Delivering effective and engaging employee training is an art and a science. We are in a cycle of near constant upskilling and reskilling of the workforce. Train the trainer programs equip trainers and instructional designers with the skills they need to provide the best learning experience to their participants. Professionals must keep their knowledge and skills updated to stay relevant and ensure their trainings create the desired impact.

Train the Trainer is a workshop that is specially designed to help trainers improve their skills for training others. In this workshop, you will understand the various functions and techniques that you can use to maintain the interest of your participants and to motivate them.

Starting a Training Session

  • The Welcome Meeting
  • Typical Welcome Session Outline
    • The Facilitator’s Role
    • Introduction Methods
    • Introductory Ideas
    • Expectations
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Training Audit
    • Course Goals, Objectives, Schedule
    • Review Logistics
  • Closure

Experiential Learning Cycle

  • Designing Training with the ELC
  • Setting Session Objectives
  • The Experiential Learning Cycle – ELC
  • ELC The Theory
    • Climate Setting
    • Goal Clarification
  • The Training Outcomes
  • What Other Training Activities Have You Experienced?
  • The Experience
  • Retention
  • Processing, Generalising, and Applying
  • Closure


  • Training Participants Groups
  • Stages of Group Development
    • Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, and Adjourning
  • Group Dynamics, Processes, and Functions
    • Behaviours Needed for a Group to Function
    • Group Task and Maintenance Behaviours
    • Strategies for Effective Group Processes
    • Working Effectively with Groups

Designing a Training Session

  • The Needs Assessment
  • Duration
  • Writing Instructional Objectives
  • Types of Learning Objectives
    • Knowledge
    • Skills
    • Attitude
  • Actio n, Objectives, and Characteristics

Choosing Instructional Activities

  • Visualise the Session
  • Selecting an Activity
  • Available Training Activities

Choose your Activity

  • Choose a training Activity
    • Questioning, Processing, Generalisation, and Application
  • Closure
  • Writing Stage
  • Testing and Starting Again


  • Presentation
  • Ending a Training Session
  • Things to Do
  • Review Content – Summary
  • Remaining Questions
  • Action Plan
  • Evaluation
  • Acknowledge Completion
  • Closing Remarks
  • Active Training Credo