Course length

2 days

Why come on this course?

Do you need to develop the skills to make you an effective trainer?  This course will introduce you to the training process, guide you through each stage and equip you with the skills to be an effective trainer. It will help you design and deliver participative and successful training sessions for both small groups and individuals.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for those who are new to training and would like to learn practical training skills and techniques.  Delegates will be required to design and deliver a short training session. The recommended maximum is 8 delegates.

What will I learn?

By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the ways in which adults learn
  • Create learning events using the systematic approach to training
  • Identify and develop the skills used when training both individuals and groups
  • Develop simple case-studies and other practical exercises
  • Design and deliver a short training session

Course contents

Systematic approach to training

Introduction to the learning cycle

Setting learning objectives

Planning training interventions

Reviewing the success of training

Learning styles

Identifying your own learning style

How learning styles impact on training design

Adapting your own style when training others

Preparing a training presentation

Preparation and structure

Overview of presentation techniques

Use of handouts and other visual aids

Working with groups

Group dynamics in training

Designing and facilitating group activities

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