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The Center for Corporate and Professional Education


Become a Professional Tutor Online Program (WPG529-66)

Calendar Jan 25, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Whether you are starting your own tutoring business or working to support students in a home or classroom environment, effective tutoring practices are essential to student success. This course will provide training to tutor individuals and small groups of all ages in a virtual or face-face environment. Learn techniques and strategies to encourage independent learning and inspire success for your tutees.

Participants will learn strategies to encourage student skills including time management, independence, growth mindset, and study skills. 

Participants will also learn practical skills for tutoring:

  • Communications techniques
  • Starting and ending the tutoring session
  • Working with the tutoring cycle
  • Goal setting
  • Incorporating technology tools
  • Active listening/questioning methods
  • Handling difficult sitations

This course is completely online with an instructor led live Zoom launch and wrap-up session. Students should expect to spend eight hours per week completing readings, activities, and assignments that reinforce tutor training techniques, theory, and best practices in the tutoring field over a five-week period.

This course is geared for anyone looking to help students with their academic goals. Strategies to encourage student confidence and independence are ideal for caregivers helping children with their homework, homeschoolers, educators, or people looking to start their own tutoring business. 

Zoom guidance and instruction will be provided in advance of the first session. 

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