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Sep 2017

Aventis Certified Professional Trainer (ACPT) Program

Course Information

Start Date21 Sep 2017, Thursday
End Date22 Sep 2017, Friday
Time09:00 am
Venue100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel Singapore
Fee$1500 (Stage 1) | $2000 (Stage 2)
Contact6720 3333
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The Training and Adult Education (TAE) sector in Singapore has been identified to play a key role in developing the skills capabilities and mastery of the workforce. TAE professionals need to be highly skilled and masters of their craft to meet the continuing demand for quality education, learning and development in Singapore. They play a critical role in the national SkillsFuture movement and its focus on skills mastery and lifelong learning. Thus, they need to keep abreast of evolving professional trends and practices, future skills need, and continue to deepen critical skill sets to stay relevant and responsive to the changing needs of the economy and industries. Professional Trainers & Adult Educators both enjoy diverse career opportunities in challenging and stimulating settings and are sought after both locally and across the region. However, to excel as a professional trainer, you not only require good industry knowledge but also the ability to handle training with competence, flair and professionalism.

Futureproof Your Career As A Professional Trainer & Adult Educator

The ACPT program has been specially designed to equip participants seeking to escalate their competencies development as a Professional Trainer & Adult Educator.

Besides enhancing on key training skills set of participants, the ACPT program also aims to equip participants with the latest adult learning methodology to design, develop and deliver competency-based training. Participants are also expected to acquire a set of tried and tested transferable skills, including communication and organizational skills that will enhance their success in their pursuit of new career options in specialized roles such as curriculum developers, educational advisors. In addition, participants will also be equipped with leading-edge coaching skills, tools and resources for effective training and development roles.

Who Should Attend?

This program is ideal for professionals and executives considering career switch and seeking opportunities to pursue a rewarding career in training, HR development, career management and other related fields. Practitioners who are responsible for organizational development projects will also benefit from this program.

It is also ideal for senior professionals seeking to enhance their teaching or training skills including Adult Educators, Training Consultants; Training Managers & Administrators, Course and Curriculum Developers seeking to expand their skills set.

Benefits to You

The program is designed to provide participants with leading-edge tools for effective training and development skills:

  • Professional status and credential as a Certified Professional Trainer & Adult Educator
  • Verification of your competency in Training and Teaching
  • Competency building with a competitive edge of a reputation as a trainer that motivate and energize your participants
  • Enhance market status and confidence to deliver effective training and consultancy
  • International endorsement and recognition of your expertise that draws clients to you
  • Access to our network, resources and support through our Institute and corporate member base
  • Enhance career options and employment opportunities using proven business management and marketing systems to structure your training services and attract new clients

There is a plethora of training programmes in the market but Aventis’s ACPT provides participants with a comprehensive programme covering not only training skills and tools but the knowledge to apply them effectively in any topic-linked training. Activities are stimulating and thought-provoking where one of the benefits includes acquiring realistic, hands-on learning tools that improve not only presentation skills but also increase participants’ confidence in using them for future training. The master trainer is a dynamic presenter who knows his material very well and engaged us all with an innovative approach that made learning less complex and improved the skills of the entire group in a single programme.”Dr Georgina, Career Consultant

A big thank you to Patrick for the recent Coaching Certification. Patrick offers a step by step coaching process and not just ‘quick fix’ one-size-fits-all solutions. He naturally builds genuine trust and established a good rapport with the rest of the course mates. I am highly motivated with the templates, guides and checklist prepared to help me excel in my role. Thanks Patrick for your guidance.
June Chew, School Counsellor

Program Structure

Aventis’ ACPT program is for individuals who wish to be professionally certified as trainers and adult educators.

It is a 2-in-1 professional development and certification program for Trainer and Adult educator. It is one of the few programs, which offers an integrated blended learning structure.

The structured program includes 2 critical stages:

Stage I: Jump Start Your Career with One and half-day workshop (Friday evening and Saturday) with the Master Coach, Dr Patrick Chan to work on areas of focus for each individual which includes:

Practical Based Skills Training

  1. The Training and Adult Education (TAE) Sector
  2. Success Traits of a Professional Trainer & Adult Educator
  3. The Science & Art of Learning
  4. Pedagogic Design for Creative Teaching: Design, Develop, Deliver
  5. Tool Kits of a Professional Trainer & Adult Educator
  6. Learning Model & Motivation Techniques for Adult Learners
  7. Instructional & Engagement strategies: Methods, activities, resources
  8. Assessing Performance and Questioning Techniques
  9. Blending Learning Structures for Adult Learners
  10. Leading-edge Coaching Techniques
  11. Monetizing your Intellectual Capital as a Professional Trainer & Adult Educator with eBooks and online courses (webinar, Udemy)

Stage II: Aventis Professional Trainer & Adult Educators Certification
1 Full-day practicum which will include conduct of a workshop with peer coaching, video, 1-on-1 coaching and competency assessment for certification

What You Need
A laptop or PC with software that can create a document such as Microsoft Powerpoint or Word or Keynote.

What Ekse Would You Get

  • Course workbook and practice files.
  • 1-1 Coaching after the course
Facilitated by Dr Patrick Chan (PhD, Nanyang Technological University)

Dr Chan practices as a Finance Educator; Organizational Development Consultant and Coach; and Mediator. He also co-authored three bestselling books: “Leading and Managing Organizational Behavior”; “Beyond Blue Ocean Strategy” and  “Personal Financial Planning”.

Currently, he is an Adjunct Faculty with both the Singapore University of Social Science and the University of Buffalo. For ten years, he had held several leadership positions at Nanyang Polytechnic from the Head of Section (Risk and Insurance Management) to the Head (Financial Services Centre). He was a Visiting Faculty and taught in Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland in 1998. He also chairs the Aventis Center for Organizational Psychology for working adults in career transition. He serves as a Board member of Stalford Learning Centre, a full-fledged learning centre with 33 branches in Singapore. He had previously served on the boards of various professional bodies and non-profit organizations such as the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association, Risk and Insurance Management of Singapore (RIMAS) and Bishan Home for the Intellectually Disabled etc.

His over three decades of corporate experience spanned between an academic career and consultancies in Organizational Behavior & Finance at the local tertiary institutions and senior management positions in the financial services industry. His academic career involves the provision of academic expertise in the course development, management and teaching of management and finance related modules for both undergraduate and postgraduate in Singapore and United Kingdom. These include academic and personnel management; course and institutional promotion; corporate development; and institutional networking and partnerships. He has also developed and conducted various innovative executive education programs and e-Learning projects for tertiary institutions, professional bodies and corporate universities in Asia.

He had received the Lead Consultant Award for Special Projects from Certified Consultant Academy and member of the Judging Panel for Professional Enterprise Award 2007. MoneyMind, Channel News Asia, had interviewed him on his professional views and his latest research on the Financial Behaviours and Psychological Capital of individuals. His client portfolio includes Aon Consulting (Singapore) Pte Ltd; AIA Financial Health Academy; Asuransi Sinarmas, Jakarta; Ava Insurance Brokers; Chasen Logistics Services Limited; CPG Corporation; CPA Australia; Cisco System; Manulife; Ministry of Home Affairs; NTUC INCOME; Pilfzer Singapore; Pan Asia Ltd; Prudential Assurances; INSEAD; Ministry of Defence-Logistics Division; Institution of Engineers Academy; Keppel Land Ltd; General Insurance Association Singapore (GIAS); SIA; Singapore Armed Forces; Singapore National Employers Federation, Singapore Prisons Services; YMCA etc.