Train the Trainer

During this very highly interactive and fast paced course, delegates will examine, in detail the techniques and knowledge required by the modern-day trainer. On completion participants will be able to undertake the practical duties of a trainer with more insight and ability. The course covers all aspects of training, including the planning and preparation of materials, conducting sessions and role-plays and using training equipment.

What is it all about?

During this very highly interactive and fast paced course, delegates will examine in detail the techniques and knowledge required by the modern-day trainer. On completion participants will be able to undertake the practical duties of a trainer with more insight and ability. The course covers all aspects of training, including the planning and preparation of materials, conducting sessions and role-plays and using training equipment.

Delegates will have the opportunity to practice short training sessions in front of a small group, and will receive feedback from an experienced trainer. Sound educational principles and practical activities are blended with group discussion to provide a stimulating experience.

What will you learn?

  • Understanding Learning Styles
  • The Learning Cycle
  • How to plan and prepare for a course
  • Setting objectives
  • How to structure a course
  • Writing trainer notes
  • Designing handouts and visual aids
  • Delivering training:
    • Developing communication skills
    • Use your body effectively
    • Building rapport with eye contact
    • Developing your voice
    • Active listening
    • Barriers to effective communication
    • Beginning the training session
    • Questioning techniques
    • Presenting concepts
    • Encouraging participation
    • Keeping it interesting
    • Managing difficult behaviour
    • Ending the training session
  • Planning and running role plays
  • The importance of feedback and evaluation
  • Guidelines for giving and receiving feedback
  • Using questioning techniques to elicit feedback
  • End of course evaluation

Who should attend?
Anyone with little or no previous experience of planning and running training sessions. The course is ideal for those about to move into a training role or those who run occasional training sessions.
How long?

2 Days

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