Train the Trainer: Essential Skills

This hands-on workshop provides trainers, managers, supervisors and HR staff with invaluable facilitation techniques used by top training professionals. 

Through a series of interactive activities, you will learn how to plan, prepare and deliver training sessions that meet the needs of your participants and engage them from opening to ending. On the final day, you will work in teams to prepare and deliver a training activity. You will receive constructive feedback throughout the workshop as well as practical tips on how you can continue to improve.

Who should attend?

For trainers, intended trainers, HR professionals and managers.


Communicate more effectively with your course participants

Be able to select the best methods and activities for your group

Know how to engage learners and keep them focused

Learning Objectives

• Plan and prepare relevant learner centred activities for your learners

• Deliver a well-structured training session that achieves its aims

• Reflect on the outcomes of training sessions and make revisions where necessary

Course Outline

Introduction and Openings

• Using ice breaker activities

• Organising pre-course tasks and self-evaluations

• Structuring the start of a training session

Planning and Preparation

• Understanding the needs of students, sponsors and stakeholders

• Writing SMART training objectives


• Structuring a training session

• Adopting a learner-centred approach

• Getting participation in the training room


• Using sensory learning preferences

• Making it fun and interactive

• Giving clear instructions

• Eliciting answer

Feedback and endings

• Giving constructive feedback

• Delivering your training session

• Reviewing the training sessions

• Ending a workshop

Course Information

Public Training Dates 2016
March 2-4 May 11-13 September 5-7 November 2-4
Public Training Dates 2017
March 27-29

Length: 3 days, 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Professional Development Centre, Toa Payoh

Maximum group size: 12

Course Fees: $1591.09 (including GST)