Certified Learning Facilitator (CLF)

The L&D Industry’s Master Benchmark

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What is a Certified Learning Facilitator (CLF)

The Certified Learning Facilitator (CLF) is the master Facilitator benchmark within the learning and development industry for learning and development facilitators. It’s what sets highly skilled facilitators and trainers apart in our profession.

Applicants undergo an assessment of capability against the L&D Capability Framework, career achievements, their practical experience and ongoing development.

CLF Certification demonstrates your commitment to Professional Development and the Learning and Development Industry and helps you stand out from the crowd.

CLF Certification

Certified Learning Facilitator (CLF) certification is based on an assessment of career achievements, practical experience and ongoing Facilitator development.

To be successful the applicant must demonstrate their facilitation skills and how their learning initiatives have helped clients or their organisation achieve results.

The CLF Certification: ​

  • recognises capabilities, experiences and achievements;
  • identifies individuals achieving great results through their learning initiatives, and
  • provides quality assurance to existing and potential clients.

CLFs are acknowledged for their extensive experience and ongoing development.  Achieving CLF status grants you an industry-wide recognised standard of excellence to stand out with clients and employers.

Download the CLF Handbook

For more information about the CLF Certification, please download the CLF Handbook at the bottom of this page or email us at members@ilpworldwide.org.

Who is the CLF Certification for?

CLF applicants typically have:

  • extensive practical learning facilitation experience
  • hold recognised educational qualifications and accreditations
  • Facilitator achievements in the learning and development field
  • exceptional learning facilitation and transfer skills, and
  • a commitment to ongoing Facilitator development. 

CLF Eligibility

Knowledge of, and experience applying, the principles of enhancing employee learning and performance

Years within the L&D Industry or Related Experience
CPD Hours undertaken annually

We want all potential Certified Learning Facilitator to decide if the CLF is the right option for them. 

Complete the application form and include the required supporting evidence in regard to their experience.

Once the application is approved, applicants will be provided with additional information relating to the practical assessment.

The practical assessment component involves a questionnaire, validation interview and demonstration of facilitation skills.

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Ongoing Recognition

To maintain CLF Status, individuals must submit a CLF Logbook each year outlining their development activities over the past 12-months.

The completion of the logbook demonstrates the individual’s commitment to continuous development and the modelling of best practice.

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Curious about becoming a CLF?

Download the CLF Handbook to learn more about CLF Certification and the benefits of becoming a CLF.

Download the CLF Handbook