Train the Trainer Training

An in-depth, practical training course for corporate trainers

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Train the Trainer Course

Our ‘train the trainer’ training helps improve skills retention from your business training programmes.

A comprehensive two-day train the trainer course which provides the skills, confidence and structure to design and deliver one-to-one training sessions in the workplace.

This in-depth two-day training programme will enable participants to write and deliver practical one-to-one training sessions for colleagues.

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Run by a highly experienced consultant, our train the trainer training is designed for those who are responsible for on-the-job training, or induction of team members in key tasks. The course would suit an induction buddy, coach, internal trainer, or supervisor, looking to improve their training skills.

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By the end of this two-day training course, the participants will have:

  • Identified the role of the Trainer
  • Explained how adults learn and the importance of recognising learning styles / preferences
  • Analysed tasks in order to plan effective one to one training
  • Designed one practical training session using a simple structure to meet specified training needs
  • Delivered one short piece of practical training
  • Provided constructive feedback to learners following practice sessions

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Day One

The role of the trainer and benefits of training

  • Defining training and identifying role of the trainer
  • Benefits of training for the organisation, the trainee & the trainer
  • Pairs exercise, small group exercise and facilitated discussion

The Learning Cycle

  • The ways we learn, the Learning cycle
  • Aids and barriers to learning
  • Facilitator presentation and group discussion, small group practical activity

Learning Styles Inventory completion

  • Completion of the Learning Styles questionnaire
  • Individual completion of questionnaire

Learning Styles

  • Ways we approach tasks and attributes of the different learning styles
  • Small group exercise with presentation and group discussion

An introduction to the ABC Model

  • Reason for the model and structuring training sessions
  • Explanation, presentation, and group discussion

Attention Phase & Practice Sessions 

  • Importance of gaining a trainee’s attention at the outset
  • Writing an introduction for your training session
  • Whole group activity followed by group discussion, pairs practice activity and group feedback

Breakdown Phase – Part 1:Task Analysis 

  • Components of an effective 1:1 training session
  • Overview of the training steps and Task analysis
  • Small group exercises, trainer demonstration, individual activity with feedback

Breakdown Phase – Part 2: Involving the Trainee 

  • Finding ways to involve and engage trainees
  • Staging and questioning
  • Preparing training plan
  • Brainstorming exercise, group discussion, individual activity
Day Two

Breakdown Phase – Part 2: Involving the Trainee

  • Involving the trainee practice
  • Practice sessions with group feedback

Check Phase

  • Conducting verbal and practical checks
  • Small group exercise and facilitated group discussion

Giving Feedback

  • Importance of giving developmental & motivational feedback
  • Using a feedback model and guidelines for giving feedback
  • Group discussion, demonstration

Practice Sessions 

  • Practice sessions with observer feedback

Applying the learning and next steps

  • Review of learning, current skills and action planning
  • Course feedback

The course will be supported with:

  • An optional participant pre-course questionnaire and/or pre-course reading
  • A colour printed workbook with tips, techniques and space for personal notes

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Our train the trainer course is delivered as “in-house training” at the business premises of our client, anywhere in the UK, or at a venue of your choice. Contact us for pricing or to discuss your needs.

Training Dates

Flexible to suit client needs.

In-House Training Locations

Our professionally qualified consultants deliver train the trainer courses to companies right across the UK, with local trainers in the following locations:

  • London and the South East
  • The Thames Valley – including Reading, Slough, Maidenhead, Oxford and Swindon
  • Cambridge
  • Norwich and East Anglia
  • Leeds and Bradford
  • Oxford and Swindon
  • Manchester and the North West
  • Southampton and Bournemouth
  • Birmingham and the Midlands
  • Nottingham
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff and South Wales
  • Exeter and the South West
  • Newcastle
  • Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland

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Need a bespoke train the trainer course?

At KSL Training, all our in-house courses include some tailoring to your business, as standard. For example, we will embed your own work-based scenarios into the training, at no additional cost.

Fully Bespoke Training

To discuss a fully bespoke course call: +44 (0) 1635 890450.

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