Essentials of Online Facilitation

In this course, participants will learn about the various stages in Gilly Salmon’s 5-stage model in online learning environment. Participants will explore strategies to effectively facilitate online and how to craft effective discussion forum topics to enhance trainees’ learning. Participants will experience easy-to-use online tools and be adept at choosing appropriate ones for online training.

Learning Objectives

By end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

• Explain how the Salmon 5-step model is used to deliver an online course
• Craft effective discussion forum topics to enhance trainees’ learning in an online environment
• Apply strategies of managing online course

Who should attend?

Teachers, Trainers, Instructors, Facilitators, Academic Leaders, Heads of Departments, and Learning and Development (L&D) Managers from Educational and Training Institutions

Entry Requirement

This workshop is suitable for educators and trainers. No prior knowledge is required.


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 75% of attendance requirement. 


Course Dates

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Course Duration

(4 hours self-paced e-Learning)
(4 hours consultation) Participants can seek advice from trainer on their training courses and how to effectively conduct them in an online environment. 

Course Venue

Course will be conducted online.

Fees for 2022

Full course fee (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$203.30 $60.99 $20.33 $22.99

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$205.20 $60.99 $20.33 $61.56 $22.99 $23.56
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants. 

All information is accurate at time of publishing. 

Last updated on 10 Nov 2022

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education