WSQ Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance (ACLP)



129.5 hrs


If you have already attained the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) full qualification, you continue to be recognised by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) as meeting SSG’s Adult Education (AE) Qualifications Requirements for the training and assessment of SSG-Funded Certifiable courses. 


Be at the Forefront of Adult Education 


The new Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance (ACLP) is a Train-The-Trainer (TTT) programme designed to equip you with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) recognised Training and Adult Education (TAE) competencies to not only perform the role of a learning facilitator, assessor of SSG-funded certifiable courses, but also as a budding learning solutionist NEW! who is able to support the performance needs of enterprises and learners experiencing industry transformation.

The 160-hour ACLP programme is designed for both aspiring and experienced TAE practitioners to enhance their sector-domain specialist skills with fundamental and emerging TAE competencies to take on the business transformation challenges affecting enterprises and workers.

The new WSQ ACLP is aligned with the recently launched Skills Framework for Training and Adult Education (SFw TAE) and replaces the previous WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) qualification. ACLP will extend beyond classroom-based learning design, delivery and assessment to enable learners to develop emerging skills in demand and provide blended learning solutions that can better cater to the needs of your learners and enterprises. ACLP learners will be equipped with the skills to facilitate both technology-enabled learning and workplace learning to develop enterprise-centric learning solutions to enhance performance outcomes.

Whether you are an aspiring, existing or experienced TAE professional / industry practitioner, WSQ ACLP allows you to choose your own learning pathway based on your experience and qualifications.

Choose your profile below and get started!


Why Choose this Programme


ACLP prepares you to:

  • adopt an open-minded, innovative and enterprise-relevant mindset to help learners and enterprises to address skills gaps and industry needs
  • adapt, adopt and facilitate blended learning solutions (including classroom, workplace and technology-enabled learning modes) for effective learning to meet performance outcomes

Differentiated ACLP learning pathways, just for you:

Choose your profile and enjoy learning that is just in time, just enough, just for you.

Aspiring TAE Professional

Do you have little or no TAE expertise and are interested to explore career transition to become an Adult Educator? We recommend the Facilitated Learning Pathway – Cohort Based Learning approach for you. 

Cohort-based learning approach offers an integrated and structured learning experience to individuals, like you, who are new to the TAE sector.  You will benefit from the emphasis on peer learning to practice a variety of facilitation and assessment methods in a familiar learning environment and receive career advisory from IAL’s experienced Adult Education Career Advisors (AECA) to explore developing a career as an Adult Educator!

Existing TAE Professional / Industry Practitioner

Do you have some TAE expertise and want Just in Time upskilling? We recommend Facilitated Learning Pathway - Modularised Learning approach for you. 

Schedule available from Sep 2019!

Experienced TAE Professional / Industry Practitioner

Do you have extensive TAE expertise and qualifications, current with sector’s practice and possess pedagogical expertise? We recommend Enhanced Recognition of Prior Learning Pathway (RPL) for you. Under the Enhanced RPL, you may be eligible for Credit Exemptions or Composite Assessment.


As experienced TAE Professionals / Industry Practitioners, we recognise your relevant TAE experience and / or certifications. If you have comparable train-the-trainer (TTT) certificates as listed here, you are eligible for Credit Exemption(s). 

If you have other TTT certifications not listed above, feel free to sign up for a complimentary and non-obligatory “ACLP Pathway Advisory Chat” to offer advice on your eligibility for Composite Assessment and review your TAE experience for recognition at a modular level. 





M1: Facilitate Learning Experiences for Adult Learners

This module equips you with knowledge and skills to facilitate learning experiences aligned to your learner needs and desired learning outcomes

M2: Adopt Skills Frameworks for Professional Growth

This module equips you with the knowledge and skills to apply Skills Framework to enhance learning design and work-related outcomes

M3: Facilitate Technology-Enabled Learning

This module equips you with the knowledge and skills to facilitate technology-enabled learning experiences

M4: Facilitate Workplace Learning

This module equips you with the knowledge and skills to facilitate workplace learning solutions aligned to your learners needs and work requirements to drive performance improvement

M5: Design Learning Solutions to Address Performance Needs

This module equips you with knowledge and skills to develop learning solutions to drive performance 



Choose 1 out of the 2 elective modules available based on your interests and requirement.

E1: Interpret WSQ & Assess Competence

This module equips you with the knowledge and skills to prepare and implement assessments within the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) system

E2: Assess Workplace Learning

This module equips you with the knowledge and skills to design and implement workplace learning assessments


* ACLP modules are aligned to Skills Framework for Training and Adult Education sector’s Technical Skills and Competencies.


Who Should Attend

This programme is beneficial to you if you are: 
  • A sector-domain specialist who is new to training and wants to begin a career in the Training and Adult Education (TAE) industry
  • An existing TAE practitioner who wants to be updated with blended learning facilitation methods and design learning solutions to enhance learning effectiveness for performance outcomes
  • An established TAE professional who desires the ACLP qualification via the enhanced RPL pathway for recognition by SSG to facilitate and assess WSQ and SSG-funded certifiable courses


Entry Requirements

The ACLP programme is developed for the learners who possess the following assumed skills and knowledge:

  • Be able to listen, speak, read and write English proficiently in a clear and confident manner (possess Level 6 and above in Workplace Literacy (WPL) skills as stated in the Employability Skills WSQ framework).
  • Be keen to facilitate learning and assess adult learners through the design, reflection and continuous improvement of learning activities in an array of learning settings such as classroom, workplace and technology-enabled learning contexts.
  • Possess appropriate level subject matter specialisation and industry experience, relevant for the design, facilitation and assessment of learning.
  • Possess basic information and communication technology (ICT) skills.
  • Be able to source and analyse relevant materials from the workplace, library, internet or online databases for design and development of learning resources.

Workplace Assessment Requirements:

  • Simulated Learning Context - ACLP Modules 1 and 2 are designed to be delivered and assessed in simulated learning context utilising IAL’s learning facilities.
  • Applied Learning Context with Workplace Assessment Components: ACLP core modules 3, 4, 5 and electives are designed to be delivered and assessed in an applied learning context utilising both IAL’s learning facilities and authentic workplace settings availed by the ACLP learner.  Learners completing the applied learning context modules must have access to one or a range of workplace or practice environments that will provide them with the opportunity to practice their facilitation and assessment skills in authentic workplace settings. 

Payment Advisory


           For Self-Sponsored Registrations

  • You will be prompted for course payment at the end of the registration process.
  • IAL accepts payment through eNETS.
  • If you intend to use your SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) to offset the course fees, please submit your SFC claim separately at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

           For Company-Sponsored Registrations

  • Organisations sponsoring their employees will be prompted for course payment at the end of the registration process. Payments may be made through either of the following:
  1. Interbank GIRO / Bank Transfer - Please credit fees to CITIBANK N.A. SINGAPORE, Bank Code 7214, Branch code 001, Account number 082-173-805-9. Please email the payment details including name, NRIC number and programme name to finance@ial.edu.sg.
  2. Cheque - Payable to “SUSS-IAL”. The cheque may be submitted or mailed to our office at 11 Eunos Road 8, #07-04 Lifelong Learning Institute, Singapore 408601. Please email the payment details including name, NRIC number and programme name to finance@ial.edu.sg.
  • Payments for organisations running corporate run will be according to the contract. 

Registrations without payment will be automatically removed within 3 working days. Do note that if you are using SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) for partial course fee payment, your application for SFC will be cancelled if the balance payment is not made via MyIAL within 24 hours.