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Tutor Training (LSKL 110)

All peer tutors in The Learning Center are required to complete the 17-week LSKL 110 Tutor Training course.

Tutors completing LSKL 110 will receive CSU transferable course credit and a Level I CRLA Certification. They will be eligible to work in The Learning Center as a tutor as the budget permits.

Structure of the Course

Weekly Breakout

Week Topic
Week 1 Introduction to LSKL 110
Week 2 Tutor Roles & Types of Tutoring
Week 3 Student Confidentiality (FERPA) & the Tutor Contract
Weeks 4-5 The Tutoring Cycle & Structuring the Tutoring Session
Week 6 Planning a Tutoring Session
Weeks 7-8 The Socratic Method of Questioning: Getting Students Involved in Their Learning
Week 9 Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Strategies
Week 10 Putting Positive Reinforcement Strategies into Practice
Weeks 11-12 Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles
Week 13 Tutoring Students w/Learning Disabilities
Week 14 Utilizing Campus Resources: Success Strategies for Learners
Week 15 Effective Communication Skills
Weeks 16-17 Implementing and Evaluating a Tutoring Session


The Skyline College Peer Tutor training program is aligned with and certified under the International Tutor Training Certification program of the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).