Certified Professional Trainer (CPT)

Certification Overview

Certified Professional Trainer (CPT)

Exam Code: CPT-001

If you are thinking about becoming a trainer, or have started doing some training already and want to know more about what will help you to become an excellent trainer, our CPT® Certification will help. The E-Learning is designed as an exploration of the essential skills that trainers need to develop, and to get you started in the learning process in an interactive and fun environment.

Certified Professional Trainer (CPT)® is an international, vendor-neutral certification that covers core instructor skills, including preparation, presentation, communication, facilitation and evaluation in both a classroom and virtual classroom environment. It is a widely accepted qualification throughout the IT sector, Management and other training fields the Certified Professional Trainer (CPT)® certification provides a springboard for any technical trainer.

People who work as trainers are often put into difficult situations without much understanding of what training is or how to do it well. We know that being a good trainer is the result of developing skills to bring information to an audience. This information will then engage, empower, and encourage continued learning and development. Our E-Learning course will give you the skills that you need so that your students not only learn, but also enjoy the process, retain information shared, and use their new skills back in the workplace.

Behind every spectacular training session is a lot of preparation and meticulous attention to detail. The truly skilled trainer can make a program exciting. The learners will have fun while they are learning if the facilitator is able to involve their emotions as well as their minds. You will see the involvement, and you will feel the energy. To reach this stage as an adult educator isn’t always easy, but success isn’t just for the naturally gifted. It is possible for all of us who put effort into our personal growth and development. The E-Learning will help you reach that goal.

Exam Information

The exam comprises of 80 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 80% (64 out of 80 correct) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour 10 Minutes (70 Minutes).

No external sources of information may be accessed during the exam held via ProctorU. Further details of the materials permitted are provided:

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  • If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.
  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

The Certified Professional Trainer (CPT)® Certificate is valid for life.

CPT® is a Registered Trademark of GAQM.

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Certified Professional Trainer (CPT)® Certification has no pre-requisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Course Outline

Module 1 – Survival Skills for the New Trainer

  • What makes a good trainer?
  • Personal best, professional best
  • Being genuine
  • Assertiveness skills
  • Asking the right questions
  • Listening skills
  • Connecting with people
  • Defusing difficult participants
  • Essentials for success
  • Do’s and don’ts for new trainers

Module 2 – The Practical Trainer

  • Defining a successful training program/trainer
  • Adult learning and the learning process
  • Principles of adult learning
  • Style assessment, including introvert/extrovert analysis
  • Applying the learning cycle
  • The training process (planning training, choosing methods, designing learning sequences)
  • Adding games
  • Setting the climate
  • Presentation skills
  • Dealing with difficult trainees
  • On-the-job training
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Mock training presentations for peer review

Module 3 – Advanced Skills for the Practical Trainer

  • Preparing to learn and understanding learning
  • Competencies for adult educators
  • Accommodating learning preferences
  • Increasing your expertise and using existing materials
  • Planning a workshop, including preparing visual aids
  • Effective communication (incl. questioning)
  • Kirkpatrick’s levels of evaluation
  • On-the-job support
  • Managing stress and dealing with difficult situations
  • Training in different forums (i.e. virtual learning)
  • Mock training presentations

Module 4 – Developing a Training Program

  • Program design
  • Identifying needs
  • Training and instructional systems design models
  • The program’s basic outline
  • Evaluation strategies
  • Researching and developing content
  • Pre-assignments in training
  • Choosing openings and energizers
  • Training instruments, assessments, and tools
  • Creating supporting materials
  • Testing the program
  • Creating proposals
  • Building rapport

Target Audience

  • This certification is ideal for trainers and presenters from all industries to improve their presentation skills.
  • Trainers with experience of delivering content in a live face-to-face environment.
  • Training specialists, learning facilitators and managers, master trainers, educators and other professionals who deliver training.

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam

Premium Package
(E-Course Version)

  • Self Explanatory
  • Valid for 40 days
  • The Package also includes E-Voucher/Access Key for Certification Exam
  • The E-Voucher/Access Key can be used via ProctorU Globally.
  • Hard Copy Certificate will be shipped to your mailing address and a Digital Badge will be sent to your email if you qualify in the exam.
  • Course Duration: 40 Days
  • Price: 255 USD

Standard
Package

  • Self Explanatory
  • E-Course is Valid for 20 days
  • This Package doesn't includes E-Voucher for Certification Exam.
  • Candidate has to purchase the E-Voucher separately to take the Certification Exam.
  • Course Duration: 20 Days
  • Price: 100 USD

Exam
Voucher

  • Validity: 240 Days
  • Price: 170 USD
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