Practical trainers are required to have an immensely diverse skills-set and extensive knowledge base in order to produce professional programs with flawless consistency. This train the trainer certification online, has been designed for those looking to begin or further an existing career as an adult trainer or educator –increasingly sought-after roles in a variety of dynamic sectors.
The key to successful training is to make the process engaging, inspiring, interesting and in many cases entertaining. It is therefore the job of the professional trainer to consider and analyse their chosen topic, produce a workable program to communicate the information and deliver teachings in a manner that’s approachable, digestible and enjoyable for learners.
Throughout the course of this six-unit certificate, candidates are taken through the predominant modern learning styles and how each can be accommodated as a trainer. Course content on online trainer certification programs,provides an in-depth look at effective communication in classroom/workshop settings, along with effective training techniques and the importance of comprehensive preparation. Candidates are also introduced to professional session evaluation and analysis, difficult situation intervention and ultimately how to perform outstanding presentations, both solo and as part of a group.
The course train the trainer certification online consists of the following six units:
Unit 1 – Understanding Learning
Course content begins with a broad-scale look at the role of the trainer, highlighting the competencies required to be a successful adult educator and how to accommodate a variety of learning styles.
Unit 2 – Increasing Your Expertise
In the second unit, candidates explore the importance of self-development and advancement. The module explores customisation of courseware, motivation and learning, copyright considerations, use of existing learning materials and the concepts of ‘over-planning’ and ‘over-preparing’.
Unit 3 – Stress Management Training
The third unit focuses more intently on stress-management, incorporating essential theory on how to build personal resilience and generally deal with stressful situations. Candidates learn how to use problem solving skills to replace anxiety, while exploring effective relaxation techniques like meditation.
Unit 4 – Planning a Workshop
Essential practical workshop planning and preparation takes centre-stage in Unit 4, where candidates are guided through the specifics of successful planning, the use of equipment and how to both anticipate and overcome common challenges.
Unit 5 – Your Role as an Effective Communicator
The importance of being a strong and effective communicator forms the core focus of Unit 5, which introduces a variety of critical topics including impact evaluation, knowledge evaluation, how to lead a discussion and Kirkpatrick's Levels of Evaluation.
Unit 6 – Dealing with Difficult Situations
In the closing unit of the course, candidates learn essential techniques for both anticipating and handling difficult situations both inside and outside workshop settings. Teaching as part of a team and the relevant preparation also feature prominently in the sixth unit.
Paying in Instalments: £395 (Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £25
Pay in Full: (£80 Discount) £315
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by BOLC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
What is ABC Awards?
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Completion of this course will help improve your performance and efficiency as a trainer, or perhaps assist with your career development in general. Professional trainers work in a variety of settings including recruitment, specialised training, one-on-one coaching and many more besides. Typical salaries range from £18,000 to more than £40,000 for advanced trainers with sufficient experience.
200 Hours Approx.
No entry requirement.
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