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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Train the trainer: a training toolkit

Date
10:00, 15th to 22nd March 2022
Course length
3 Day
Attendance
Online
Contact
Helen Swatton
Trainer
Anne Whiteford
Course overview

Need to train people but lack confidence and not sure where to start? This brand new 3-part online course is designed to help you understand how people learn and equip you with the techniques and skills to train them.

Part 1 - 15 March, 10am to 1pm

Part 2 - 16 March, 10am to 1pm

Part 3 - 22 March, 10am to 1pm

Through individual tasks and group work you will gain the skills and confidence to deliver engaging and learner focused training. 

Overall course aim

Whether it is a big part of your job or just a small bit of it, the aim of this online course is to introduce you to how people learn, learning styles, and selecting and using suitable training methods for your participants. 

Course objectives

This online course will provide an introduction to the tools required to plan, deliver and evaluate effective training. Anne Whiteford will guide you through the 3 sessions so you will gain the confidence to design and deliver learning to individuals and small groups.

Session 1

Managing Learning Experiences

  • The Training Cycle.
  • How Adults Learn: The Kolb Learning Cycle; Learning Styles.

Developing a Learning experience

  • Training Methods: Tools; Icebreakers; Energisers.
  • Review and Evaluation: Kirkpatrick's 4 levels of evaluation.

Session 2

Managing Groups

  • The group process.
  • Group dynamics.

Leading groups to facilitate learning

  • Skills and characteristics of trainers and facilitators.
  • Managing challenging situations.

Session 3

Putting it into practice

  • Developing a training event in teams.
  • Presentation to the other groups.
  • Review of the task.
  • Review of the learning.
Who is the course aimed at?

This interactive online course is for anyone new to training or has no previous formal training or if you are a trainer and wish to consolidate your training skills. Over the 3 sessions you will work on individual tasks and in small groups.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Homework required
Information of your experiences of delivering training and on the topics covered in the course will be gathered prior to the first session taking place.
Other Information

Course structure: 3x 3-hour sessions, with plenty of opportunities for questions, discussion and exercises.

Note: Only a few places left
Cost
£250 (member rate £170)

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