Delivering Impactful Training to Youths

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Course Category:

Children, Youth and Family

Duration (hours):


Fees (Please note that the fees listed are for your reference only. The final course fee may vary.)
Name Fee (Excludes GST) Fee (Includes GST)
Nett Fee (after SSG funding) $ 90.00 $ 96.30
Course Fee (Before Funding) $ 900.00 $ 963.00


The role of social service practitioners in the youth field is multi-faceted. They are critical in enabling youths to experience a smooth transition to adulthood. Training is a key tool for leading youths to personal and social development and empowering them for social and cultural participation.

This three-day highly interactive programme seeks to equip these practitioners with the essentials to be trainers of youths. Through this programme, social workers, youth workers and leaders who are newly appointed trainers, will acquire the requisite skills and knowledge to effectively design and deliver training sessions for youths. These essential training skills and practical tips will build their confidence and competence to be excellent trainers. This will result in an increase in their level of effectiveness and quality of work with youths.

Target Participants:

Target audience includes social workers, youth workers, counsellors and social service practitioners from Social Service Organisations who are newly involved in training youths.

The skills and knowledge for this course, which the learner is assumed to possess, are as follows:
• Be able to listen and speak English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 6
• Be able to read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 6
• Be able to use numeracy skills equivalent to the Employability Skills System Workplace Numeracy (WPN) Level 6

Learning Outcome:

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

1. Use the theory session model for training preparation
2. Address challenging behaviour of youth learners
3. Gather feedback from learners using Kirkpatrick Model on the effectiveness of the training programme


Mode of Delivery:
Blended learning (facilitated classroom training and online course materials)

Online course materials: Learners will be required to access the online resources prior to the facilitated classroom training session.

This course includes assessment components.
Assessment may be conducted during and/or after the course. As there is an assessment component for this course, grading and processing of results can only take place after course completion. Learners who pass the assessment(s) will be awarded with an electronic Certificate of Achievement from SSI. You will receive an email notification when your e-Cert is ready for download in your NCSS e-Services account.

Fee Remarks:

SSG funding is available for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents only. For more information on SSG Training Grants, please visit:
SkillsFuture Singapore Funding.
SkillsFuture Credit.

VCF funding is available for foreigners who are staff of NCSS Member Social Service Agencies via Direct Training Application.

Terms and conditions apply. Applicants of above training grants should inform SSI upon submission of your application.

Trainer Profile:

Ms Alison Lim, MA, BA is both an accomplished Human Resources Development practitioner and academia. She has about 20 years of extensive and rich experience in the field of human resources development.

Alison graduated with a Masters of Arts in Education and Human Resources from the George Washington University, Bachelors of Arts from the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Institute of Management Diploma in Training and Development. She is a Certified Adventure Learning Facilitator with the Singapore Training and Development Association, and is also certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Personality Profile, DISC user, Life Skills Coach, Lifekeys and ‘Seven Habits of Highly Effective Leaders’ programmes. She also conducts SSTI’s “Training, Developing and Motivating Social Service Volunteers”.

As part of her social contributions, she had served in the management/executive committees of the Singapore Training and Development Association, Family Resources Training Centre and Gifted Children’s Association.

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