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Train the Trainer

This is a 1 day, instructor-led course.

As you would expect with a course on ‘Train the Trainer’, this training encapsulates everything that is important when developing others. The material ensures that participants not only learn the principles of perfect development, they are also immersed in the concept throughout.

This workshop will provide your participants with the tools to be able to:
 
•   Explain why it is important to deliver training with an appropriate mix of visual, hearing and feeling elements
•   Select the most appropriate method(s) of training for the topic(s) being trained
•   Carry out a simple analysis of learning needs to ensure that the training you deliver is fit for its purpose
•   Develop training sessions using a structure that ensures that your participants consistently achieve the learning objectives of your sessions
•   Take the necessary steps to ensure that you, your participants and the venue are prepared for you training sessions
•   Deliver training with a balance of trainer and participant activity aimed at ensuring the learners get the most from your training sessions
•   Overcome your nerves by ensuring that the focus of your training remains on the participants where it belongs
•   Conduct training sessions that encourages the level of learner participation that best enables them to achieve the learning objective(s)
•   Work with your participants so that they are able to get the most out of your training Make effective use of visual aids
•   Conduct effective evaluations of your training sessions
•   Provide feedback to learners that helps them to get the most out of practical activities included in your training
•   Self-analyse your training so that you are constantly developing your skills as a trainer
·•   Accept constructive feedback about your training so that you are constantly developing your skills as a trainer

Anyone involved in the development of others. Including; trainers, managers, leaders, consultants, teachers, technical trainers, lecturers and more… As you would expect with a course on ‘Train the Trainer’, this training encapsulates everything that is important when developing others. The material ensures that participants not only learn the principles of perfect development, they are also immersed in the concept throughout. You can be sure that they will learn as much from the experience as they will the content.

Train the Trainer

This is a 1 day, instructor-led course.

As you would expect with a course on ‘Train the Trainer’, this training encapsulates everything that is important when developing others. The material ensures that participants not only learn the principles of perfect development, they are also immersed in the concept throughout.

This workshop will provide your participants with the tools to be able to:
 
•   Explain why it is important to deliver training with an appropriate mix of visual, hearing and feeling elements
•   Select the most appropriate method(s) of training for the topic(s) being trained
•   Carry out a simple analysis of learning needs to ensure that the training you deliver is fit for its purpose
•   Develop training sessions using a structure that ensures that your participants consistently achieve the learning objectives of your sessions
•   Take the necessary steps to ensure that you, your participants and the venue are prepared for you training sessions
•   Deliver training with a balance of trainer and participant activity aimed at ensuring the learners get the most from your training sessions
•   Overcome your nerves by ensuring that the focus of your training remains on the participants where it belongs
•   Conduct training sessions that encourages the level of learner participation that best enables them to achieve the learning objective(s)
•   Work with your participants so that they are able to get the most out of your training Make effective use of visual aids
•   Conduct effective evaluations of your training sessions
•   Provide feedback to learners that helps them to get the most out of practical activities included in your training
•   Self-analyse your training so that you are constantly developing your skills as a trainer
·•   Accept constructive feedback about your training so that you are constantly developing your skills as a trainer

Anyone involved in the development of others. Including; trainers, managers, leaders, consultants, teachers, technical trainers, lecturers and more… As you would expect with a course on ‘Train the Trainer’, this training encapsulates everything that is important when developing others. The material ensures that participants not only learn the principles of perfect development, they are also immersed in the concept throughout. You can be sure that they will learn as much from the experience as they will the content.

Course Contents

Section 1 – Learning Theory
 
Our Incredible Brains
A moving slide show ‘movie montage’ with accompanying music to both inspire the participants and engage them with the learning content.
 
How do we Learn?
Looking at the methods in which people learn and identifying how we can practicably relate to these styles when we deliver.
 
Learning Characteristics
Taking into account the different characteristics people demonstrate when learning and understanding what this might mean for us as trainers.
 
 
Section 2 – Preparing the Training
 
The Learning Requirement
Categorising the learning that is required, why it is required and indeed if training is the best approach.
 
Learner Characteristics
Understanding who it is that will be trained and their likely individual and specific requirements. As well as other variables.
 
Practical Constraints
Taking into account issues such as budget, time, facilities, skills etc.
 
Objective Setting and Content
Identifying core objectives and structuring content around this framework.
 
Practical Application
A chance to apply what has been learnt so far.
 
Structuring the Session
Highlighting the importance of structure to any training intervention.
 
I.N.T.R.O.
Ensuring a successful start to a training session.
 
Development
Covering; The Measure of Success, Contents and Methods of Learning – all critical to the successful construct of training.
 
Communicate with the Learners
Setting the participants up for the session by providing all necessary information and support prior to an event.
 
Preparing the Venue and Yourself
Ensuring everything is organised as required to provide a smooth session.
 
 
Section 3 – Training Delivery
 
Trainers Nerves
Assisting participants by helping them to keep the focus on the right things.
 
