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Foundation Course for Trainers

CIPD Training
Course summary
Length: 5 days
Location: United Kingdom
Provider: CIPD Training plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course Description

Foundation Course for Trainers

Foundation Course for Trainers - 5-day residential course for trainers and L&D professionals

This 5-day residential course is essential if you’re looking to develop a systematic and effective approach to learning and development – even if it’s completely new to you. The specialist knowledge and array of skills gained will enable you to easily design learning sessions, engage adult learners and make the classroom an effective learning environment.

With numerous practical activities and interactive sessions, the 5-day programme will enable you to:

  • Write objectives for learning sessions
  • Draw on theory to design a training session
  • Prepare and deliver training sessions
  • Use different materials to support the learning process
  • Give constructive feedback
  • Understand the scope of e-learning possibilities & when to use them
  • List the ways in which e-learning can be resources and managed

By the end of the training, you will have not only the skill but also the confidence to apply your newly acquired L&D knowledge in a real working environment.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for trainers working full or part-time; be it in industry, commerce, private or public sectors. Both new and more experienced trainers are welcome.

Training Course Content

Introduction to training and learning

How people learn

  • learning styles, memory and retention

Objectives and outcomes

Systematic approach to training delivery

  • preparation and research
  • questioning, listening, non-verbal communication
  • training materials and equipment
  • observation, feedback and supporting the learner

Delivery of individual practical sessions

  • observation, feedback and review; introduction to managing discussions

Managing discussions

The scope of e-learning

  • e-learning tools

When and how to use e-learning

  • factors in choosing – effectiveness, feasibility and finance
  • blending e-learning with other methods.

    Please note: some evening work is required during the course.


    Course fees are as follows:

    • Non-member: £2,600 + VAT
    • Member: £2,395 + VAT

    In-house Training

    This course can also be run in-house, where the content can be tailored to suit organisational needs, providing a cost-effective solution to group training needs.

    Provider: CIPD Training

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    Reviews by course attendees

    Nina   |   21/03/2014
    Thank you for such a great training programme! I now know I’m on the right track and your feedback has given me the confidence that I can do this. Love the enthusiastic training style and the fun markers!