Train the Trainer

This course will give you the training skills that you need so that your students not only learn, but also enjoy the process, retain information shared, and use their new skills back in the workplace.

In this course, you will learn what makes a successful trainer and a successful training program. You will also learn about adult learning principles, the learning process, Kolb’s experiential learning cycle, and learning styles. You’ll even complete an assessment to help you identify your training preferences. Then, you will learn how to apply the learning cycle to assess needs, develop a program outline, choose training methods, design learning sequences, add some fun and games, and launch the program. You will also learn tips for delivering your program and managing difficult participants.

The Practical Trainer

Few people choose training and development while they are still in school, and yet there are talented and knowledgeable trainers working in every industry. If you are thinking about becoming a trainer, or have started doing some training already and want to know more about what will help you to become an excellent trainer, this course will help you start your journey.

In this course, you will learn the basic skills that every trainer must-have. This includes dressing appropriately, being assertive, being genuine, communicating well, connecting with people, handling difficult participants, and a desire to learn. At the end of the course, you’ll review a list of do’s and don’ts and consider your next steps.

 Survival Skills for the New Trainer

Behind every spectacular training session is a lot of preparation and meticulous attention to detail. The truly skilled trainer can make a program exciting! This course will teach you advanced skills that can help you take your training programs to the next level. We recommend that you complete “The Practical Trainer” before beginning this course.

To begin, you will explore the trainer’s role and what skills and competencies trainers should have. Then you will learn about the learning process and different learning styles, and apply that knowledge to designing programs and motivating learners. You will also learn ways to manage the stress of training, plan a workshop, and lead a training session. Then, you will learn techniques for dealing with difficult participants, evaluating learning, and conducting on-the-job follow-up. Alternative training methods, such as eLearning, co-facilitation, and team teaching will also be covered.

Advanced Skills for the Practical Trainer