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Why get Train-the-Trainer Certified?

We provide world-class online and classroom training for trainers worldwide. The PrepMasters’ USA Train-the-Trainer course gives you a comprehensive skill-set necessary to become a successful Expert Trainer, regardless of what industry you’re in. We’ve helped thousands of trainer’s globally gain certification and become successful in their careers. We’re also an official provider of Microsoft’s MCT Instructional Skills.

With the PrepMasters’ Train-the-Trainer Certification program you’ll become confident in front of a classroom or in a virtual training environment. Acquire classroom management skills and know how to keep your trainees engaged and involved.

Why Choose PrepMasters USA?

Our transformative training methods are based on the neurobiology of adult learning. PrepMasters’ is a Microsoft approved training skills provider and a member of the CompTIA Learning Alliance

Our Master Instructors will help you step-by-step to become an Expert Trainer: Train-the-Trainer, CTT+ or MCT/TTT certificates. Each of our Master Trainers have been hand selected and rigorously trained with 10 or more years training experience.

If you are changing careers or a seasoned trainer, you’ll see remarkable results with a world-class trainer skill-set. Our courses have changed the lives of thousands. See the testimonials page for more.

“The workshop was outstanding. Thank you for this inspirational and well thought out Workshop.

“This workshop has impacted the way my students view me and I view them… students learn faster and my training is more effective and more fun! My salary at my current job has increased and I put my resume on the web and got calls and interviews from people needing trainers. The certification has definitely made a difference in my career!”

Tim Rowe
Training Manager
Los Angeles, CA

Do you provide online certification training?

Yes, all trainer certifications are available online 24/7 on-demand training, up to 1-year to complete, study at your own pace with the help of a Master Trainer: Train-the-Trainer, MCT-Train-the-Trainer, Train-the-Trainer Virtual Trainer, CTT+ Classroom Trainer and CTT+ Virtual Trainer. Our trainees come from all corners of the globe and we specialize in developing the finest trainers in the world.

What are the class requirements?

Basic English skills for reading, writing and speaking are required and a willingness to learn. Access to a computer with MS Word and PPT, and high-speed internet connection.

Do you provide onsite training?

Yes, we provide transformative training for trainers! Onsite training is available for groups of six or more. Contact us for group discount information.

Our Master Trainers come to your training location and bring the necessary training materials and equipment.

How do I enroll?

Select the trainer certificate training of your choice and select online training or workshop. Then enroll via online enrollment and begin learning immediately. Your purchase receipt and login information will be emailed to you (in separate emails) upon enrollment. If you have questions about enrollment, please contact us.

I can’t find my login email?!

Upon enrollment, your login information is emailed within a few hours. If you can’t locate the login email please look for and add: and to your email favorites, check your spam folder. If the email is still missing contact us immediately. Contact us.

What is the difference between the Train-the-Trainer Certificate and CTT+ Training?

Our Train-the-Trainer certificate is an industry standard recognized by many corporations worldwide including Microsoft. Our MCT approved TTT certificate is used as evidence of MCT instructional skills and demonstrates that you are a qualified instructor. Our TTT training is uniquely effective and recognized in many different fields of training.

CompTIA’s CTT+ certificate is an industry standard recognized by many corporations worldwide including Microsoft. Additionally, the CTT+ requires that you pass two exams; a computer based test and video presentation. Test vouchers for the CTT+ Essentials Computer Based Test and the CTT+ Video submission must be purchased separately and are not included in course cost.

Do you coach public speaking skills?

If you speak at conferences and would like to learn more about refining your public speaking skills you’ve come to the right place. You’ll leave the workshop with a solid understanding of public speaking and a winning public presentation skill-set. Tell us you’re interested in public speaking prior to class or online training and we’ll provide you with bonus materials.


Which MCT instructional skills training do I need to get MCT Certified? Aka do I need Train the Trainer or the CTT+ to get MCT certified? Or Are you authorized to provide Microsoft MCT Instructional Skills Training?

