ACTA COURSES

Course Code: ACTA CU1 (WSQ Course – Level 3)

Course Title:
Interpret the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Framework
(9 hours 10 minutes)

 

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, learners certified competent will be able to:

  • Describe the WSQ Framework
  • Interpret Competency Standard Documents
  • Apply the WSQ Framework for Learning and Development

 

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • WSQ Framework and its Components
  • Training and Assessment Pathways
  • 3 Tier Skills Set
  • Characteristics and Benefits of Competency Based Programmes
  • Define Competenc
  • Interpret Competency Standard
  • Document Learning Outcomes
  • Contextualise Competency Standard
  • Identify training needs and evaluate training
  • Develop competency profiles
  • Develop training progammes to assure quality

 

Learners’ Profile:
Trainers, Facilitators, Line Instructors, Human Resource (HR) Executives/ Managers who have the intention of adopting WSQ as in-house and/or external training programmes; and individuals who are considering a profession in Learning and Development.

 

Statements of Attainment (SOAs)
Learners who are certified competent at the end of the course will receive one SOA for the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment Competency Unit 1: Interpret the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Framework.

 


 

Course Code: ACTA CU2 (WSQ Course – Level 3)

Course Title:

Apply Adult Learning Principles & Code of Ethics Relating to Training
(9 hours 45 minutes)

 

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, learners certified competent will be able to:

  • Interpret adult learning theories and principles
  • Address different styles/preferences and cultural differences
  • Address ethical issues relating to training

 

Course Outline:

  • Pedagogy and Andragogy
  • Characteristics of adult learners and Instructional Methods
  • Barriers to Adult Learning and How to Overcome
  • Factors and Strategies to Motivate Adults Learners
  • Factors that Maximize Learning Retention in Adult Learners
  • Concepts and Theories of Adult Learning
  • Learning Styles – How Learning Preferences and Styles Impact Learning Design and Delivery
  • Strategies to Address Culturally Diverse Learners
  • Professional Roles of a Curriculum Developer/Trainer – Moral Obligations and Responsibilities
  • Common Ethical Issues in Training Practice – Strategies to Resolve Ethical Dilemmas and Apply Ethical
    Decision Making Practice

 

Learners’ Profile:
Trainers, Facilitators, Line Instructors, Human Resource (HR) Executives/ Managers who have the intention of adopting WSQ as in-house and/or external training programmes; Operational Managers who want to coach their staff, and individuals who are considering a profession in Learning and Development..

 

Statements of Attainment (SOAs)
Learners who are certified competent at the end of the course will receive one SOA for the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment Competency Unit 2: Apply Adult Learning Principles & Code of Ethics Relating to Training.

 


 

Course Code: ACTA CU4A (WSQ Course – Level 3)

Course Title:
Prepare & Facilitate Classroom Training
(21 hours)

 

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, learners certified competent will be able to:

  • Review learners’ profile and adjust training programme to meet their needs
  • Prepare resources needed for training delivery
  • Create and maintain a conducive learning environment
  • Facilitate learning through effective instructional skills and strategies
  • Monitor learners’ progress and adjust training programme
  • Review post-course evaluation

 

Course Outline:

  • Importance of Learners’ Profile to Achieve the Learning Outcome
  • Matching Training Programme with Characteristics of Learners
  • Importance of Training Logistic Checklists
  • Seating Arrangements for Learning Activities and Instructional Methods
  • Contingency Plan for Training Session
  • Rapport Building and Positive Learning Environment
  • Identify and Reduce Barriers to Learning
  • Disruptive Learner Behaviours
  • Cultural Sensitivities in Learning Settings
  • Learning Outcomes of the Training Programme
  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Use of Case Studies, Role-Plays and Group Discussions for Competency Based Learning
  • Effective Time Management
  • Assessment of Learners’ Progress and Timely Feedback
  • Adjustments to Training Programme in Response to Learners’ Progress
  • Learners’ Opportunities To Transfer Learning To The Workplace
  • Post-Course Evaluation
  • Training Programme Review To Determine if Learners Needs and Organisational Objectives are met
  • Feedback to Identify Potential Areas for Improvement
  • Post-Course Evaluation Report

 

Learners’ Profile:
Trainers, Facilitators, Line Instructors, Human Resource (HR) Executives/ Managers who have the intention of adopting WSQ as in-house and/or external training programmes; and individuals who are considering a profession in Learning and Development.

 

Statements of Attainment (SOAs)
Learners who are certified competent at the end of the course will receive one SOA for the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment Competency Unit 4A : Prepare & Facilitate Classroom Training.

*Eligible Learners below 40 years old; and eligible learners 40 years and above – holding above ‘A’ level qualification:

Course Fee Estimated SDF (S$) Course Fee (nett SDF)*
$338 $64.10 $273.90
$338 $68.25 $269.75
$860 $174.00 $713.00

*Eligible learners 40 years and above – holding ‘A’ level qualification and below:

Course Fee Estimated SDF (S$) Course Fee (nett SDF)*
$338 $100.70 $237.70
$338 $107.25 $230.75
$860 $231.00 $629.00

Companies/organizations may claim Skills Redevelopment Programme (SRP) funding for eligible learners. For latest information on funding, please check www.sdf.gov.sg or www.srp.gov.sg.