Train the Trainer

This highly interactive course is to equip aspiring trainers with the necessary knowledge, skills, and techniques to effectively deliver training sessions or workshops to others.


This highly interactive course is to equip aspiring trainers with the necessary knowledge, skills, and techniques to effectively deliver training sessions or workshops to others. It is a vital aspect of learning and development, be it government, professional, or in educational settings.

Activities include active listening, role playing, instructional design, and feedback giving.


This class is targeted at trainers, those who are responsible for training, and those who desire to move into a training role.


2 day


Upon completion, participants will be able to: 

    • Identify the elements of an effective training program.
    • Know what it takes to be a GREAT trainer.
    • Understand the needs of adult learners.
    • Know the bottom-line must-haves of a great training (3 C’s.)
    • Conduct a needs-assessment before the training.
    • Gather feedback from participants for continuous improvement.
    • Keep the audience engaged.
    • Manage disruptions effectively.
    • Use technology effectively for today’s adult learner.


Topics in this course:

Subject Matter Expertise:  Ensure that the trainers possess a high level of expertise and knowledge in the subject they will be teaching. This includes staying up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.

Training Needs Analysis:  Identify the specific training needs of the trainers. Understand their current skill levels, strengths, and areas for improvement. This analysis helps in tailoring the training program to their requirements.

Instructional Design:  Create engaging and interactive training materials using effective instructional design techniques. Utilize a mix of teaching methods like presentations, case studies, role-plays, discussions, and hands-on activities.

Curriculum Development:  Develop a comprehensive training curriculum that covers all the necessary topics, concepts, and skills. Divide the content into appropriate modules or sessions.

The Keys to Adult Learning:  Identify what motivates and engages adult learners in a training environment. Trainers should draw on the collective wisdom in the room, make the training practical, immediately applicable, and respect the experience of group.

Delivery Techniques:  Teach the trainers various instructional techniques, communication skills, and classroom management strategies. They should be able to adapt their approach based on the audience and training context.

Practice and Feedback:  Allow the trainers to practice delivering sessions in a controlled environment. Provide constructive feedback to help them refine their delivery style and content.

Technology Integration:  Familiarize trainers with relevant training technologies and tools,

such as presentation software, virtual training platforms, or learning management systems.

Evaluation and Assessment:  Teach trainers how to assess the effectiveness of their training sessions through various evaluation methods like quizzes, surveys, and performance assessments.

Dealing with Challenges:   Prepare trainers for handling different challenges that may arise during training, such as difficult participants, time constraints, or technical issues.

Continuous Improvement:  Encourage trainers to engage in continuous learning and improvement. Organize regular workshops or knowledge-sharing sessions to keep them updated on best practices and new methodologies.

Ethical Considerations: Address ethical considerations and responsibilities of trainers, including promoting inclusivity, avoiding biases, and respecting the privacy of participants.