Useful information when hiring a Corporate Trainer

Corporate training agencies offer courses to equip employees with skills required for their job or further training when required. There are basic and advanced courses, and each can be a packaged or tailor made to suit the company’s needs.

Services and Specialisation

  • Communications vocational training services
  • Management Training
  • Service Excellence Training
  • Personal Effectiveness and Productivity Training
  • Emotional Intelligence Training
  • Sales Training
  • Creativity and Innovation Training

What makes a good corporate trainer?

  1. One easy sign is that they have managed to snag multiple awards
  2. Has many positive referrals from firms and repeat users
  3. Has a proper and comprehensive assessment process and metrics during development and training that he sticks to.
  4. Has had prior experience in the field he is coaching/training

Main price factors

  1. Reputation of the corporate training agency
  2. Type of requirements for the training.
  3. Number of people attending. Prices are higher if the course is only for one person as compared to group offers.
  4. Position of trainee. Trainers for higher levels of management usually cost more


Price range from $500 to $2000 for a module, depending on topic and positions targeted (this is the price before the PIC grant).

Tips, tricks and challenges

  1. Check if your company is eligible for the PIC grant, claimable from IRAS after the course.
  2. Ask for referrals to have an idea on the impact of their courses on past attendees