Training Assistant Development Program

Mode of Delivery: Online (Synchronous and Asynchronous)
Learning Platforms: Moodle Learning Management System and Zoom
1. Aug 18, 20, 25, 27 & Sept 1, 2021, Technical Dry Run: Aug. 13, 2021 (5pm - 6pm)
2. Nov. 9 11, 16, 18 & 23, 2021
Time: 2pm - 5pm

Course Description:
The Training Assistant Development Program is a short course designed to equip the training assistant with skills in coordinating, preparing and documenting online and face-to-face workshops. It also aims to equip the training assistant with the competencies needed in assisting facilitators during workshop runs.

Course Objectives:
At the end of the course, the participants are expected to:

  • Describe the training process and enumerate their roles/responsibilities as training assistants.
  • Demonstrate skills in process observation analysis.

Course Outline:
In these modules, participants will be introduced to the Strategic Training & Development Framework and the training assistant competencies. They will also be given an overview of adult learning principles and basic process observation analysis which lays down the foundation for facilitation.

  • Module 1: Strategic Training & Development Framework & TA Competencies
  • Module 2: Adult Learning Principles & POA

This module aims to develop the individual's listening and communicating skills through activities and discussions on active listening and effective feedback.

  • Module 3: Active Listening & Effective Feedback

This module will walk participants through the different administrative duties performed before, during, and after a training program and the importance of each task.

  • Module 4: Admin Duties

The program will be completed with a practical application of the concepts learned through simulation. This module also aims to help participants achieve personal clarity by having them assess their skills and ability to manage situations.

  • Module 5: Practicum

 General Technical Requirements

  • Computer installed with MS Office apps (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Stable internet connection for live or synchronous sessions
  • Technical dry run prior to the course
Dates Available: 
November 09, 2021 to November 23, 2021
8 500.00