The Trainers Toolkit
The importance of delivering training that is rich and varied. Linking back to learning theory and providing visual, feeling and hearing elements.
 
First Impressions
Establishing and maintaining the correct impression with our participants.
 
The New Attraction
Demonstrating the importance of portraying the correct body language and voice.
 
Questions About Questions
Highlighting the importance of questioning to provide an effective training session.
 
Giving Feedback
Providing positive, open and honest feedback to participants and ensuring they benefit from feedback during training.
 
Participant Behaviour
Looking at different personalities of people that attend training and how to manage these so that everyone achieves their objectives.
 
Visual Aids
How to put visual aids to best effect, including; Flipcharts, PowerPoint, Posters, Handouts, Props and Models. Also; a chance to prepare visual aids for the participants mini training session on day 2
 
Evaluation and Assessment
Looking at different methods of evaluating and assessing training from a theoretical and practical point of view.
 
 
Section 4 – Practical Training Sessions and Feedback
 
•   An opportunity for participants to put into practice all that they have learnt (and developed) throughout the last three sessions.
•   Participants gain valuable insight into different methods and styles of colleagues as well as practicing in a ‘safe’ environment. 
 
It is important to note that the course content provides ample advice for the participants throughout on developing their ‘training session’ content. There is also an abundance of useful tips inside the workbook that provide practical tips on developing a training session. This is useful not only for the second day of the programme, but long after the training session is over.
 

Session Plan

Day One:

 

Time

Topic

Task

 

9:00

 

 

 

9:20

 

9:50

 

10:15

 

10:35

 

10:45

 

 

 

11:00

 

11:05

 

11:25

 

11:50

 

11:55

 

12:50

 

13:00

 

13:45

 

13.55

 

14:05

 

14:20

 

 

 

 

15:00

 

15:10

 

15:25

 

15:35

 

15:45

 

15:55

 

16:45

 

 

Introductions and session objectives

 

Section 1: Learning Theory

 

Our Incredible Brains

 

How do we learn?

 

Learning Characteristics

 

Session summary

 

Coffee break

 

Section 2: Preparing the training

 

Basic Analysis

 

Background Information

 

Learning Objectives

 

Contents

 

Background Information – Practical Application

 

Morning Summary

 

Lunch break

 

Welcome back

 

Structuring the session

 

Introduction

 

Development

·         The measure of success

·         Contents

·         Methods of learning

 

Consolidation

 

Coffee break

 

Communicate with the learners

 

Preparing the venue

 

Preparing yourself

 

Session preparation – Practical activity

 

Day one summary /Close

 

Activity and slides

 

 

 

Activity and short slideshow

 

Exercises and slide

 

Activity and slides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slide

 

Activity and slides

 

Activity and slides

 

Explanation

 

Activity

 

 

 

 

 

Slide

 

Slide

 

Activity and slide

 

 

 

Activity and slides

 

 

Discussion

 

 

 

Discussion

 

Discussion

 

Discussion

 

Activity

 

 

  
  
Day Two:

 

Time

Topic

Task

 

9:00

 

 

 

9:15

 

9:35

 

10:05

 

10.30

 

10:45

 

11:10

 

11:40

 

12:00

 

12:45

 

13:00

 

13:45

 

14:10

 

15:00

 

15:15

 

16:00

 

16:45

 

17:00

 

 

What’s most valuable?

 

Section 3: Training Delivery

 

Overcoming trainer nerves

 

Methods of learning – Walk and talk

 

First Impressions

 

Coffee Break

 

The New Attraction

 

Questions about questions

 

Giving Feedback

 

Participant Behaviour

 

Summary of the morning session

 

Lunch break

 

Visual aids

 

Visual aids – preparing materials for day 3

 

Coffee break

 

Evaluation and assessment

 

Poster review

 

Briefing for day 3

 

Close of day 2

 

Activity

 

 

 

Slides

 

Activity

 

Activity and slide

 

 

 

Activity and slides

 

Activity and slide

 

Slides

 

Activity

 

Activity

 

 

 

Discussion

 

Practical activity

 

 

 

Activity and slides

 

Activity

 

 

  

   

Day Three:

   

Time

Topic

Task

 

9:00

 

9:30

 

10:30

 

10:40

 

11:40

 

11:50

 

12:50

 

13:45

 

14:45

 

14:55

 

15:55

 

16:05

 

17:05

 

17:30

 

 

Introduction to the day

 

Training session 1 and feedback

 

Break

 

Training session 2 and feedback

 

Break

 

Training session 3 and feedback

 

Lunch break

 

Training session 4 and feedback

 

Break

 

Training session 5 and feedback

 

Break

 

Training Session 6 and feedback

 

Aeroplanes

 

Course close

 

Discussion

 

Activity

 

 

 

Activity

 

 

 

Activity

 

 

 

Activity

 

 

 

Activity

 

 

 

Activity

 

Activity

 

 

 

Price per delegate

£525

Scheduled Classes

Indicia Training, Glasgow:

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