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Facilitation Skills

3 Day Accredited Training

Dates: 29 – 31 May 2024
Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa
Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on Request

Unit Standard: 117871, NQF Level 5 with 10 credits.

Course Introduction

Training Facilitators / Trainers are mainly used in adult education and use their expertise in a subject to share knowledge and to guide a person to a higher level of competence. A Facilitator makes the process of learning easier by using outcomes-based training, which includes both theoretical and practical knowledge. Prospen Africa will provide you with all of that.


This Facilitation Skills course aims to provide recognition for those participants who facilitate or intend to facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies.

Course Objectives

This Facilitation Skills course aims to provide recognition for those participants who facilitate or intend to facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies, the purpose of this course is for participants to be able to:

  • Plan and prepare for facilitation.

  • Facilitate learning; and

  • Evaluate learning and facilitation.

This is one (1) of the five (5) ETD roles / courses that together provides participants with the general Education, Training and Development skills required at an NQF level 5 thus providing an opportunity for participants to specialise further in one of the following four roles:

  • Design and develop learning interventions.

  • Facilitate learning.

  • Design and conduct assessments.

  • Facilitate skills development.

Who should attend?

The Facilitation Skills course will be useful for:

  • Learning facilitators.

  • Assessors

  • Learner and learning supporters.

  • Skills Development Facilitators.

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Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Module 1: Plan and prepare for facilitation

  • Analysis of learer and learning needs

  • Plans cater for needs of learners and stakeholders

  • Resources, locations, and personnel are arranged to suit intended delivery

  • Learning material preparation

  • Learning material content

  • Facilitation methods

  • Facilitation process

  • Learning environment

  • Review criteria

Module 2: Facilitate Learning

  • Learning facilitated in a coherent manner

  • Learning environment and facilitation approach promotes open interaction

  • Development of concepts through participation

  • Groups managed in line with facilitation principles

  • Questioning techniques consistency

  • Monitoring learner progress

Module 3: Evaluate learning and facilitation.

  • Learner and stakeholder feedback on facilitated learning

  • Strength and weaknesses of the planning, preparation and facilitating of learning

  • Review and recommendation

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