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Train-the-Trainer: Educate. Enable. Empower.
Become a confident, subject matter expert that engages authentically, and connects to bring value to your audience.

As organizations look towards becoming more efficient through cost reductions they are streamlining their training processes to provide training internally. By training trainers organizations can tap into the knowledge and experience of existing staff and relay on these Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to execute training of junior staff.

The Train the Trainer programme is designed to develop skillsets that enable trainers, presenters and facilitators to effectively manage the learning experience. Participants will learn concepts in understanding the audience, how they learn, their motivation, learning theories and learning styles, memory and cognitive load theory. The presenter or facilitator will learn the importance of building rapport with his/her audience, communication types including verbal, non-verbal and graphic communications. The trainer will also be introduced to building a lesson plan, effectively writing objectives and the “Nine Events of Instruction”. Good training must also incorporate evaluations. Training is only one element of developing competency. Evaluations must also be incorporated into all training and participants will be thought the levels of evaluations depending on the level of leaning required.

The programme is designed to develop trainers for the next level of hybrid training that can be synchronous or asynchronous.

The course is set over four (4) weeks consisting of one three hour session per week amounting to twelve contact hours (12) contact hours.

Program Benefits

  • Understand the VARK concept
  • Understanding the characteristics of the audience
  • Conduct needs assessments
  • Approaches to Adult Learning
  • Understand learning theories than enhance the learning experience
  • Design and Develop effective training objectives
  • Designing the learning experience
  • Appreciate the motivational dynamics of Training
  • Building Credibility with audience
  • Design and Create effective training evaluations

Learning Objectives

Train-the-Trainer modules allows the trainer to consider the audience and their characteristics in designing, executing and managing the learning experiences.

Trainer candidates will learn:

The Purpose of Train the Trainer

  • Acting as a Force Multiplier for The Organisation
  • Reducing training costs
  • Improving Training Delivery

Recognition of Training Needs

  • Identify and determine the need for training
  • Understand different learning styles and training methods
  • How to introduce and explain a concept and skill for best practice

Assessing Audience

  • Understand the characteristics of the audience
  • Understand their training motives
  • Understand how participants learn

Understanding Learning Methodologies

  • Identify learning styles in organizations
  • Use the VARK model to increase learning
  • Consider Generational learning

Presentation Development and Organisation

  • Developing learning Objectives
  • Developing lesson plans
  • Using theoretical models to transfer information

Building Credibility and Delivery Excellence

  • Address individual needs of participants and behaviors
  • Adopt multiple training styles and facilitation techniques
  • Adapt training to suit the different needs of the participants

Evaluate and Measure Training

  • Evaluate program impact at different levels
  • Ensure that the training is effective, meets the required objectives and is followed up
  • Follow up after training to ensure the best possible outcome for the organization and learners

Who Should Attend

Train-the-Trainer is suitable for any aspiring or accomplished trainers, presenters or facilitators. Ideal training settings:

  • The first-time speaker to the frequent presenter
  • Persons wishing to develop in the field of training

Course Expectations

The programme is designed to be very interactive with instructor led all martials being available online. Students are expected to participate in class activities that are designed to develop their skills in particular areas. Students will required to use their knowledge from the lectures to produce materials that they will present in the class room with a final micro-teach session at the end of the programme.

Course Objectives

MODULE 1: Needs Analysis and Understanding the Audience

  • Organizational Purpose of Train the Trainer
  • Characteristics of the Audience
  • Learning Theories and Learning Styles
  • Theories in Motivation
  • Memory and Cognitive Load

MODULE 2: The Presenter

  • Modes of Persuasion
  • Ethos/Logos/Pathos
  • The Communication Cycle
  • Verbal Communication
  • Vocal Qualities of a Good Presenter
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Question type and function

MODULE 3: Planning the Training

  • Writing a Lesson Plan
  • Writing the Lesson Objectives
  • Robert Gagne and levels of Learning
  • Nine Events of Instruction
  • Pre Training Checklist
  • Day of Training Checklist

MODULE 4: Evaluations and Assessments

  • Evaluation Types and Levels
  • Formal and Informal Assessments
  • Recap
  • Question and Answers

MODULE 5: Micro-Teach

  • Students prepare and present a micro teach i.e. Presentation of Choice on a topic of choice


Attendance Requirements

  • Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion.
  • Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate.
  • Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Multiple Media Presentation

Each student will be required to deliver a multiple-media presentation as part of this class.

Delivery Mode

Online Classes

This course will be delivered via live online classes. Students who have successfully enrolled in the course will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of the class. These classes are also recorded; therefore, students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Course Schedule

Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Thursday 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm 5 weeks 15 hours $1,500.00 Mrs. Gabriella Roberts-Burke

Session - Thursday (06:00 pm to 09:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Cycle 1 - Online Classes Thursday, March 7, 2024 Thursday, April 4, 2024
2024 - Cycle 2 - Online Classes Thursday, June 27, 2024 Thursday, July 25, 2024
2024 - Cycle 3 - Online Classes Thursday, September 26, 2024 Thursday, October 24, 2024

Student Support

The Facilitator

Mrs. Gabriella Roberts-Burke is a Professional Development Facilitator and Trainer. She has over seven years’ experience in education, youth development, and stakeholder relationships. Mrs. Roberts-Burke has a robust background in designing, customizing, executing and evaluating online and on-site training programs and activities for trainees and staff. She has facilitated over 2000 contact hours in Professional Development and Life skills courses utilising both classroom style and lecture style, catering to groups of 20 – 400 participants.

She is equipped with a Masters of Education (Youth Guidance) and a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology with Minors in Communication Studies and Human Resource Management. Additionally, she has attained certification from the University of the West Indies, Open Campus, in Foundations of Facilitation, Timely and Meaningful Assessment, Course Room Facilitation Techniques and from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) in Instructional Design.  She is an engaging and enthusiastic instructor whose passion lies in the development and empowerment of others.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of the course. If you would like further information or would like clarification on this programme please contact:

Ms. Reena Seepersadsingh
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 376-7721

E-mail: certifications@ctscollege.com

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