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Train The Trainer

Date Venue Price Book
21-22 September 2015 Nottingham £595.00 + VAT Book Online for a 10% Discount
19-20 November 2015 Reading £595.00 + VAT Book Online for a 10% Discount
09-10 December 2015 Nottingham £595.00 + VAT Book Online for a 10% Discount

This programme is primarily run as a bespoke in-house provision. So if you have 4 or more participants, we can either schedule this programme at your premises or, alternatively, arrange a suitable venue for you to attend. Please call 0844 800 3295 or contact us online to discuss your options.

Introduction to the Train The Trainer course

Our 2-day Train The Trainer course provides the essential skills for people that are new to training, or simply wishing to refresh their skills. It will guide you through the full training cycle:

  • Identify - needs analysis (scoping needs whilst managing stakeholders)
  • Design - how to truly be the architect of masterful training material that will hook your audience
  • Delivery - covering aspects of anchoring, delivering with humour, clap traps and many, many more
  • Evaluation - how to measure the commercial validity of your training

Participant numbers are limited on our Train The Trainer course to a maximum of 6 in order to ensure more personal time with the trainer.

What will I learn on the Train The Trainer course?

By the end of the Train The Trainer course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and analyse training people's needs
  • Explain how people learn (4 learning styles)
  • Design an interactive training course, catering for the different learning styles using a step-by-step approach
  • Use a range of skills, methods and behaviours to develop a learner's knowledge and participation when delivering training
  • Provide effective feedback

Pre-course activity

This is a very practical course, where you will have the opportunity to practice your training skills. Please prepare a 10-15 minute training session on a subject of your choice and bring this along with you ready to deliver during the programme.

A laptop with PowerPoint, a light projector and a flip chart will be available for your use.

What will the Train The Trainer course cover?

The Train the Trainer course syllabus comprises the following modules which are taught over the two days:

Module One - Practical training session
  • Participants conduct a short pre-prepared training session

Module Two - Training in context
  • The role and importance of training within an organisation
  • Training needs analysis
  • Training strategies and corporate training planning
  • The training cycle

Module Three - Understanding learning
  • The difference between training, education and development
  • How people learn
  • The four learning styles
  • Experiential learning
  • Learning curves

Module Four - Planning and preparing a training session
  • Setting training objectives and learning outcomes
  • Designing an interactive training session
  • Different training methods
  • Structuring a training session
  • Building in learner assessments and review time
  • Designing visual aids

Module Five - The effective trainer
  • Knowledge, skills and personal attributes of an effective trainer
  • The process of effective communication within a group
  • Questioning skills
  • Active listening
  • Summarising and reviewing
  • Effective feedback
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Dealing with problem people and challenging situations in the training room

Module Six - Delivering the training
  • The process of training
  • Use of ice breakers and energisers
  • Use of visual aids
  • Bite-sized "chunks"
  • Projecting and maintaining a confident and motivational approach
  • Evaluating the training delivery

Module Seven - Practical training session
  • Participants deliver a second training session using the skills they have learnt on the course