In this module, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of what constitutes a successful training program and the key attributes of an effective trainer. Topics covered include identifying training goals, understanding the role of a trainer and exploring the essential components of a well-designed training program.
This module delves into the principles of adult learning, exploring how adults learn differently compared to children and adolescents. You will learn about key theories and models of adult learning, understanding factors that impact adult learners’ motivation, engagement and retention of information.
Building on the previous module, this module explores specific principles of adult learning that trainers should consider when designing and delivering training programs. You will learn about the importance of relevance, active participation and creating a supportive learning environment that promotes adult learners’ autonomy and self-directed learning.
In this module, you will engage in a style assessment to better understand your own communication and learning style preferences. Special focus will be given to introversion and extroversion and how these personality traits can influence training delivery and participant engagement.
This module introduces the concept of the learning cycle, which encompasses the stages of learning, from acquiring new information to applying and reflecting on that knowledge. You will explore strategies to effectively guide learners through each stage of the learning cycle, facilitating optimal learning outcomes.
You will learn about the essential steps involved in the training process, including planning, selecting appropriate training methods and designing learning sequences. This module covers techniques for identifying training needs, setting objectives and structuring training sessions to maximise participant engagement and knowledge acquisition.
This module explores the incorporation of games and interactive activities into training sessions to enhance participant engagement and reinforce learning. You will learn how to select and design effective training games that align with learning objectives and create a positive and enjoyable training experience.
Creating a conducive learning environment is vital for successful training. In this module, you will discover strategies to establish a positive and inclusive climate during training sessions. Topics include building rapport, managing group dynamics and fostering open communication among participants.
Effective presentation skills are crucial for trainers to deliver information in a clear, engaging and impactful manner. This module focuses on developing essential presentation skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, structuring content, using visual aids effectively and engaging the audience.
Trainers often encounter challenging situations with participants during training. This module equips you with strategies to handle difficult trainees, manage disruptive behaviour and address conflicts that may arise. You will learn techniques to maintain a positive and constructive learning environment.
This module explores the concept of on-the-job training, which involves training employees within their work environment to develop specific job-related skills. You will learn effective methods for planning, implementing and evaluating on-the-job training programs to ensure successful knowledge transfer and skill development.
Evaluation is essential to assess the effectiveness of training programs and trainers. This module covers various evaluation techniques and methods, including formative and summative evaluations, feedback collection and data analysis. You will learn how to measure training outcomes and make improvements based on evaluation results.
In this module, participants will have the opportunity to deliver mock training presentations and receive peer feedback. This interactive session allows you to apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout the course, receive constructive criticism and further refine your training delivery techniques.