If you want to work in adult education, whether in corporate or other education and training contexts, this course will show you how to advise, guide, support and respond to the needs of adult learners.
Facilitate Adult Learning & Development is an online professional development course that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to facilitate learning face-to-face, online, via telecommunication or using a combination of media.
In this adult education course, you will learn how to identify individual learning styles, support learning needs and goals, develop individualised learning plans and create structured learning activities. You will also learn how to monitor the success of a learning relationship, seek feedback and identify areas of improvement.
On completion of this course, you will have gained the knowledge and skills required to facilitate adult learning and development.
Unit - Facilitate adult learning and development
Learning and needs goals
The learning process
Declarative and procedural knowledge
Conditional or situational knowledge
Learning style, learner characteristics and abilities
Preferred learning styles and attitudes
Body / Kinaesthetic intelligence learner
Interpersonal and Intrapersonal learner
Logical mathematical learner
Musical rhythmic learner
Verbal/ linguistic learner
Scoring / learning styles test summary
Techniques and processes to facilitate learning
Adult educators – trainers/facilitators
Five dimensions of competency
Styles and methods to facilitate learning
Agreement of boundaries and expectations of relationship
Program description, expected outcomes and benefits of program
Information to include in learning plan
Additional support required
Organisational support for implementation
Meeting preparation and relationship building
Three channels of communication
Structured learning activities
Types of training delivery
The specifics of learning
Building strengths and development
Effective learning and motivating learners
Notes for facilitators, coaches and mentors
Effective leadership and motivational skills
Kolb’s learning cycle
Competency based training
Acknowledge, respect and value individual difference
Monitor effectiveness of relationship
Adaptations or adjustments if required
Encouraging learnrtd to reflect on their learning
Terminating or ending a training relationship
The finalisation process
Feedback from learners on outcomes achieved
Judging effectiveness / evaluation sheets
Reflection on personal performance
Document outcomes (assessment and results)
Estimated duration 15 hours
Course Delivery and Start
Start anytime, self-paced and 100% online
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 15 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $50.00. Printed materials are available for purchase at any time and not require to complete this course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.