Associate Certificate in Training and Facilitation

This 11 day/5.5 credit hands-on certificate program offers both new and experienced trainers and facilitators comprehensive knowledge, skills and experience in adult education practice and theory.

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Who Should Take This Certificate Program

It is designed for mid-career professionals new to training and facilitation, developers and designers of learning material, and trainers looking to enhance and update their skills in learner-centered practices.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this certificate, you will be able to:

  • Design effective learner-centered training grounded in principles of adult learning.
  • Select and apply appropriate evidence-based training techniques.
  • Facilitate learning events that engage participants and maximize learning outcomes.
  • Create an encouraging and challenging learning environment that promotes respect and values inclusion.
  • Provide formative feedback to participants that is practical and translates into improved performance.
  • Identify evaluation techniques to assess learning and measure organizational value of training.
  • Apply training and facilitation theory and skills in relevant, real-life scenarios.
  • Reflect critically on personal and professional development as a trainer and facilitator. 

Program Format

  • The certificate program is 11 days of training (5.5 credits) 
  • Training is face-to-face 
  • Courses can be taken individually or as part of the certificate.
  • There is continuous intake into this certificate program.
  • Required courses are scheduled several times throughout the year. 
  • Full attendance is required.
  • It is recommended that learners complete the program within two years. 


Course Dates

Course dates are available for download below. Courses can be taken individually if you have required pre-requisites, or as part of this credential.

Associate Certificate in Training and Facilitation


Certificate Enrolment Fee: $75

Cost for the program is approximately $2400 plus LSF (costs vary based on course locations).

Books & Supplies: Course manuals are supplied when you attend class, and if purchase of books or other materials are required you will be advised of the details when you register.

Enrolment Process

The courses and certificate are open to anyone. There are no formal requirements for admission.

Register to a class
To check individual course availability, select one the course codes above and follow the instructions on the course listing. 

Enroll in the program
Apply Online

Justice Institute of BC
Student Services
715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, BC V3L 5T4

to Student Services at 604.528.5653


Contact Centre for Leadership staff with any questions:

Jennifer Jasper, Program Manager 604.528.5633
Deanna Heggie, Program Planner 604.528.5614

Credit Equivalencies

Credit Equivalency with Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

INDC-1110 Essential Skills for Training and FacilitationInstructional Skills Workshop (ISW)     

Equivalency with Vancouver Community College

Associate Certificate in Training and FacilitationProvincial Instructor Diploma Program

INDC-1110 Essential Skills for Training and Facilitation
INDC-1377 Facilitation Fundamentals

PIDP 3220: Delivery of Instruction
INDC-1211 Tools and Activities for Trainers
INDC-1377 Facilitation Fundamentals
PIDP: 3250 Instructional Strategies

INDC-1590 Training and Facilitation Capstone
INDC-1211 Tools and Activities for Trainers 

PIDP 3270: Capstone Project


Last updated June 27, 2018