Training of Trainers Facilitation Skills

Course Overview

Every trainer generally undertakes several key training tasks while providing training to the clients such as analysis and design of the training solution to meet that need; development of associated training materials; implementation of the training, including post-training follow-up to ensure transfer of learning to the workplace has occurred; evaluation of the training results; and revision as necessary. These key tasks are sometimes abbreviated by the acronym, ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation).

Training the trainer course is for those who are interested in working with trainers, in order to enhance their capacity, we also offer a parallel capacity building program to equip Master Trainers.

Course Objectives

Upon the completion of this course participants will be able to: 

  • Understand the expectations or preferences of a young age learner or the target
  • Know about the key competencies of effective trainer
  • Effectively prepare and design trainings
  • Analyze learning style of individuals that is essential to make training successful
  • Learn to take a strong start or introduction of training session
  • Learn about effective and compelling ways of presenting the training content
  • Design useful content including visual aids to support training
  • Exhibit effective facilitation behaviors and skills
  • Conduct successful question and answer session
  • Assess and utilize the feedback given by the participants
  • Effectively conclude training session
  • Handle difficult questions arising during training
  • Conduct a five-minute introduction to training session (based on a topic of your choice)
  • Conduct a fifteen-minute excerpt of training session (based on a topic of your choice)
  • Assess your strengths and weaknesses as a trainer in order to improve in the future

Course Content

  • Introduction to the Workshop
  • Our Learners, Our Starting Point
  • Trainer Competencies
  • Key Competency 1: Training Preparation
    • Creating comfortable learning environments
    • Learning styles (Kolb)
  • Key Competency 2: Conducting Training
    • Key Competency 2.1: Briefing training session (GLOSS)
    • Key Competency 2.2: Delivering training content (EASE)
  • Using Media Effectively
  • Question Answer Session
  • Key Competency 2.3: Feedback (FEED)
  • Key Competency 2.4: Concluding the Session (OFF)
  • Professional Classroom Management Techniques
    • Using slides effectively
    • Meeting session time
    • Handling difficult situations arising during session
    • Using non-verbal language
    • Creating comfortable learning environments (reprise)
    • Being sensitive to gender
  • Key Competency 3: Review and Evaluation of the Training Experience
  • Key Competency 4: Generating Reports on Training
  • Concluding Remarks and Action Planning

Course Methodology

The training is going to be highly interactive combination of lectures, group discussions, questionnaires, individual reflections, role plays, simulations and videos

Target Audience

  • Selected trainers or practitioners who wish to improve their skills in facilitation of interactive training
  • Managers with direct responsibility for training programs and administrators with indirect responsibility for training may also find this workshop useful


5 Days (08:30–14:30) with appropriate breaks for tea/refreshments and lunch

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