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Train The Trainer

Learn more about the exam training of trainers (AdA) according to German quality standards (AEVO).

Train the trainer

Train The Trainer in Business – ISO certified Training 4.0

In July 2016, the Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry started to train the first certified AdA International Trainers. This is the highest international certification for trainers in the TVET sector accredited by the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry DIHK. Currently over 18 German Chambers abroad in Europe, America and Asia are already certifying in-company Trainers according to the German Train-The-Trainer Ordinance (AEVO). Trainer trained in Malaysia – made in Germany.

The AdA-International conducted by our German master trainer Edwin Lemke from the training institute “Training by Understanding” is certified with the ISO DIN 29993 which guarantees highest international quality standards. The workshop provides knowledge, exercises and practical tips for situational and intercultural youth and adult training. The AdA-International is mandatory for companies that wishes to train according to the German DIHK standard.


The training of the AdA-International consists of 4 modules 

Module 1Analyse and define training requirements.
Module 2Plan and prepare the training.
Module 3Conduct training.
Module 4Complete training.


Course Format

The 40-hour basic course and the 80-hour advanced course can be individually booked and scheduled. The minimum number of participants is ten people.

For this, the AHK Malaysia offers the following:

  • First class experienced coaches
  • Training concept according to German standards
  • Curriculum adapted to Malaysian environment
  • Learning materials created by experienced trainers
  • Quality assurance through AHK-DIHK certification
  • Workshop and examination in English


Examination for AdA International

Written Examination
  • Case related questions
  • Multiple choice
  • Basic 90 minutes
  • Advanced 180 minutes

AdA Certificate

ISO DIN 29993 certified

Practical Examination
  • Presentation of a training situation
  • Professional discussion
  • Maximum 30 minutes

Hauni Malaysia

A very productive and knowledgeable workshop – I can incorporate those useful techniques in my daily work and also in my role as a DVT coach.

Muehlbauer Technologies Sdn Bhd

This is one of the best weeks of my life as I have enjoyed the training sessions and at the same time I have learnt a lot of useful techniques on how to be a coach.

IKA Works (Asia) Sdn Bhd

Worth joining, Edwin was really good and I thoroughly enjoyed his training. I learnt valuable tips about training the learner in effective and positive way. I practice immediately after I back to office. Excellent!