Facilitator Training

Facilitation Skills (Train the Trainer) – 3 Day Course

Title: Facilitative learning using a variety of given methodologies

10 credits NQF Level 5

Course objectives

This course will equip delegates with the required knowledge and skills to facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies in their field of expertise. This course is focused on the process of facilitation as well as the underlying principles thereof. It includes approaches, methods and techniques to facilitate processes that simplify complex challenges, and it enables facilitators to harness diversity and creativity to promote shared understanding and optimal results.

 Course Outcomes:

  • Plan and Prepare for Facilitation
  • Facilitate Learning
  • Evaluate learning and Facilitation


Upon completion of course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the context of skills development in South Africa
  • Understand Outcomes-Based Education (OBE)
  • Understand principles and values underpinning Skills development legislation
  • Analyze learners and their needs
  • Cater for stakeholder needs
  • Preparing the learning material
  • Facilitation approaches, methods and techniques
  • Selecting the methodologies
  • Preparing for facilitation
  • Facilitate a learning intervention
  • Manage groups in line with facilitation principles
  • Use questioning techniques
  • Monitor learner progress
  • Evaluate learning and facilitation
Module 1 Module 2 Module 3
ü  Understand the context of Skills Development

ü  Conduct an analysis of learners and their needs

ü  Plan to cater for learner needs

ü  Arrange resources, locations and personnel

ü  Prepare learning material

ü  Select methodologies

ü  Prepare for facilitation

ü  Arrange learning environment

ü  Establish review criteria



ü  Use facilitation skills

ü  Facilitation approach and learning activities

ü  Manage groups in line with facilitation principles

ü  Use questioning techniques

ü  Monitor learner progress

ü  Giving feedback



ü  Self-Evaluation

ü  Stakeholder feedback

ü  Learner Feedback

ü  Evaluate learning and facilitation