Train the Trainer
Course Overview


This full day workshop is designed for employees who are involved in delivering in-house training. The course looks at learning styles, learning technologies, 1:1 coaching and workshop planning. Which are all essential for delivering induction training.



Course Objectives
  • To be able to name the key learning theories that help us understand how people learn

  • To be able to create a workshop where learning theories are considered to achieve the best outcome.

  • To be able to plan a session thinking about key objectives and outcomes

  • To be able to choose the most appropriate learning technology for the session

  • To understand the importance of specifying learning outcomes

  • To understand different presentation styles and how they impact on engagement

  • To understand the importance of evaluation


Course Breakdown

  • The workshop is broken down as follows:-



  • Why train our employees at all?


Learning Theories

  • An overview of key learning theories

  • The Importance and differences of setting Aims & Objectives


Overview of the Different Teaching Formats

  • Workshop

  • 1:1 Coaching

  • Seminar

  • Practical

  • Distance learning

  • E-learning

  • Choosing a delivery style to help achieve the aim


Learning Activity Types

  • Different ice-breakers and how they work

  • Choosing an activity to help achieve the aim


Planning the training initiative

  • Creating a teaching plan

  • The importance of preparation and practice

  • Use of PowerPoint, Prezi and others

  • Support materials – handouts


Presenting the training initiative

  • Appearing confident  (even if you are not feeling it)

  • Handling interruptions and questions

  • Checking understanding

  • Managing the delegates expectations

  • Tips and tricks for engaging with the delegates

  • Time management

  • Being memorable - The importance of story telling

  • Wrapping up


Evaluating the training initiative

  • Why evaluate - Assessing behaviour change or testing knowledge?

  • What are you evaluating?

  • How to evaluate?

  • Checking that long term aims have been achieved

  • The importance of personal reflection



  • Recap and close of workshop

  • All learning materials & full support materials are provided via the Green Shoots Academy together with online evaluation and post-course follow-up.



Train The Trainer Essential

2010 - present

2010 - present

Creating flexiblity through customisation

The workshops above costs £950 + VAT based on a maximum group size of 12 delegates.


We probably can’t provide all of the answers to all of your questions online so please call us on 0333 344 4031  to discuss your requirements.


The workshop content above is provided purely as a guide as all Green Shoots Learning courses are customised to best suit your business requirements. Pre-workshop consultancy is provided for all bookings, either in person or over the telephone where we will work with you to build in your company procedures and best practice.  


All workshops and courses include full support materials accessed from The Green Shoots Academy e-learning platform, note-pad and pen, all exercises and any printed handouts required for the day, on-line evaluation, personal action cards, individual 4 week delegate follow up and a full post-workshop Client report.


Our workshops can be run on-site or at a convenient public location (we will even sort out room hire for you if needed), across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

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