Train The Trainer


There is no secret to becoming a successful trainer; it is about equipping yourself with the essential skills to deliver an engaging training session, meeting the needs of both the business and the trainees. Our consultants have established themselves as experts in the field of training and they will be able to guide you through the training process from start to finish, ensuring that you leave the programme with the relevant skills to achieve tangible results.


All delegates will receive a Business Learning Foundation certificate of attendance upon successful completion of the course.

ILM Development Certificate

If you would like an ILM Development Certificate please click here to view the Train The Trainer - ILM Approved page.

Who is it for?

This course provides the essential skills for anyone involved in carrying out all forms of training. Whether you are new to training or simply want to refresh your skills, then this course is right for you.


For you as an individual

You will understand how to design and deliver training in a confident and clear manner to maximise learning potential; an essential skill for those running a training function within an organisation or those looking to carry out freelance work.

For an employer

If you are training staff internally then it is important that this is done by trained professionals to ensure that the sessions are consistent and effective.

What will I learn?

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and analyse training needs (GAPS)
  • Explain how people learn through multiple types of intelligences
  • The training cycle
  • Design an interactive training course, using our unique segmented approach that can adapt to bite-size, half-day and full day deliveries
  • Use a range of skills, methods and behaviours to develop learners' knowledge and participation when delivering training with learning consolidation taken into account
  • Provide effective feedback for you (the trainer) and your delegates

  • Course Syllabus:

    Module One - Training in your Business Context

  • Participants and trainer will take a look at the delegate's training situation, defining what training is and is not, and explore options for learning.

  • Module Two - Looking at Training in Context

  • Recognising the role of the training function within an organisation
  • Identifying training needs analysis
  • Learning strategies and corporate training planning
  • Looking at the cycle of training

  • Module Three - Understanding Learning

  • Learning the difference between education, training and development
  • Analysing how people learn with an introduction to multiple intelligences
  • Explore learning styles... which one (or more) do you favour?
  • Discovering what part experiential learning plays in training

  • Module Four - Planning and Preparing a Training Session

  • Setting training objectives and learning outcomes
  • Identifying the different training methods
  • Learning how to structure a successful training session (our unique segmented approach)
  • Designing a session which is interactive and engaging (See, Hear & Feel)
  • Building in learner assessments and review time
  • Developing an understanding of visual aids and how they enhance training

  • Module Five - Learning How to be an Effective Trainer

  • Discovering what personal attributes, skills and knowledge make a good trainer
  • Discussing the process of effective communication within a group
  • Using the techniques of active listening and effective questioning to develop you as a trainer
  • Practising non-verbal communication and the role of body language
  • Learning how to deal with challenging situations and problem trainees
  • Understand how to facilitate consolidation

  • Module Six - Delivering the Training

  • Learning how to project a confident and motivational approach to your delivery
  • Using ice breakers and energisers to keep trainees engaged
  • Managing the session in bite-sized "chunks" to help delivery flow
  • Establishing how to effectively evaluate the training delivery

  • Module Seven - Practical Training Session

  • You will deliver a short training session; your peers will then give feedback and help you develop yourself, the material (if required) and retention methods.

  • Pre-Course Activity

    This is a very practical course, where you will have the opportunity to practice your training skills. Please prepare a 10 - 15 minute training session on a subject of your choice and bring this along with you ready to deliver during the programme.

    Scheduled Courses:

    All prices below include lunch, refreshments and course materials.

    18-19 September 2017
    Location: Reading
    Price: £595.00 + vat
    Availability: Yes
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    16-17 October 2017
    Location: Nottingham
    Price: £595.00 + vat
    Availability: Yes
    Book Online for a 20% Discount