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Being an Effective Trainer
 Being an Effective Trainer
 

BEING AN EFFECTIVE TRAINER

The best source of Train The Trainer Training

A hands-on one-day course with free e-learning revision after your training and pre-course online skills testing. Free bespoke course design is also available for private classes if the content needs to be adjusted
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CPD CERTIFIED COURSE
CPD accredited course

Note: this Being an Effective Trainer course is CPD certified.
It is delivered as a classroom course with FREE post-course ONLINE revision.
This means that not only has it been rigorously assessed in terms of content and quality, but it comes with a FREE CPD Certification certificate, as well as an Activia diploma of completion.
We are a corporate member of the CPD: the highest level of association available.

COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

Blended learning
FREE E-LEARNING REVISION

Note: Free e-learning revision is available with this course: 12 months of access for each delegate on scheduled public (open) classes and standard on-site/private classes (not available for bespoke courses) .

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 10 modules

COURSE AIMS
This intensive, hands-on one-day workshop gives delegates an understanding of the characteristics of, and methods used by, the most successful trainers.
By the end of this workshop, delegates will:
  • Understand what makes a successful trainer
  • Know the different types of trainer
  • Be able to improve their skills in the key areas of questioning, lisening and presentation
  • TARGET AUDIENCE
    The course is designed for trainers, both new and experienced, who wish to improve their skills in a structured way so that they are more effective in getting results from the training they deliver.

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    MODULE 1:  Introduction and Course Overview
    MODULE 2:  The Basics of Being an Effective Trainer
    Learning outcomes:
    Understand how to be a successful trainer, what kinds of common mistakes trainers make, how to address them and how to stimulate a willingness to learn.
    Topics covered:
    • What is a Trainer?
    • Characteristics of a Successful Trainer
    • Common Mistakes and Solutions
    • Stimulating a Readiness to Learn
    MODULE 3:  Case Study: Terry's Terrible Day
    Learning outcomes:
    Be able to analyse and explore the reasons why a training session can go wrong using a case study example.
    MODULE 4:  Types of Trainers
    Learning outcomes:
    Differentiate between and understand the characteristics of the different types of trainer styles.
    Topics covered:
    • Systematic Trainer
    • Directive Trainer
    • Facilitative Trainer
    • Interactive Trainer
    MODULE 5:  Trainer Style: Being Normal
    Learning outcomes:
    Know the importance of delivering training in a natural and comfortable style, and how to put this into action.
    Topics covered:
    • Being Genuine
    • Being Humble
    MODULE 6:  Communication Skills for Training
    Learning outcomes:
    Learn how to develop and demonstrate clear, effective communications skills.
    Topics covered:
    • Good Communicators
    • Your Role as an Effective Communicator
    MODULE 7:  Questioning Skills for Trainers
    Learning outcomes:
    Understand and develop clear questioning skills using specific elements of communication.
    Topics covered:
    • Open Questions vs Closed Questions
    • Probing: Digging Deeper
    • Questioning as a Training Technique
    MODULE 8:  Listening Skills for Trainers
    Learning outcomes:
    Understand and use active listening skills, and be able to spot when you are not doing this.
    Topics covered:
    • Your Listening Skills
    • Active Listening Skills in Training Sessions
    MODULE 9:  Presentation Skills in Training
    Learning outcomes:
    Be able to plan presentations, demonstrate confidence in delivering them, and recognise and overcome nervousness.
    Topics covered:
    • Presentation Tips
    • Telling vs Showing
    • Overcoming Nerves
    MODULE 10:  Your Personal Action Plan

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    Oct 25, 2019
    Tower Bridge
    £239
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    London Victoria
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    COURSE OUTLINE
    [Duration: one day]

    Train the Trainer Fast Track

    • Introduction and Course Overview
    • Case Study: Terry's Terrible Day
    • Communication Skills for Training
    • Questioning Skills for Trainers
    • Listening Skills for Trainers
    • Presentation Skills in Training
    • Developing Participation in Training
    • Managing Questions and Answers
    • Games: Adding Fun and Humour
    • Dealing with Difficult Trainees
    • Your Personal Action Plan

    Developing a Training Programme

    COURSE OUTLINE
    [Duration: one day]

    Developing a Training Programme

    • Introduction and Course Overview
    • The Need for Training
    • Basic Rules of Programme Design
    • SMART Objectives
    • Learning Objectives
    • Designing a Training Session
    • Researching and Developing Content
    • Tips for Good Training Design
    • Evaluation Strategies
    • Kirkpatricks Four Levels of Evaluation
    • On-The-Job Support
    • Your Personal Action Plan

    Delivering a Great Training Session

    COURSE OUTLINE
    [Duration: one day]

    Delivering a Great Training Session

    • Introduction and Course Overview
    • Setting the Climate
    • Team Teaching
    • Developing Participation in Training
    • Managing Questions and Answers
    • Visual Aids
    • Supporting Materials
    • Games: Adding Fun and Humour
    • Difficult Situations: An Overview
    • Managing Conflict in Training
    • Managing Difficult Situations
    • Dealing with Difficult Trainees
    • Are You Ready For Anything ?
    • Your Personal Action Plan

    DELEGATE FEEDBACK FOR OUR
    BEING AN EFFECTIVE TRAINER COURSE

    AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.8 out of 5  BASED ON 21 REVIEWS

    James Price
    , May 17 2019
    "Trainer truly was excellent, incredibly insightful and his method of training was extremely engaging and effective. "


     
    Course rating of 4 stars
    Patrick Gallagher
    , Apr 12 2019
    "Everything was fine."


