Train the Trainer – Trainer Development Package

Start date: Programme is ongoing. Start any time!

Duration: 200 Hours Approx (Online + 1 day Practical Workshop/Assessment)

Location: Online

Certificate: QQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award - 30 Credits & CPD Certificate

Cost: €349

Course code: 13925

Programme overview

Take your career to the next level, with this comprehensive and globally recognised Train the Trainer package - Certified by QQI & CPD!

Learn to deliver training that is memorable, lively, interactive and effective, helping you become a trainer that makes a difference.

This media-rich, interactive training programme is written, designed and delivered by trainers who will work with you step by step throughout the training.

This QQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award (6S3372) is made up of the following Component Certificates:
1. Training Needs Identification and Design (6N3325)
2. Training Delivery and Evaluation (6N3326)

The 1-day Practical Workshop & Assessment is normally held in Dublin or Waterford but may be held virtually should COVID-19 restrictions necessitate.

The retail cost of this package is €778

This training package is delivered by Training for Success.

If you wish to book a number of places on this training package for your company please contact us at [email protected]

Who Is This Course For?

  • Newly Appointed Trainers
  • On the Job Trainers
  • Team Leaders
  • Staff involved in Administration, Delivery, Design and Assessment
  • Those who are planning a career in Training and Development
  • Trainers who need to up-skill and gain a formal National Qualification
  • Those who need credit towards another QQI Certificate i.e. Business, Administration etc.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this training package, learners will be able to:

  1. Conduct an effective Training Needs Analysis (TNA).
  2. Design engaging training course material that accelerates the learning process.
  3. Design, deliver and evaluate interactive training content that accelerates the learning process.
  4. Demonstrate excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills while interacting with their learners.
  5. Use powerful questioning techniques to promote learner participation.
  6. Work effectively with a range of learner groups.

Course Content

Theories of Training and Adult Learning

  • Apply principles of adult learning in a training situation
  • Compare and contrast concepts of training and education
  • Explore key principles and methodologies which underpin adult learning of learning styles, learning outcomes and essential techniques
  • Evaluate the approaches of different adult learning theorists i.e. Knowles, Kolb, Honey and Mumford etc.
  • Assess the contribution of theorists to the psychology of learning

The Role of the Trainer

  • Identify ways of getting your learners into a receptive state for learning
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Deliver the training at the right pace
  • Balance distribution of content
  • Identify ways to keep the Learners interested
  • Outline the key responsibilities of a Facilitator/Co-Facilitator
  • Identify the reasons why Trainers need to ask the right questions
  • Identify five key components of creating questions
  • Use a variety of question techniques to handle questions in a training environment
  • Use accepted techniques to increase learner participation
  • Identify methods that you would use to handle a selection of behaviour types
  • Explain the Coaching Concept

Training Needs Analysis and Programme Design

  • Identify the different stages of the Training Cycle
  • Analyse a Training Need
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of completing a Training Needs Analysis
  • Outline the 4 steps used to perform a Training Needs Analysis
  • Conduct a Training Needs Analysis
  • Outline the 3 components of a Training Programme
  • Compile a list of Learning Objectives (Outcomes)
  • Justify how Learning Objectives can be used to evaluate learning effectiveness
  • Design Learning programmes relevant to the identified needs of the Learners
  • Write for your Learners

Preparing for Training and Delivery

  • Plan the Delivery of a Training Session
  • Prepare appropriate training methods for each element of the training session
  • Produce exercises/activities for use within a training session
  • Prepare and demonstrate the use of visuals aids in line with best practices
  • Assess a range of Instructional System Design (ISD) models

Delivery and Assessment

  • Establish, promote and maintain a positive learning culture
  • Demonstrate effective listening and feedback skills
  • Demonstrate techniques designed to conceal the nerves
  • Improve the learning efficiency of the learners
  • Select the best training room configuration to suit the group
  • Evaluate a range of assessment and delivery methods

Evaluation of Training

  • Evaluate a Training Programme
  • Evaluate a Learner Programme against Learning Objectives
  • Gather input from Learners on Programme Effectiveness
  • Identify opportunities for improvement of delivery
  • Prepare a Programme Improvement Plan

Course Requirements

There are no specific pre-course requirements for this training.

Certification & Assessment

QQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award:

Training Needs Identification & Design
Assignment 1 – 15%
Assignment 2 – 50%
Project – 35%

Training Delivery and & Evaluation
Project – 40%
Skills Demonstration – 40%
Learner Records – 20%

The grading scheme is as follows:
• Pass – 50% -64%
• Merit – 65% – 79%
• Distinction – 80%- 100%

Candidates must have an Irish PPS number or a UK National Insurance number to receive a QQI Certificate.

In addition to the QQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award, a CPD Certificate will also be award

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