Vigeo International

Train the Trainer

Description: Professional trainers produce professional results. This 3-day course will provide participants with a solid foundation of skills and knowledge of the process of learning, the role of the individual trainer and issues of importance when working with groups.


  • Some previous training experience is an advantage but not a necessity.

Learning Styles: General Descriptions:

  • Activists
  • Reflectors
  • Theorists
  • Pragmatists

The Learning Cycle:

The Learning Curve:

Succesful Training Aims and Objectives:

  • Aims
  • Objectives
  • Purpose
  • SMART Objectives

How Master Trainers Get That Way:

  • Accepting Difference
  • Using Silence
  • Knowing when you do not know
  • Cultivating Variety
  • Endurance and Openness


  • Body Language
  • Reference Systems Indicators

Visual Aids:

  • Designing Visual Aids
  • Making Technical Courses Relevant
  • Clarity of Explanations
  • Use Your Imagination
  • Making Courses Interesting

How to Plan a Training Event:

  • Setting the Stage
  • Preparing the Delegates in Advance
  • Rehearsal

Trainer Conduct and Control:

  • Prepare
  • Keep to Time
  • Look and Act Professionally
  • Use Eye Contact
  • Speak Clearly
  • Stand

Questioning Technique:

  • Placing Questions
  • Handling Answers
  • Dealing with Questions
  • Questions to Avoid

Ways of Working with Adult Learners:

Control Techniques:

  • The Four Most Common Problems

People Handling:

  • Good Delegates
  • Poor Delegates

What to do When Things go Wrong:

Fixing Problems:


  • Stages
  • Issues in Group Life Cycle