Train The Trainer Course

Train The Trainer Course

Course Description

“The only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is not training them and having them stay.”

— Henry Ford, Founder, Ford Motor Company

Train the Trainer course by ALPs’ content is practical and grounded in the real world. It is also not just academic theory. But, this program focuses on what happens before, during, and after you deliver training. Train the Trainer course will teach you what to do to overcome challenges in the whole training life cycle.

Training is a dynamic and colorful world—understanding models of the best practices and latest techniques in training delivery. You will discover the 4Ps of training: Purpose & Assessment, Planning & Preparation, Presentation & Facilitation, and Performance & Evaluation is always an adventure.

New trainers need a strong foundation in critical training skills. At the same time, seasoned trainers will need to be introduced to new approaches for delivering powerful training.

This course is a 3-day train the trainer course that will help you build on your existing instructional skills, giving you multiple opportunities to evaluate and improve how you design, conduct, and consider a training event. With a strong focus on presentation skills and training best practices, you will gain valuable feedback from experienced facilitators in this practical and constructive learning environment.

This program is for technical and soft skills trainers, training officers, and managers. It is also helpful for human resource and personnel managers who want to assess the training needs of their teams. It will ultimately help them choose the best methods and design and evaluate relevant and appropriate programs. This is a good foundation for subject matter experts who will be tapped as trainers.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the training cycle
  • Identify and determine the need for training—what, who, and how
  • Define clear and effective learning objectives
  • Design participant-oriented learning materials and exercises
  • Apply adult learning concepts, develop a supportive environment and customize off-the-shelf materials
  • Utilize training activities and alternatives to lecture
  • Planning for different learning needs and creating effective probing techniques
  • How to be prepared for a training session
  • Evaluate how to foster learning
  • Manage and encourage participants of all backgrounds and learning styles
  • How to handle challenging participants and behaviors
  • Presentation and facilitation of a training program, including use of audiovisuals and handouts
  • Evaluating program impact at different levels using a variety of methods.
  • Identifying the five levels of evaluation

Course Modules

Lesson 1 – Getting Started
  • Welcome
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Expectations
  • What are your expectations of today?
  • Getting Off on the Right Foot
  • Ground Rules
  • Characteristics of a Trainer
  • Reflection
Lesson 2 – Your Personality Style and Training
  • LDP Review
  • Comprehensive Training Guidance
  • Reflection
Lesson 3 – The Fundamentals of Training
  • Three Pillars of Learning
  • Effective Workplace Training
  • Identifying Participants’ Needs
  • Accelerated Adult Learning
  • Instructional Methods
  • Reflection
Lesson 4 – Learning Preferences
  • One Learning Preference Doesn’t Fit All
  • What’s my Learning Preference?
  • Reflection
Lesson 5 – How to Plan and Structure your Training
  • Session Planning
  • Course Structure
  • Introduction Session
  • Organizing the Content
  • How to Develop a Session Plan
  • Reflection
Lesson 6 – Creating Your Lesson Plan
  • Introduction
  • Main Content – Body
  • Conclusion
  • Reflection
Lesson 7 – Assess the Learning
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Functions of Assessment
  • Tools
  • Reflection
Lesson 8 – Verbal Communication Skills
  • Para-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Reflection
Lesson 9 – Effective Listening
  • Listening vs. Hearing
  • Reflection
Lesson 10 – Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Understanding Body Language?
  • How to Read Body Language
  • How to Project Positive Body Language
  • Reflection
Lesson 11 – Asking Good Questions
  • Questioning Styles
  • Questioning Techniques
  • Reflection
Lesson 12 – Choosing Activities
  • Types of Activities
  • Choosing the Right Activities
  • Reflection
Lesson 13 – Preparing the Workshop
  • Materials Needed for a Running a Course
  • Setting Up the Physical Location
  • Reflection
Lesson 14 – Delivery Tips and Trick
  • Build Presentation Mechanics
  • Training Aids
  • Delivery Tips:
  • Reflection
Lesson 15 – How to Manage Challenging Situations and Personalities
  • Barriers to Learning
  • Self-Control
  • 8 Tough Personas in a Group Training
  • Lead by Example
  • Handling Challenging Situations and Interruptions
  • Reflection
Lesson 16 – Feedback
  • Principles of Feedback
  • Types of Feedback
  • Feedback Delivery Tools
  • Feedback Using the SBI model
  • Reflection
Lesson 17 – Reflections

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