The trainer needs to be well equipped to deliver training sessions that get the best results from delegates. To be an effective trainer requires a balance of skills. The trainer needs to have enough personality and enthusiasm to make their subject interesting and compelling, as well as understanding how to organise and structure their material in a logical and engaging manner. Alongside this the trainer needs understanding and awareness to be able to focus attention more on the students’ needs and abilities rather than their own ‘performance’.
The training will focus on the principles of good communication and involve interaction from the students. The delegates will be asked to reflect on their own learning style throughout the two day course. They will be required to prepare aspects of a presentation using the techniques and learning outcomes from the training. Students will also have the opportunity to evaluate the presentations.
• How to establish the aims and objectives of the training
• How to structure training for maximum interest and effect
• Planning and preparation
• Session Plans
• Delivering training with confidence and poise
• Logistics; room lay-out, flipcharts and equipment
• How to vary delivery methods and stimulate full involvement
• Learning Styles – VAK
• Questioning Skills
• Active Listening
• Making training enjoyable and participative
• Using handouts, learning aids, case studies, scenarios and role play
• Interpreting different types of feedback; body-language, unspoken messages
• How to involve everybody all of the time
• Overcoming negative attitudes – stressing the positive message of the training
• Dealing with difficult trainees
• Responding rather than reacting to situations and people
• Learning to improvise, but still stay on track
• Closing a session positively
• Evaluate the effectiveness of your training
All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.