Facilitator Training Course

Become a Certified Facilitator

A facilitator training course focus on planning, guiding and managing of  a group event to meet certain goals. To facilitate effectively, you must be objective and focus on the “group process.” That is, the ways that groups work together to perform tasks, make decisions and solve problems. assessor.

Purpose of this Facilitator Training Course

This facilitator training course 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.

SAQA regulations stipulate that prospective facilitators who wish to register and be accredited as Facilitators, must be competent and need a certificate against the unit standard: Facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies

Who should attend this Facilitator Training Course/

  • Lecturers, teachers and facilitators currently facilitating.
  • Already certified Assessors.
  • Any person with the intention to become a certified facilitator.
  • Education & Training Practitioners.
  • Sales and marketing personnel.
  • HR and HRD practitioners.
  • Line Managers & Supervisors.
  • Subject Matter Experts in Education.
  • Workplace Coaches & Mentors.

What is the minimum entry requirements?

  • Numeracy and Literacy Skills on NQF 4 Level.
  • Basic English Communication Skills on NQF Level 4
  • The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners are already competent in the learning area in which they will provide training.

Learning Approach

  • Our workshops and in-house courses run over three to five days. Portfolios and final assessment are completed on the last day of the workshop of the normal 3-day or 5-day Power Workshop.
  • 3-Day Online training through Webinar Sessions over Zoom or our Groove Webinar Platform.
  • Blended e-Learning: Learners set their own learning pace and complete the programme based on the time available. This can be done within a few hours, one to two weeks or even within a three months.

How long does it take to complete the Facilitator Training Course?

  • Workshop attendance: 3 Days, thereafter 6 weeks for submission of Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Power Course: Including Portfolio of Evidence: 5 Days (In-house only)
  • Online Webinar Course: 3 Days
  • Blended e-Learning option: 6 Weeks to complete self-study & 6 weeks to complete final assessment Phase.

Facilitator Training Course Outline

Facilitator Training Course Body
  • Plan & Prepare for Facilitation.
    • Training Needs Analysis.
    • Target Audience Analysis.
    • Resources, Location, Personnel.
    • Learning Material.
    • Facilitation Methods.
    • Facilitation Process & Detail.
    • Facilitation Environment.
    • Review.
  • Conduct Facilitation.
    • Appropriate Methodologies.
    • Facilitation Approach.
    • Facilitation Activities.
    • Participation.
    • Facilitation Groups.
    • Questioning Techniques.
  • Evaluate & Review Facilitation.
    • Learner & Stakeholder Feedback.
    • Strengths & Weaknesses.
    • Recommendations.

ETDP SETA (SAQA) Alignment

SAQA US Number: 117871
US Title: Facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies 
NQF Level: Level 5
Credits: 10

Facilitator Training Course Articulation

Credits obtained after successful completion of this training course will contribute towards qualification 50334, Further Education & Training Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices, NQF Level 5.

Delivery Method & Language

The programme is facilitated in English by a competent subject matter specialist/s, who utilises the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Lecture, Exercises, Discussion, Role Plays, Case Studies, PowerPoint Presentation, Videos, Simulations, and Learner Assessment. Study Methods include workshop training, blended online learning and in-house/on-site training.


  • Upon successful completion, the learner will receive a Letter of Competence.
  • Upon verified Competence, the learner will receive a Certificate of Competence from LEDISA Academy, as well as a Statement of Results issued by ETDP SETA.


LEDISA Academy (Pty) Ltd is accredited for this training course with the ETDP SETA. Accreditation Number ETDPS1400. Proof of Registration available on request.

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