A Primer for Healthcare Trainers: Learning how to design an effective training program

Short Course / 1 day

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Course Fees

Course Information

Healthcare-related training can be dry and content heavy. Such training is often instructor-centric and learners are required to adopt a passive learning approach. Trainers may also face challenges in engaging their learners to effectively achieve the learning objectives.

This train-the-trainer course is designed for healthcare professionals, such as pharmacy managers and Pharmacy Training (PT) supervisors, who are responsible for training in a healthcare or retail setting.

Course participants will develop new skills to engage their learners and increase learners’ participation.

Learning Outcomes

Course participants will gain a deeper understanding in learners’ motivation and mentality, and develop effective training programs and teaching approaches to engage their trainees either in classroom or online.

Course participants will also learn principles of blended, online and micro learning. These learning approaches are more applicable for employees who are unable to attend formal training programs due to shift work or other commitments.


Course Date: 15 April 2021
Application Period: 2 March to 1 April 2021
Time: 9am to 5pm
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 1 modules:

  • Plan and develop effective training programs relevant to healthcare personnel, including pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
  • Understand motivation and attitudes towards learning.
  • Enhance engagement in learning activities.
  • Identify and apply online teaching & learning approaches
  • Develop appropriate online learning methodologies and identify appropriate tools for optimal learning.
  • Design appropriate feedback systems for evaluating learning.


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.
The course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit. For more information on the SkillsFuture Credit click here.
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$278.20
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents$83.46
Singaporeans qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$31.46
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$31.46