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Date
23.01.19 - 24.01.19
Happy, 3rd Floor, 9 Alie Street, London E1 8DE

Develop skills as a trainer and deliver engaging, learner-focused training sessions


Introduction

This two-day programme will provide a depth of personal insight and will enhance your ability to confidently deliver a training course that fully involves and engages the learners. In line with the principles being taught, the programme is learner-focused. You will get the benefit of Happy's extensive experience and knowledge of training, and you will also learn from your own experiences.

You'll consider the learning process, explore training needs and plan a training session. You will also be able to discuss solutions to problems that arise and difficult situations experienced by trainers.

Advanced Preparation

Please bring along a 10-minute pre-prepared training session with handouts, on any subject of your choice, ready to deliver at the start of the programme to the other learners.

Who is the course for?

Our Train the Trainer Essentials workshop has been designed for anyone brand new to training or with less than six months of experience. It's also perfect if training is part of your role, and you'd like to learn how to train more effectively.

What does the course cover?

  • Deliver your pre-prepared session to the group
  • Gain greater insight into your strengths and the areas to work on
  • Identify what makes a great learning experience
  • The difference between learner-focused and trainer-focused training styles
  • The Learning Trough and how it affects learning
  • The key stages of KOLB's Learning Cycle
  • Different learning styles needing different ways of learning in order to succeed
  • Techniques for involving and engaging your learners
  • Making your content memorable for your learners
  • Measuring skills transfer to ensure the learning objectives have been met
  • Troubleshoot the challenging situations that you might struggle to deal with and the solutions to tackle these positively
  • Personal action plan beyond the programme

Who is the course trainer?

Kay Worth has been running personal development for over 25 years. She has a degree in Psychology and many years' experience of working in the voluntary sector and adult education. She is committed to promoting positive thinking, confidence building and great communication skills. Kay uses training and facilitation techniques to create a supportive, empowering and interactive learning environment, enabling participants to develop the skills and confidence they need to maximise their own and their organisation's potential.

Certification and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

A certificate of attendance will be provided after the event.
We evaluate all of our training events, to make sure that we maintain a high quality of training.

This event has been approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and can be counted as 36 CPD points.

How this course supports registers competencies: This course has been identified as supporting competency development for: Registered Scientist (RSci) and Registered Science Technician (RSciTech).
Competency area:
  • Interpersonal Skills

Fees

Members - £420 + VAT
Members of Member Organisations, SCAS members - £550 + VAT
Non-members - £650 + VAT

Non-members who have completed a membership application and made payment can also benefit from the discounted member rate.

Contact

For further information about the course please contact our Training and Development Officer at training@rsb.org.uk or on 020 7685 2578

Refunds

The Royal Society of Biology cannot offer refunds on training courses that have been attended. We do, of course, welcome any feedback from a course and will continue to improve the service we offer.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation with over 10 working days' notice = 100% refund, less 25% admin fee
Cancellation with 5-10 working days' notice = 50% refund, less 25% admin fee
Cancellation with less than 5 working days' notice = 0% refund

The Royal Society of Biology reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training event up to 10 working days before the event is due to take place. A full refund will be issued.

If the Royal Society of Biology is required to cancel or reschedule a training event with under 10 working days' notice due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued and 50% of attendee prepaid travel will be compensated.

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