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Bronya Wiklund
    , Mar 22 2019
    "Steve was a fantastic trainer, very engaging and enthusiastic. "


     
    Course rating of 4 stars
    Sophie Little
    , Mar 7 2019
    "The content of the course was really useful and the role play exercises were informative."


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Ellie Wilkinson
    , Feb 19 2019
    "I enjoyed the course and believe I have benefitted positively from attending. The course was made interactive and fun which is helpful when learning!"


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Hayley Warner
    , Feb 15 2019
    "I would highly recommend this course to any of my co-workers. I really enjoyed the day and Dionne made me feel so comfortable and at ease. "


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Paula Albertella
    , Jan 14 2019
    "Great training session - thank you"


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Tiffiney Millard
    , Jan 14 2019
    "I found Jo very Friendly and professional, she put everyone at ease and made sure she included everyone in conversations/tasks. She was very good at listening to what we were saying and answering any questions we had. I found she was also good at trying to get us to relate it to our day to day jobs and how it can help us"


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Reece Andrews
    , Jan 14 2019
    "Jo was an excellent trainer "


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Zoe Hitchcock
    , Dec 7 2018
    "The trainer, Paddy, was very good. The course was excellent."


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Jayne Tilbrook
    , Dec 7 2018
    "Paddy was an excellent trainer. He ensured everyone was comfortable and in the right frame of mind. Everything was interesting, with lots of examples used. The session felt very interactive."


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Amanda Jones
    , Nov 19 2018
    "Excellent trainer"


     
    Course rating of 4 stars
    Leanne Rowlands
    , Oct 25 2018
    "I like the fact it was a small group as I felt I got more out of it and the training Patrick delivered was really good and interacting with each us. I really enjoyed my day. "


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Agathe Potel
    , Oct 15 2018
    "Really liked talking to the trainer and the fact that it was easy to bring our own ideas and vision into the group and therefore ask for advices from the trainer."


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Davide Angius
    , Oct 15 2018
    "Very very very Good"


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Maz McCarroll-Payne
    , Jul 13 2018
    "The feedback from the candidate was very positive and they felt they got a lot from the day."


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Sharon Edwards
    , Jun 20 2018
    "Brilliant trainer"


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Ian Walker
    , Jun 20 2018
    "Excellent training the tutor was was great and I learnt alot from the course."


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Sarah Bruton
    , Apr 26 2018
    "Dan was a great trainer, really enjoyed the session and Dan was very motivating and inspiring! Thanks! "


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    Marissa Hamilton
    , Mar 8 2018
    "Vivienne was very personable and delivered the training in a very friendly and approachable manner."


     
    Course rating of 5 stars
    David Smith
    , Mar 2 2018
    "good trainer. steve knew how to put on the show"


     
    Course rating of 4 stars

    MORE INFORMATION FOR
    BEING AN EFFECTIVE TRAINER

    Blended learning
    FREE Online Revision

    With our latest Train the Trainer courses, you get free online revision for a full 12 months after your class so you can reinforce the knowledge you have gained.

    Access is simple: go to www.activia.co.uk/login/ and log in using your email address.   This will give you free access to our e-learning revision modules.

    Note: These have been developed and written exclusively by Activia to maximise effectiveness, by matching the online content exactly to what you cover in class.   We hope you have fun, on the day of the course and with honing your knowledge afterwards!

    General Information

    All Activia train the trainer training has been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Train the Trainer training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

    Class Sizes

    Maximum class size for Train the Trainer courses is 10 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor. At some of our centres, the maximum class size is 12 delegates.

    Note that we never cancel our scheduled classes -- even if there are only one or two delegates -- so once you have booked, your place is assured.

    For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 15 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

    How to book
    Course, dates and delegate numbers
    Decide on the Train the Trainer course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
    Training location
    Also decide whether you want training at your offices or at one of our centres
    Speedy course booking
    You can use the Speedy Quote option to contact us for a quick price, or you can book online from the schedule on this website
    Call us
    if at any time you want help or advice, or you want to book on the telephone, just call us on 0333 6000 111 to speak to one of our friendly training advisors

    Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

    Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

    The confirmation process
    Course places allocated
    Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
    Booking confirmation
    You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
    Training invoice
    You receive a VAT invoice

    Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

    What happens on the day

    If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

    9:15

    ARRIVAL TIME

    9:30

    TRAINING STARTS

    11:00

    MID-MORNING BREAK



    1:00

    ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

    3:15

    MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

    4:30

    WRAP UP

    Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

    For training at your offices, this itinerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

    What you get

    With your Train the Trainer training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge. With all courses, you are also given 12 months access to free online revision which will further help you to reinforce the lessons you have learned.

    Every delegate on a Train the Trainer course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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