Advanced Skills for the Practical Trainer


Behind every spectacular training session is a lot of preparation and meticulous attention to detail. The truly skilled trainer can make a program exciting. The learners will have fun while they are learning if the facilitator is able to involve their emotions as well as their minds. You will see the involvement, and you will feel the energy.

To reach this stage as an adult educator isn’t always easy, but success isn’t just for the naturally gifted. It is possible for all of us who put effort into our personal growth and development. We want the enormous satisfaction that comes from working with others to help them reach their potential as human beings. This course will help you reach that goal.


Member Price: $144.00


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Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate your understanding of learning styles and how to accommodate all four learning styles in the classroom
  • Apply the key principles of effective communication in a workshop setting
  • Use a variety of training techniques to stimulate participation
  • Develop a plan and prepare for an effective training session
  • Explain the different levels of evaluation and when to use each
  • Identify advanced interventions for difficult situations
  • Put your skills to work for a training presentation


Course Outline

  1. Course Overview
  2. Preparing to Learn
  3. Understanding Learning
  4. Competencies for Adult Educators
  5. Accommodating Learning Preferences
  6. Your Expertise
  7. Using Existing Materials
  8. Managing the Stress of Training
  9. Planning a Workshop
  10. Preparing Visual Aids
  11. Your Role as an Effective Communicator
  12. Questioning as a Training Technique
  13. Kirkpatrick’s Levels of Evaluation
  14. On-the-Job Support
  15. Dealing with Difficult Situations
  16. Training in Different Forums
  17. Team Teaching
  18. Training Preparation
  19. Training Presentations
  20. Personal Action Plan
  21. Recommended Reading List
  22. Post-Course Assessment