• Instructing Adults Certificate

    Our Instructing Adults Certificate helps you develop the essential skills and knowledge you need to work effectively with adult learners. Geared to people already working in the teaching and training of adults, this certificate focuses on the practical application of educational methodologies and is a valuable complement to your specialized training in your area of expertise. The courses are relevant to anyone who delivers training, development or adult education.


    The Institute for Performance and Learning (formerly the Canadian Society for Training and Development), Canada's leading association of workplace learning professionals, sets the standards for training and development in Canada. The Institute recognizes that this certificate addresses the categories outlined in its Competencies for Training and Development Professionals.

    Advanced Standing

    Once you start this certificate, you are eligible for student membership with The Institute for Performance and Learning. As soon as you have completed this certificate, you will be eligible for a credit of one year toward the work experience requirement of The Institute's Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) designation. For more information about membership, visit The Institute for Performance and Learning website.

    Completion Details

    We would advise you to complete the compulsory courses in the order shown below. However, the order in which you complete the course requirements is only restricted by course prerequisites. You must achieve a cumulative grade average of B- (70%) or better to be eligible to request the certificate upon completion.

    Compulsory Courses (Six)