Formal recognition as a trained facilitator is an invaluable asset as it enhances a person’s employability. Furthermore, it allows potential employers to identify competent occupational facilitators. This course provides this credibility to facilitators by teaching them the skills of occupational facilitation. It is suitable for all facilitators, covering a wide array of facilitation methodologies. On completion of this programme, facilitators will not only be able to plan according to learning outcomes, but also plan around specific audience needs. They will also be able to evaluate how well their facilitation was received by establishing the strengths and weaknesses of it, enabling them to continually improve their facilitation skills.

Credits: 10

NQF level: 5

Exit Level Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

Analyse learning needs in relation to facilitation requirements;

Arrange resources, location and personnel for delivery of programme;

Prepare learning material suited for facilitated activities and learning outcomes;

Select appropriate facilitation methods;

Prepare or the facilitation process;

Assess the learning environment in relation to organisational and legislative requirements;

Review organisation policies and procedures concerning facilitation delivery;

Facilitate using appropriate methodologies;

Provide a learning environment that promotes interaction and ensure learning outcomes are met;

Provide a facilitation approach that promotes interaction;

Provide a learning environment that allows learners to draw from own experiences;

Facilitate participative learning interventions;

Manage learning groups effectively;

Create learning opportunities which monitors learner’s progress in line with agreed learning outcomes;

Assess learner feedback against review criteria;

Assess stakeholder feedback against review criteria;

Reveal facilitation strengths and weaknesses of the planning, preparation and facilitation of learning;

Make relevant recommendations for improvement for future interventions.


This programme is accredited by Education, Training and Development Sector Education and Training Authority (ETDP SETA).

On completion, the following certification will be awarded:

A ETDP SETA Statement of Results will be awarded to all delegates who successfully complete the unit standards’ portfolio requirements; or

A Regenesys Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all delegates who attended all training sessions, but who do not complete any portfolio requirements successfully.


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