Special Notices

This course is also available as a 3-day event, please do contact us to discuss further.

This course enables experienced trainers to further develop their skills in delivering training, assessed against measurable, objective criteria. This practical, skills-based course offers a structured approach to planning and delivering training. It is important for even the most experienced trainer to refresh their training delivery skills to ensure effective transfer of learning. The course has the primary goal of encouraging self-assessment to reinforce the experienced trainer's delivery skills, and helps trainers to consider strategies to manage behaviours that can impact the achievement of the session objectives.

What's included in the course

  • Online self-study modules
  • Assessment
  • Online workshop: Managing Challenging Behaviours

What the delegates will learn

  • Preparing for a learning event
  • Structuring the learning event
  • Facilitating the learning event
  • Employing questioning skills
  • Establishing and maintaining credibility
  • Selecting methods and media
  • Employing a balanced approach

Next steps

  • Training Delivery Part B - engaging with learners
  • Online Facilitation Skills
  • Facilitation Skills

This course is primarily designed for trainers who wish to create an interactive learning environment within a structured framework.

Delegates plan and deliver a training session that is assessed against the TAP Training Style, Activity and Structure Profiles.

Module one - Learning objectives and tests
In this session, we consider:

  • Principles of adult learning
  • The three essential elements of a well-structured objective
  • Assessing that knowledge and/or skills transfer has taken place
  • Assessing the achievement of the learning event objectives
  • The relationship between objectives and tests

Module two - Training session structure
In this session, we consider:

  • Structuring the intervention
  • Stating clear objectives and agreeing expectations
  • Setting a route map for the session
  • Capturing and assessing the learners’ prior knowledge, skills and attitude
  • Building links to aid delegate learning
  • Delivering appropriate content in a learning-efficient sequence
  • Reinforcing the key points from the intervention
  • Monitoring and controlling progress of the group and individuals

Module three - Training delivery style and balancing trainer activity
In this session, we consider:

  • Generating a positive learning climate
  • Identifying and coaching delegates who are struggling with pace/content
  • Dealing effectively with groups of mixed ability
  • Managing the learning event efficiently
  • Praising learners, clearly and verbally, when appropriate during their learning
  • Signposting the structure and progression of the training intervention at the beginning and at appropriate points throughout
  • Balancing requests for action and training advice/opinion with learner input
  • Judging the level of demonstration of complex involved tasks required for effective learning

Module four - Effective question techniques
In this module, we consider:

  • Using a variety of questioning types and techniques
  • Handling delegate questions effectively
  • Using reflective questioning to get delegates to take responsibility for learning
  • Using active listening techniques

Module five - Practise your introduction
In our final module, you will

  • Try out many of the topics discussed so far
  • Apply what you've learned about questions and delivery style as you introduce your session
  • Practise delivering the introduction of your session to a group of at least three people, record this session for tutor feedback before you deliver your session in its entirety

Final module - Record your session

  • Upload a recording of your entire session ready for assessment and feedback.

Live online webinar - Managing challenging behaviour
In this session, we consider:

  • Types of challenging behaviour
  • Decision making
  • General strategies
  • Behaviour realignment
  • Strategies for managing challenging behaviour
  • Realigning learner behaviour

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