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Train the Trainer

Course Code: TTT1

Duration: 2 Days

Course Aims:

Who trains the Trainer?

Training isn’t just about what you know; it’s also about how you communicate that knowledge to an audience. Many people become trainers because of their knowledge on a particular subject. However, the best trainers are those that realise subject knowledge isn’t enough; delivering information in an engaging and memorable way is also a pre-requisite.

Course Pre-requisites:

This programme is for you if you are new to training, are an existing trainer needing a refresher course, or someone who has accepted some training responsibility as a secondary role. It will give you a comprehensive guide of the knowledge and key competencies expected of trainers. You may wish to bring materials that will assist in practical sessions.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
▪ Implement the skills and techniques to train others
▪ Prepare, plan and structure a training session
▪ Know the importance of using visual aids
▪ Identify the strengths and weaknesses in your delivery style
▪ Deliver stimulating sessions that are both informative and interesting
▪ Understand learning styles to aid the effective design of learning programmes



Introduction and Objectives

Understanding how people learn
▪ Understand how people learn
▪ The Learning Cycle
▪ What makes a good trainer

Training versus presenting
▪ The trainer’s role
▪ Knowledge skill
▪ Barriers to learning
▪ Learning styles

Essential techniques
▪ Creating a good first impression
▪ Communication styles
▪ Perception
▪ Listening and questioning techniques

Bringing it all together
▪ Feedback
▪ Training assessment
▪ Programme planning
▪ Objectives and course evaluation
▪ Practise delivery during course of two 10 minute sessions

Structuring the training session
▪ Using a Training Needs Analysis
▪ Setting objectives and evaluating success
▪ Constructing and structuring a session
▪ Matching learning points
▪ How to conduct one-to-one training
▪ Begin with the end in mind -evaluating the training

Training aids and training material
▪ Effective use of training aids to include the use of flip charts, smartboards, video clips and

▪ Creating appropriate supporting material

Handling difficult situations
▪ Anticipating and dealing with issues
▪ Dealing with challenging trainees
▪ Dealing with technical issues

Action planning

Review of Programme

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