Professional trainers are required to be exceptionally flexible, adaptable and dynamic in their approach to their everyday responsibilities. Difficult situations and challenging behaviours come as a standard part of the job – all of which must be handled while at all times providing professional, engaging and effective adult teachings.
This trainer skills course has been created for those who wish to begin an exciting new career as an adult educator, or significantly advance an existing career. Course content covers a wide variety of essential insights and theoretical teachings – all of which can assist professional trainers in engaging, empowering and motivating audience members.
Throughout the course of seven easy-to-follow units, candidates explore a wide variety of adult learning principles, learning styles and effective/efficient training techniques incorporating powerful tools and materials. The training process itself - from the initial planning right through to analysis of effectiveness - is investigated, along with a variety of key presentation skills and the creation of powerful learning sequences.
Successful candidates will benefit from the skills and confidence required to take existing trainer competences to a much higher level, or perhaps begin a dynamic and rewarding new career.
This trainer skills course consists of the following seven units:
Unit 1 - What Makes a Successful Trainer
In the first course unit, candidates are introduced to the principles and core elements of successful training in order to begin building an understanding of what makes an effective and successful trainer. The concept of adult learning and how it differs from traditional education is also explored in-depth.
Unit 2 - The Learning Process
The principles of adult learning are further investigated in the second unit, which also introduces a series of important learning styles and the ‘four step’ learning process. Candidates explore the various ways in which adults both learn and approach education in general.
Unit 3 - Applying the Learning Cycle
The four stages of the learning cycle are explained and explored in the third unit, which also brings into consideration the definitions of and differences between introverts and extraverts. Course content begins to outline the application of training theory in a practical context.
Unit 4 - The Training Process
In the fourth unit, the training process itself is given primary focus incorporating effective planning processes, content research, the analysis of an audience’s needs and how to choose the most appropriate training methods. Candidates are also guided through the six essential steps of the training process.
Unit 5 - Designing a Learning Sequence
Learning sequences form the core focus of Unit 5, which touches upon the introduction of various games and activities which can be used to enhance the adult training/learning process.
Unit 6 - Presentation Skills
The development and advancement of professional presentation skills follows in Unit 6, which guides candidates through a series of tips for effective use of visuals and the key differences between showing and telling. How to deal with challenging audience members is also introduced and explored.
Unit 7 - On-the-Job Training
In the closing course unit, attention shifts to on-the-job training and the four critical steps in the job training process. Candidates are also introduced to evaluation designing.
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.
Your new skills, talents and expertise will give you the confidence to pursue a career in professional training and development. You may choose to work with a business in-house, a dedicated training service provider or you may even decide to go into business for yourself. It is an extremely rewarding career path to pursue, with typical salaries ranging from £18,000 to more than £35,000 with experience.
200 Hours Approx.
No entry requirement.
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