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Train the Trainer

Course Code: MTK47

Level: 2
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One day
When you'll study: Tuesdays, 9.00am - 4.30pm

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About the course

The trainers and managers train the staff … but who trains them? This ‘train the trainer’ workshop at City College Plymouth is the perfect starting point for anyone responsible for the training and development of staff in the workplace. It is also well suited to anyone with little or no formal background in the delivery of training. This course is part of a range of short courses for business owners, and existing or aspiring managers that can support you and your team gain skills, knowledge and confidence across a breadth of subjects. These courses are specifically designed to enable businesses to solve skills gaps for those in new posts, or updating skills for existing managers and supervisors. These skills are crucial in enabling your business to function effectively and remain competitive.

What you'll learn

The primary objective of this workshop is to develop the trainer’s knowledge of, and self-confidence in, information delivery techniques. Topics covered include:

  • basic learning theories
  • the training cycle
  • how people learn
  • becoming an effective trainer
  • structure of a training session
  • teaching styles
  • methods of delivery
  • being inclusive.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


There is no assessment for this course.

What's next?

On successful completion, you may progress to other business and management workshops at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.