Training for Trainers

Intensive training which takes both beginning or experienced trainers through the process of delivering an informative as well as engaging and participative training course. It encompasses every aspect of planning and delivery including unique and innovative methods for ensuring that participants on any training course learn the content and remain motivated to learn and apply theories and methods. Participants will also be equipped with strategies for overcoming those dreaded nerves as well as knowing that there are evaluation methods beyond tick sheets that will help them see how well their training courses are going down.

Group training (5-18 staff): Commercial rate £1,850; Standard / Concessionary £1,730 + plus trainer’s expenses + VAT

‘Very interesting training, reinforced existing knowledge but also provided many new practical ideas.,,, delivery was brilliant and our trainer demonstrated many of the skills she was training us in. She was very positive to all and very approachable.’

Southampton YOS, Caseworker

Course contains

  • Identify training needs
  • Exploring learning styles
  • Group dynamics
  • Tools for effective presentation skills
  • Defining and writing training objectives
  • Stages of course design
  • Practical experience

Learning outcomes

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Conduct a Training Needs Analysis
  • Understanding and use two theories of learning and motivation
  • Set effective course aims and objectives
  • Speak so that course participants will listen
  • Begin and end the course, and each exercise within that course, effectively
  • Employ at least five training methods and materials effectively and creatively
  • Use at least five techniques to deal with difficult training situations
  • Use at least three methods for evaluating the course throughout.

Suitable for

New and existing trainers who require a thorough grounding in the theoretical dimension of the training function together with a practical understanding of the planning and delivery framework.

This is not a presentation skills course. However, you will be required to plan and deliver a mini-training session.

Meet the trainers: Tracy Maylath or Rob Hammond

For the last two decades, Tracy Maylath has been a trainer and facilitiator, joining Shelter in 2002. During this time she has delivered an extensive variety of courses to clients ranging from homeless people and vulnerable adults to managers and directors of private sector firms. Building on this diverse pedigree, Tracy has also written and developed programmes in management skills and personal development for both the public and private sector. With her grounding of knowledge in learning theory, Tracy utilises an array of innovative methods and state of the art techniques. She engages clients with her lighthearted approach, passion, in-depth knowledge and vast experience of her topics.

Rob Hammond has been a trainer for Shelter since 2006 and has experience of working with not for profit, Local Authority, and corporate staff at all levels up to director as well as service users for various charities. Qualified in delivering leadership and management programmes, Rob is also trained in psychometric profiling and is licensed and accredited to use MiRo Behavioural Modes TM¬ and Strengthscope TM, both of which maximise individual and team potential. Rob has an honours degree in Psychology and a PG Dip in Integrative Counselling. Also trained as a coach, he combines these approaches as a Personal Consultant and practices as an Integrative Coach-Therapist. He is registered as a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Rob’s work has a strong emphasis on personal development and engagement and receives consistently high feedback from delegates.

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