HRDF Trainers’ Development Framework

HRDF Trainers’ Development Framework

This initiative is to create a pool of competent Trainer professionals through the implementation of a quality baseline standards for active trainers under HRDF which aims to support the human capital needs of the nation.

The Objectives of HRDF-TDF Are as Follows

  • Ensure all active trainers under HRDF are able to meet a baseline quality standard; and
  • Ensure all trainers under HRDF remain ACTIVE and continuously develop themselves throughout their training career.

HRDF Trainers’ Development Framework

Flow Chart

Potential Trainer
After 1 January 2021

Trainer Certified/Exempted
Before 1 January 2021

Main Features

5-day Train the Trainer course.

for HRDF TTT vendors.

who successfully completed TTT or exemption.

with objective based conditions for renewal.

within 3 years grace period.

for accreditation process management

The Accreditation Process

The pre-requisites for a Trainer to apply for Accreditation is:
  • The trainer must be either a TTT Certified or TTT Exempted Trainer.
  • All active trainers are required to register their trainers' profile via LATiH platform at

There are two (2) scenarios for a trainer to become HRDF Accredited Trainer:

Scenario 1
Accreditation by Assessment –
Trainers Certified TTT/EXEMPTION After 1 January 2021

Trainers will be required to demonstrate their competence in a real training situation for the purpose of Accreditation by assessment. As such, the trainer is to submit all documents required from a real training session conducted.

Scenario 2
Accreditation by Activity –
Trainers Certified TTT/EXEMPTION Before 1 January 2021

All trainings that falls within the HRDF requirements can be considered for the claimable training hours; irrespective of being under the various HRDF schemes or outside HRDF schemes. The HRDF requirements are as follows:

Renewal Process

  • HRDF Accredited Trainers’ has a validity period of 3 years. In order to continue as HRDF Accredited Trainers, trainers need to under go renewal every 3 years.
  • Renewal will be based on active training hours. The requirement for recertification will be 360 hours of training conducted within the 3-year validity period.
  • A trainer who cannot meet the active training hours requirement can opt for going through the accreditation by assessment process to be renewed.

Fee Structure Effective 1 January 2020

TTT COURSE inclusive of ASSESSMENT fee

TTT Exemption fee

ASSESSMENT fee for TTT exempted trainers after 1 Jan 2021

RENEWAL of Accredited Trainers
every 3 years

ACCREDITATION of Certified / Exempted Trainers before 1 Jan 2021

*inclusive SST


Implementation Guideline
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