Certificate in Train the Trainer Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6 to 8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    The ability to train others is a useful tool. With the Courses For Success Train the Trainer online short course you can acquire these useful skills in a convenient way. By studying for a few short hours, you will learn how to create training courses that not only enrich the learner but inspire them to learn more.

    You’ll study key areas such as presentation skills, how to structure a class, creating lesson plans, creating courses that appeal to different types of learners, the development of training materials, and how to manage learners.

    The course itself is structured to focus on not only developing your training skills but also on how to understand things from the student’s point of view.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    This course is ideal for those who are trainers, who provide training as a component of their job, or who are interested in becoming trainers.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this short course, however you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to access course materials.

  • Career Outcomes


    Once completed you’ll be able to create a training plan and put it into action. This means you'll be able to structure a specific goal into a lesson plan and engage your learners to reach it.

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses For Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Session 1: Introduction

    • Course objectives
    • ‘Find someone who…’
    • Course introductions: some other ways to start a course

    Session 2: What makes a good training course?

    • Case study one
    • Case study two
    • The ‘perfect’ training course
    • So just what is training?
    • Mini quiz
    • A trainer’s various hats

    Session 3: The learner

    • The active learner, the reluctant learner and the passive learner
    • Learning experiences – 1
    • Learning experiences – 2
    • What contributes to a poor learning experience?
    • How do people learn?
    • What makes a good learner?

    Session 4: Learning theories and learning styles

    • Establishing need in the mind of the learner
    • How do you identify the training needs of your teams?
    • Let’s learn something about learning
    • The hard cases
    • Groups or individuals?
    • Handling groups

    Session 5: Basics of training delivery

    •  ‘Why are we doing this?’
    • Activities in the training room
    • Activities in the training room: designing a short session

    Session 6: Exploring training methods and techniques

    • Types of training methods (1)
    • Types of training methods (2)
    • Demonstrations
    • Giving instructions
    • Energisers and refreshers
    • Anecdotes, or stories
    • ‘Does it make sense?’ Sensory learning preference and task type
    • Presenting information
    • The dos and don’ts of delivery

    Session 7: The trainer

    • What type of trainer are you?
    • What type of trainer are you? (2)

    Session 8: Presentation and feedback skills for trainers

    • Feedback
    • Feedback skills
    • Negative feedback, or constructive criticism
    • Presentation skills in the training room
    • Picking up on signs from the learner (body language)
    • Finally, evaluating your training

    Session 9: Training resources

    • My dream training room
    • How do you create a safe learning environment?
    • Training resources
    • Training resources (2)
    • Positive things about being a trainer

    Session 10: Personal action plan and course evaluation

    • Your personal plan of action
    • What happens tomorrow?


    • Appendix A: general training room checklist
    • Appendix B: trainer’s kit
    • Appendix C: room layout: possible arrangements
    • Appendix D: classical learning theory
    • Appendix E: Bloom’s hierarchy of learning
    • Appendix E: Bloom’s hierarchy of learning (2)
    • Appendix F: Kolb’s learning cycle
    • Appendix F: the learning cycle … continued
    • Appendix G: sensory learning preferences
    • Appendix G: sensory learning preferences … continued
    • Appendix H: stages of learning
    • Appendix I: context-specific learning
    • Appendix J: multiple intelligences (Gardner)
    • Appendix K: analysing training needs
    • Appendix L: dos and don’ts of training delivery
    • Appendix M: some useful readings
    • Article A: question of learning
    • Article B: introduction to learning styles
    • Article C: how adults learn
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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.