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Train the Trainer Training Course

Available via public schedule at our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney CBD training venues and on-site across Australia.

Train the Trainer

2 Day Training Course

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Venue – Melbourne

Odyssey Training
Level 7, 31 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
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Times and Dates

7 Mar - 8 Mar 2019
2 Days     9:00 am – 4:30 pm
(Lunch and refreshments provided)

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Course overview

Great training doesn’t just happen. It requires much preparation and a truly skilled trainer to make an exciting program where participants have fun while learning. This course will give you tools and techniques to involve people’s emotions, as well as their minds. You will see the involvement and feel the energy.

This course is ideal for

Anyone required to deliver workplace training to adult learners.

Please note: you will receive a statement of attendance and participate in practical learning activities, however this 2 day intensive course is not nationally accredited in line with the Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.

What you will learn

  • Comprehend the fundamentals of adult learning and how to structure and deliver a program accordingly.
  • Implement questioning techniques to maximise participant engagement.
  • Produce a relevant training session for adult learners, including the development of a structured plan.
  • Deliver individual and group training effectively while maintaining audience interest.
  • Handle questions with confidence and deal with difficult behaviours assertively.
  • Identify techniques to evaluate the training program.

Practical learning activity

Between days 1 and 2 of this course, you will be asked to plan a short, simple training session (10-15 minutes). The following day, you will deliver your session utilising the trainer's toolbox outlined in the course. This hands-on activity is the highlight for many students on this course as they find it to be both enjoyable and a great learning experience. You will also have the opportunity to receive valuable feedback on your training session in a safe, facilitated environment.

Topics covered in this training course

The adult learner
Understand the six fundamental principles of adult learning.

Visual, auditory and kinaesthetic (VAK) learning preferences
Techniques to combine the three sensory learning preferences into your training sessions.

Designing training programs
What you need to know to prepare and design a training session, including identifying the performance gap.

The ADDIE model
A commonly used training method.

The four levels of evaluation
Learn how to evaluate your success.

Training session plans
How to prepare a session plan to guide the training.

Preparing a training session
Prior preparation prevents poor performance.

Effective presentation
A six-step approach to delivering an engaging training session.
Identifying distracting habits
Improve your delivery through the prevention, treatment and cure of distracting habits.

Leading a session effectively
Develop your assertiveness skills in order to be an effective facilitator.

Dealing with difficult behaviours
Define challenging behaviours and develop assertive responses.

Supporting material and visual aids
Cater for different learning styles and prevent ‘death by PowerPoint’.

Questions and feedback techniques
Implement techniques to help you ask better questions.

Handling answers to questions
Using questions to gain active group participation.

Training activities
Using various techniques to keep your adult participants interested such as ice-breakers, games, role playing and simulations.

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