Developing your Training Skills - Train the Trainer - virtual (INTC00280)

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  • This is an East Riding Council staff course. If you are not a member of staff, you will not be able to apply or enrol to this course.

Course details

Increasingly, many of us are called upon to train colleagues or run training sessions internally or for partner organisations. Perhaps you have a role in induction training, or maybe you are leader who needs to upskill your team to face a new challenge. Maybe you are an IT professional who helps staff develop the skills to use a new system. Perhaps you would like to move into training as a career move. Whether training is a big part of your role, or just a small aspect of your job, this train the trainer course will help you design and deliver effective training programmes. You will gain confidence in how to present information effectively with variety and flair and acquire the skills to deal with the dynamics of group learning. This train the trainer course is practical and will introduce you to new techniques, enhance your communication skills and provide lots of opportunities to 'have a go'

What do I need to join the course?

You will need an interest in developing your skills to deliver training both online (in MS Teams) or face to face. There are no specific pre-requisites to the course, however a basic understanding of MS Teams will enable you to fully participate in the session.

In order to join this virtual learning course you will need:

A reliable internet connection, a webcam / camera and a computer/Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone, you may also choose to use a headset or earphones with a microphone attachment. You may also wish to have a notepad and pen available for making any notes. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

This course is delivered via virtual learning on Microsoft Teams. You will not need to attend any classroom delivery but you will need to commit to attending the virtual sessions at the specified dates and times. In order to participate in the virtual sessions you will need access to the following:

  • Computer/Laptop/Smartphone/Tablet
  • Headset/earphones if required, including a microphone (unless you are able to work in an area where you will not be disturbed/disturb others
  • A reliable internet connection
  • An email address to access the virtual classroom
  • A means of using video conferencing e.g. integrated webcam, webcam, smart phone/tablet with camera
  • Teams app downloaded (free download is available)

You may find it useful to have a notebook and pen to make notes and you may be asked to submit work back to your tutor, therefore the ability to produce a text or word document that you can upload or email to your tutor will be beneficial.

How will I be taught?

You will take part in a range of activities including discussions, group and paired work and you also will be asked to undertake a very brief teaching activity (lasting 1 to 2 minutes).

What will I learn?

By the end of the session you will have learned more about:

  • Using appropriate tools to help you plan and deliver your training
  • The role of body language when delivering training
  • Different barriers that may stop people learning and strategies to overcome them
  • Creating SMART learning objectives so you can measure success
  • Different methods of evaluating training and measuring impact

What could I do next?

If you wish to undertake further training you should discuss this with your line manager in the first instance. Details of other courses are available to view on the course booking system. 

This is a standalone course and  supports other courses forming part of the Essential Skills for East Riding Managers programme, including:

  • Developing your Emotional Intelligence Skills
  • Organising and Delegating
  • Leading and Motivating a Team
  • Modern Leadership for the Modern Workplace
  • Recruitment and Selection inc Safer Recruitment

If you wish to undertake further training you should discuss this with your line manager in the first instance. Details of other courses are available to view on the course booking system.