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Mindfulness Teacher Training Course - Intensive Pathway
Mindfulness Teacher Training Course - Intensive Pathway

Fri, May 03

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Instructor led Zoom classes

Mindfulness Teacher Training Course - Intensive Pathway

This is a globally recognised Mindfulness Teacher Certification Course accredited by International Mindfulness Teachers Association (IMTA).

Time & Location

May 03, 2024, 7:00 PM GMT+8

Instructor led Zoom classes

About the Event

The Mindfulness Teacher Training program is a 287-hours program. This is the 9th international intake of the Mindfulness Teacher Training Program. This certification program is accredited by International Mindfulness Teachers Association (IMTA). Graduates of this course will be eligible to receive a personal credential as a Certified Mindfulness Teacher - Professional Level (CMT-P). This credential will serve graduates for employment purposes and is the standard in the field.

The program is being conducted Live on Zoom. The program is now more flexible with two pathways for completion:

The Intensive pathway: Complete your certification by completing all 5 modules in 1 year, or

The Flexible pathway: Enrol for 1 module at a time to complete all 5 modules in 3 years

This page is for signing-up for the Intensive pathway. For the Flexible pathway, please register on individual module pages in the Certifications tab.

1. Program Details:

Module structure:

Module 101: Foundations of Mindfulness

Module 102: Facilitating Mindfulness Practices

Module 201: Foundations of MBWE (8-week flagship program)

Module 301: Designing & Facilitating Mindfulness Programs

Module 401: Practicum, Supervision & Professional Development

Program goals:

  • To expand the availability of secular mindfulness training globally by training qualified individuals as mindfulness teachers and facilitators
  • To provide participants with training and standards in teaching, designing and facilitating mindfulness programs
  • To promote secular mindfulness as a means to enhance wellbeing and inspire purposeful living
  • To teach mindfulness skills and practices for workshops with individuals, groups, communities, organisations and others
  • To support participants in embodying mindfulness and facilitating their personal understanding and practice of secular mindfulness
  • To create a global community of certified and qualified mindfulness teachers and facilitators

Learning outcomes:

  • Lead mindfulness classes for diverse populations, which you are familiar with or desire to work with, such as corporate/business settings or educational settings.
  • Lead mindfulness coaching classes for individuals
  • Lecture or deliver a talk for the public, a professional community or people in your field
  • Demonstrate competence in teaching, designing and facilitating mindfulness-based courses and workshops
  • Articulate the professional and ethical standards of adherence for a mindfulness teacher
  • Articulate and demonstrate relevant teaching skills including clear instructions, creating positive group learning environment, creating safety, managing challenges and difficulties of self and participants and being flexible in curriculum delivery.
  • Demonstrate good relational skills when teaching and with fellow teachers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop customised curriculum by target audiences, organising and evaluating teaching materials for individual and group settings.
  • Demonstrate competence in understanding the theoretical knowledge of Mindfulness, experiential learning, relevant qualities and attitudes of a teacher
  • Demonstrate responsive and flexible pacing to cover an appropriate curriculum, as well as holding a group learning environment and managing challenges and difficulties

Why People Choose To Attend Our Mindfulness Teacher Training?

  • Accredited programme by the International Mindfulness Teachers Association
  • One of few training programmes across the globe that includes cultural adaptation for Global and Asian audiences
  • Learn to teach research, evidence-based and secular Mindfulness to all audiences, and not limited to people with clinical needs such as Stress, Depression, Anxiety etc.
  • An intensive and comprehensive 287 hour programme
  • The programme is designed based on the mindfulness teacher competencies of the Universities of Bangor, Exeter and Oxford (MBI-TAC).
  • Develop facilitation skills unique to Mindfulness for leading groups and individual coaching
  • Learn to integrate mindfulness into other professional disciplines

2. Pre-requisites:

- A minimum of 2 years regular mindfulness meditation practice

- Attended an 8 Week Mindfulness Based Course like the MBWE, MBSR, MBCT etc which should include the Day of Mindfulness/Silent retreat. If you have not completed this yet, you can sign-up here for an upcoming batch of MBWE.

- Attended a 5-day or longer mindfulness meditation retreat with a qualified instructor, during or before the completion of this Course. Upcoming retreats can be found here.

- Proficiency in the English language

3. Dates:

Dates for 2024 are as follows:

Module 101: Foundations of Mindfulness

Fridays; May 2024- 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; 7 to 9:30pm SGT

Module 102: Facilitating Mindfulness Practices

Saturdays; May 2024- 18, 25, June 2024- 1, 8, 15, 22; 1 to 5pm SGT

Module 201: Foundations of MBWE

Fridays; June 2024- 28, July 204- 5, 12, 19, 26; 7 to 10pm SGT

Saturdays; July 2024- 27, August 2024- 3, 10, 17; 1 to 5pm SGT

Module 301: Designing & Facilitating Mindfulness Programs

Fridays;  September 2024- 6, 13, 20, 27; 7 to 10pm SGT

Saturdays; August 2024- 24, 31, Sept 2024- 7, 14, Oct 2024- 5, 12; 1 to 5pm SGT

Module 401: Practicum, Supervision & Professional Development

Open dates, scheduled individually

4. Course Fee (in Singapore Dollars)* 

Standard fee for the program is total SGD 8800 (USD 6500 approx).

The special Promotional Fee for the Intensive pathway is SGD 7600. This is payable in 2 phases. Steps to avail this promotional fee:

1. Complete the application process mentioned in point 5 below. 

2. On acceptance of application, you will be invoiced for phase-1 fee. 

*SkillsFuture Credit may be applied towards this course. You need to upload our invoice on your SkillsFuture portal. We are then advised by SkillsFuture on how much is the offset for you. Accordingly, we will share a revised invoice with the balance fee. 

5. Application Process: 

Submit the non-refundable application fee of $50 via this EVENT page and submit the following documents via email to admin@centreformindfulness.sg:

  • Application fee payment receipt
  • Updated resume
  • Certificate of Completion or a verification letter as an evidence of completion of an 8 week mindfulness class and the Retreat
  • a 100 to 200 word personal statement about your intentions to join this teacher training programme

After the approval of your application, you will be sent the payment details.

Please include in your application mail should you like to offset the fees using your SkillsFuture credits.

Terms: Please note that we may cancel this course if we do not have sufficient sign ups. In such a case, you will receive a full refund.

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