Senior Master Instructor Certification


CVTA’s Senior Master Instructor Certification ois the fifth level of education for professional instructors. This level of training is designed to add additional teaching knowledge for CVTA certification and provides instructors with more advanced instruction tools to better serve their students.

Please note, in order to achieve the certification from the CVTA, a Student Instructor must first achieve the level of Safety Professional and have a minimum of 450 hours of verifiable professional instruction in the industry and successfully complete all courses in the Senior Master Instructor Level. Without these requirements being completed and verified, CVTA will not issue a certification for this level.

Our Senior Master Instructor Certification Level is comprised of 5 separate courses to help instructors develop their skills when working with trainees.


Certification includes the following courses:


Appropriate Assessment

Assessment preparation is a central element of effective lesson presentation. This course covers traditional and alternative assessment techniques and self-evaluation techniques for both the student and the instructor.

The Brain and Learning

How do we process information and learn? The Brain and Learning answers this question by exploring two primary learning theories. The course further examines how life experiences affect learning and takes an in-depth look at how the brain processes information.

Brain-Based Strategies

How do instructional strategies for the development of multiple intelligences lead to success? Brain-Based Strategies answers this question by examining authentic assessments and comparing traditional and brain-compatible curriculum.

Managing Collaborative Learning Activities

This course looks at best practices for assigning collaborative learning projects. An examination of several common mistakes and planning pitfalls are covered; along, with learning to identify unforeseen risks encountered during a collaboration assignment.

Collaborative Learning Experiences

Communication is the cornerstone of effective teaching. This course provides insight into creating a successful learning environment and examines the six stages of collaborative learning for robust interaction.