Train The Trainer


This high impact Train The Trainer workshop is designed to equip professional trainers with the right tools to design and deliver effective training programs in the workplace. The workshop addresses standard principles of applied adult learning and effective reinforcement through virtual activities, focusing on the required training skills in today’s professional workplace.



Learning Outcome

• Identify the characteristics of a professional trainer.
• Explain the fundamentals of adult learning.
• Describe the preferred learning styles and the delivery methods to appeal to each of the learning styles.
• Describe all aspects of the training cycle.
• Write training aims and effective learning objectives with clearly defined outcomes.
• Use alternatives to lecturing, by applying training activities and strategies for different learning needs.
• Develop effective questioning techniques to engage your learners.
• Deliver an effective training session in an adult learning environment, using visual aids to support the learning.
• Evaluate learning effectiveness to determine the impact of training intervention.

Course Content

The Learning Process
• The role of the trainer
• Learning, training and development – what is the difference?
• The Learning Organization
• The Fundamental Principles Of Adult Learning
• The learning domains
• The elements of learning
• Levels of learning
• VARK learning styles
• The training cycle
• A systematic approach to training

Training Needs Analysis
• Definition of Training Needs Analysis
• Who is involved in the analysis?
• The key questions to drive the analysis
• Data collection and outcomes of the analysis

Designing Your Training Program
• Identifying the purpose/aim of a training program
• Developing learning objectives and measurable outcomes
• The knowledge, skills and behaviours your audience needs to achieve
• Identifying the content for your training program to meet your learning objectives
• Structuring your training content in a logical sequence

Selecting Training Methods
• Describe the required outcomes of learning
• Different types of training methods
• Different types of learning methods
• Selecting the right methods for your training session
• Developing and using training aids to support your content
• Plan and structure teaching/learning and assessment activities
• Select and adapt appropriate resources and training methods for your training

Developing A Training Plan
• Practice developing training plans using the ROPES model
• Formatting a session plan to ensure training consistency
• Structure a training plan in a way that encourages, consolidates & assesses learning

Delivering An Effective Training Program
• Identifying the resources/items required for a training course
• Kicking off your training session to maximize impact & gain your audience’s attention
• Icebreakers to bring the audience together & start your training session on a positive
• Presentation and facilitation skills that engage and encourage participation
• Responding to your learners signals
• Strategies for effectively handling a problem situation
• Different types of questions to involve learners
• Responding to learners questions
• Applying the summary principle at the end of each training session
• Giving formal feedback to learners

Measuring The Success
• The principles of assessment
• Summative assessments
• Formative assessments
• Applying the VARCSO criteria for assessments to be accurate
• Designing an appropriate assessment activity to be used in your training session
• Evaluating training effectiveness using the Kirkpatrick Model

Delivering an Effective Training Session
• Applying the learning practically with a 20 minute training session