Train the Trainer Masterclass course

‘Train the trainer’(TRTR) is an essential course for all those promoted to a training supervisory role as well as to all those wishing to refresh/enhance their training skills. The course covers a variety of topics which are fundamental for successfully running a course, such as writing a structured training course as well as an overview of effective training skills. Moreover, the course deals with effective training practices and procedures and emphasizes on the importance of body language and voice projection. ‘Train the trainer’course also covers the pros and cons of classroom training versus individual/one-to-one training and how the trainer can create a fully ‘engaged’ audience and ensure the active participation of all delegates. This course equips the participants with the necessary skills to handle questions and manage difficult trainees. It is ideal not only for those who want to improve their training skills but also those wishing to know the essentials of developing, organizing and running training programmes as well as those involved in the implementation of training policy and improvement of staff competency levels. This is a masterclass course for trainers, teachers in supervisory role, training managers, Human Resources staff and professionals responsible/in charge of the development of staff competence level as an integral part of the overall business development strategy.

Main Aims of the course

·         In depth understanding of the various types of learning and learning styles

·         Ability to identify participants’ needs and structure a training to address these needs

·         Deliver an interesting training and ensure the engagement and active involvement of the participants

·         Handling questions and manage difficult situations during the delivery of a training

·         Develop an efficient and effective training regime with the aim to enhance staff competency levels


Benefits of TRTR to participants

·         Enhance the confidence, skills and presence in front of an audience

·         Improve knowledge in developing organizational training programmes

·         Understand the training needs of participants and peers/colleagues

·         Enhance skills and competences in structuring and delivering a training

·         Adopt the necessary skills and attributes to deliver an interesting training

·         Handle difficult situations and manage difficult trainees


Benefits to participant‘s organisation

·         Improve human capital through enhancement of staff competency levels

·         Develop an effective training policy that matches the needs and requirements of the workforce

·         Train new and existing staff and build helpful relationships with trainees and among colleagues

·         Enhance the image by improving skills related to public speaking and exposure to any type of audience



·         Group Introduction / (icebreaker exercise)

·         What differentiates a good trainer from an excellent trainer

·         Skills and attributes of an effective trainer

·         Principles of learning and learning styles

·         Adapting learning and learning style: cross cultural training issues


·         Establishing trainings aims and objectives

·         Taking the needs of the participants/trainees into account

·         How to structure your training – Part I (general)

·         Delivering an interesing training

·         Handling questions – Part I (general)


·         Introducing the training

·         How to structure your training – Part II (re-structuring)

·         Handling questions – Part II (receiving)

·         Importance of Active Listening

·         Key Components to Active Listening

·         Post course action planning


·         Fundamental delivery skills

·         Body language

·         Voice projection

·         Public speaking (practical group exercise)


·         Managing difficult trainees

·         Handling difficult situations and avoid conflict

·         Handling criticism or advice about training event and/or training style

·         Showing genuine concern for the participants and establishing a helpful and genuine relationship

·         Debrief and Evaluation



The methodology of the training is based on a combination of three important elements:

·         Provision of knowledge required (theory)

·         Use of training tools, such as case studies, videos, games, animations & exercises (practice – hands on experience)

·         Feedback/reflection (review)