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Apply for the Certified Facilitator of Training (CFT)

  • 01 Jan 2022
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • virtual



Apply for the Certified Facilitator of Training


Do you facilitate learning events?   Online?   In person? The CFT certification is for professionals who facilitate training done online or in person and who want to be recognized for their skill in engaging learners.  This performance-based certification is endorsed by ISPI, Training Magazine, and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). 


You must submit one or more videos for a maximum of 35 minutes that demonstrate your competence in facilitation and are supported by learner evaluations and client attestations, and commit to a Code of Conduct.  The 4 competencies are:

1.       The Facilitation Process Competent Facilitators ask questions that:

  • Promote participation
  • Engage learners equitably
  • Promote reflection
  • Reinforce learning points
  • Clarify participants’ remarks and questions
  • Follow up on participants comments
  • Promote relevant conversation among learners so they process the content
  • Redirect questions to other participants to promote engagement

2.       The Learning Process – Competent Facilitators:

  • Introduce the purpose, content, participants, and value.
  • Establish the relevance of the content; relate the content to needs and the learner experience.
  • Give examples that illustrate and reinforce the learning objective
  • Guide learners in activities designed to reinforce the objectives 

3.       The Learning Assessment Process – Competent Facilitators:

  • Elicit examples from learners on how they will apply the content in the workplace
  • Assess comprehension                          

4.       Professionalism – Competent Facilitators:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the content and facilitation expertise
  • Respect participants’ opinions and perspectives

The cost is $600 for Hale Center professional members, ISPI, and IFMA and $725 for others.   Click here to download the Handbook with the standards, requirements, and the scoring checklists.  Register here.  Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Once certified you will receive a digital mark.  Please contact Judy@HaleCenter.org if you have questions

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