PrepMasters’s USA is a Microsoft Approved MCT instructional skills Provider. Our MCT Train the Trainer Certificate is Microsoft Approved. We guarantee you’ll learn a highly effective skill-set to put you at the top of your field as an MCT. We provide world-class online and classroom training for trainers worldwide.

Additionally, the CTT+ certification is also recognized as demonstration of instructional skills for the MCT. CTT+ preparation and training is available in our online and classroom workshops.

What is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)?

Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) are the premier technical and instructional experts in Microsoft technologies. Join this exclusive group of Microsoft technical training professionals and reap the benefits of training certification and membership, including access to the complete library of official Microsoft training and certification products; substantial discounts on exams, books, and Microsoft products; readiness resources and access to a members-only online community and invitations to exclusive events and programs. (

To become MCT certified you must show proof of instructional skills. PrepMasters' USA’s Train-the-Trainer will give you the world-class trainer skill-set needed to become a successful Microsoft Certified Trainer.

Do I need the CTT+ to obtain my MCT certification?

We are a Microsoft Approved Instructional Skills Provider for Train-the-Trainer training (TTT). You may take our TTT training or the CTT+ to gain MCT certification. Our prestigious Train the Trainer training is Microsoft Approved for MCT Instructional Skills and is geared towards the needs of the MCT.

In our MCT-TTT classes you’ll achieve a world-class trainer skill-set to launch your career and become a highly successful MCT. However, you may also get CTT+ Certified in our CTT+ classes as another worthy “feather in your cap.”


Do you guarantee my CTT+ Classroom Trainer Video will pass?

Yes! In our CTT+ Workshops we film the video portion of the CTT+ Classroom Trainer and guarantee your video will pass or we pay you $200! Additionally, we help prepare you for the CompTIA CTT+ Essentials Computer Based Test, including test simulation questions and 1-year access to our online CTT+ TestPrep.

Are the CTT+ test vouchers included in course cost?

No, vouchers are not included in course cost. Airfare, hotel and transportation costs are not included in course cost. A trip to Disneyland is not included in course cost and lastly, a visit to your grandmother’s house is not included in course cost (unless we’re invited for dinner!).

Steps to becoming CTT+ Certified

Comprehensive information given upon enrollment.

  1. ENROLL in the CTT+ Workshop (or online CTT+ training) with PrepMasters USA.
    In-class you’ll prep for the two-part examination. Film CTT+ video presentation (2x).
    Purchase a VUE or Prometric voucher for the CTT+ computer-based test (CBT).
    Register and take the computer-based CTT+ test at an authorized testing center near you. Remember to bring a valid picture ID to the test center.
    Submit the video and all CTT+ forms for evaluation with payment.
  7. All current CTT+ forms and submission information is provided - for our trainees only.

The Video Submission CTT+ forms are an essential part of the scoring process and successful completion of these forms will impact a candidate's final score. PrepMasters’ USA training programs include careful preparation of the CTT+ forms.

Do I take the CTT+ Essentials computer test onsite or after the training?

You’ll take the CTT+ Essentials Computer Based Test after the workshop at an approved testing center. We’ll help you find a testing center near you.

Train with the best, to be the best! We look forward to seeing you in class.

Become a Great Trainer

  • Become an Expert Trainer!
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Pre-Class Learning Kit (PLK)
  • Only 6 students per class!
  • TestPrep software
  • In-class video performance
  • Develop Presentation & Training skill-sets

Student Video Testimonials



An outstanding class!

Paul Baker
President, Authentimetric Network Security
Hanover Park, IL

The pre-class student learning kit saved a lot of time up-front. The pre-class interview greatly assisted my learning by preparing me for the classroom concepts early on.

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Become a Great Trainer

  • Best Value for Trainer Training
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Pre-Class Learning Kit (PLK)
  • Only 6 students per class!
  • TestPrep software
  • In-class video performance
  • Develop Presentation & Training skill-sets

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