Enrolments: 542,148

Master Degree and Graduate Certificate Course Enrolments: 8,865

The total number of Master degree and Graduate Certificate enrolments since Charles Sturt University and IT Masters launched our first qualification in 2003.

Short Course Enrolments: 533,283

The total number of enrolments in our free short courses that we offer as a taster of what it is like to study via Distance Education with Charles Sturt University.

Free Short Course: Certified Trainer

CompTIA’s CTT+ industry certification tests in- and out-of-class teaching expertise, including preparation, facilitation and physical or virtual classroom evaluation. It demonstrates that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare, present, facilitate and evaluate an online training session.

The internationally recognised CTT+ is:

  • a cross-industry certification suitable for anyone wanting to demonstrate that they are a training professional.
  • also accepted by Dell, Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco and IBM as proof that an instructor is qualified to teach their programs.

This course will help prepare for CTT+ certification testing.

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■■■■ Intermediate
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Moderate-level short course where some prior knowledge or concepts may be assumed. Content may be aimed at late-undergraduate or early-Masters students
Duration5 Weeks
Enrolled4,762 students

Course Schedule

Module 1:

Planning and Instructional Delivery

  • Organisational Needs and Learners’ Backgrounds in Relationship to Course Objectives
  • Instructional Environment in Relationship to Learning Objectives
  • Selection and Implementation of Instructional Methods
  • Use of Presentation and Instructional Media

Module 2:

Instructor Credibility and Communications

  • Methods and Media for Instructional Delivery
  • Select and Implement delivery methods
  • Use Instructional Media
  • Instructor Credibility and Communications
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and content expertise

Module 3:

Group Facilitation

  • Instructor Credibility and Communications
  • Use communication and presentation skills to facilitate learning
  • Group facilitation
  • Review

Module 4:

Evaluating the Training Event and CTT+ exam preparation

  • Group facilitation
  • Evaluate the training event
  • Evaluate learner performance throughout the training event
  • Course Closure

Assessment :

Exam Week

A free open-book online test:

  • 40 Multiple Choice Questions – Pass Mark 50%
  • Duration: 1 hour

Course Information Q&A

What is the aim of this short course?

The aim of the short course is to give you a ‘taster’ of what it is like to undertake postgraduate study via Online Education with Charles Sturt University.

Who will present the webinars?

This short course was developed by Steve Zobrist,  who is one of our industry-based lecturers. Proving that distance is no longer a barrier in today’s online world, Steve delivers his subjects from Switzerland. He completed his Master of Management (Information Technology) with us in 2009 and in his ‘spare’ time he is now studying for his Doctor of Information Technology where he is researching on the topic ‘Virtual Machines in a Chemical Analytical Laboratory.’

Steve has achieved an impressive collection of industry certifications including CTT+, A+, Network+, Server+ & Security+ from CompTIA, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified System Engineer, Microsoft Certified Database Administrator and Certified NetWare Engineer.

Will this course prepare me for all facets of the CTT+ certification?

No — in order to achieve CompTIA CTT+ certification, candidate must pass both a computer-based test (CTT+ Essentials TK0-201) that assesses knowledge and a performance-based exam (TK0-202 or TK0-203) in which the candidate demonstrates prescribed skills during a recorded training session. Due to time & logistics constraints, this short course only prepares you for the CTT+ Essentials TK0-201 certification exam.

Is the CTT+ certification only suitable for technology trainers?

No — CTT+ is a cross-industry certification suitable for anyone wanting to demonstrate that they are a training professional. The examinations are based on a set of objectives designed to measure the core knowledge and skills that competent instructors must demonstrate to complete an instructional assignment successfully both in a physical classroom and a virtual classroom environment.

Is there a final exam?

Yes — the short course exam will be a timed, open book exam that you will sit at your computer.

Do I get a completion certificate if I complete the course?

Yes — provided you receive a pass mark (50% or over) for course assessment, which comprises the exam and any available participation marks.

Will the course qualify me for university credit?

Yes — successful completion of three or more of our short courses will qualify you for one credit for an industry elective subject in our postgraduate courses. Click here for further details.

Will I need to purchase any study materials to complete the course?

No — all essential materials will be supplied.

Will the webinars be recorded?

Yes — all webinars are recorded and you will be able to access them, and all other free course materials, by registering for the course.