    End Date
    Book Now
  • 12 July 2021
    14 July 2021
    Full Time
  • 10 August 2021
    12 August 2021
    Full Time
  • 11 October 2021
    13 October 2021
    Full Time
  • 29 November 2021
    01 December 2021
    Full Time

By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact Learnfast offices and speak to a sales consultant.

Train the Trainer (Facilitator)

  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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