Training of Trainer (TOT)


This exciting and innovative training course will provide participants with the latest scientific and best practices in workplace training and be presenting. This training course is paced, challenging and highly rewarding. Delegates will learn about adult learning, review design, and delivery and have the opportunity to participate in a highly interactive and engaging seminar.

The highly skilled training course leader will lead from the front, demonstrating the techniques and allowing delegates to experience them first hand. Coaching will be provided to all delegates as an aid to self-development but also as a tool they can transfer to their own training sessions.

  • A Focus on Adult Learning & Training Principles
  • Focus on the Latest Techniques and Strategies for Effective Workplace Learning
  • Understand your own and others Learning Style
  • Practical Steps in Developing a Presentation with the Minimum of Difficulty
  • How to manage nerves when presenting or training?
  • Understand the limitations and appropriate use of PowerPoint™ and other training technologies


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate training techniques used in presenting (evaluation)
  • Describe the training cycle and its application to training and development (knowledge)
  • Discuss andragogy in relation to adult learning (comprehension)
  • Differentiate between the varies methods of evaluating training (analysis)
  • Calculate a training cost-benefit (application)
  • Design a training outline utilizing Blooms taxonomy for educational objectives (synthesis)

Who Should Attend?

This training course is for anyone involved in training planning, delivery or those who wish to develop their training and presentation skills. It is suitable for a wide range of people but will particularly suit:

  • Those working in or transferred to a training, learning and development role
  • Managers wanting to develop staff and their training
  • Experienced training, learning and development staff who want to refresh their skills
  • Anyone responsible for the training of others
  • Anyone involved in talent management, Nationalisation programmes, business partnering or skills transfer

Seminar Outline


The Role and Function of a Training

  • Why do we need to train anyone?
  • The Role of Training
  • The Training Cycle
  • How do adults learn? – andragogy
  • The Conscious Competence Model
  • Practical Workshop: assessing your personal learning style


Exceptional Presentation Skills

  • Presentations without Fear
  • Stylistic Elements of Presenting
  • Audiovisual Techniques
  • Cultural Issues
  • Handling Questions
  • Practical Workshop: Videotaped presentations, coaching & feedback


Training Needs Analysis (TNA) & Learning Objectives

  • What is a training needs analysis?
  • Identifying and Meeting Learning Needs
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Presentation
  • Understanding Learning Objectives
  • Learning Strategies
  • Practical Workshop: Writing objectives using Bloom’s taxonomy


Advanced Presentation & Training Skills

  • Restricting PowerPoint™ to Enhance Communication
  • Communication is not all about body language
  • Our Brain cannot cope with too much information at one
  • Practical Workshop: use of small groups in training
  • Brainstorming: you may have been doing it wrong
  • Practical Workshop: Videotaped presentations, coaching & feedback


Writing Training Materials & Training Evaluation

  • Writing Training Materials
  • Steps in the Writing Process
  • Material (Facilitator, Trainer & Presentation)
  • What is the training evaluation?
  • Practical Workshop: Calculating a Cost-benefit

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