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The ‘On the Job’ Trainer - Instructional Learning Techniques

Coach the Mind
Course summary
1 day
700 GBP
Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

The ‘On the job’ Trainer - Instructional Learning Techniques

The process of imparting knowledge and passing on the practical skills required for operating equipment and machinery in the workplace needs a different approach to other types of learning. This course aims to provide participants with a step by step approach for ensuring people have the required knowledge and confidence to tackle now tasks in an operational environment.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

Explain why & how people learn differently and match those learning approaches to different people.

Set out clear, measurable objectives for training and coaching.

Prepare and deliver skills and knowledge-based training in the workplace.

Use clear instruction and coaching tools to facilitate on the job learning

Assess and review progress in relation to specific tasks

Give positive and constructive feedback whilst coaching and training.


All training will be on an interactive basis to establish individuals’ needs and every element will be supported by related exercises. A comprehensive workbook is used that can be a reference for future use.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone involved in delivering on-the-job training both in a formal and an informal way.

Training Course Content

Module 1 - An introduction to on-the-job training

·         The Role and Skills of an “On the Job” Trainer

·         The “On the Job” Instructional Process

·         Prepare, Tell, Show, Do, Review

·         Task Shadowing


Module 2 - Learning Principles

·         What is a Learning Intervention?

·         The Importance of the Training Cycle

·         Assessing Existing Skills

·         Setting SMART Objectives to Transfer Skills & Knowledge

·         People Learn Differently:

·         Matching People to the Right Approach

·         Applying Learning to Practical Tasks


Module 3 - Structuring & Delivering Learning

·         Instructing in Practical Situations

·         Providing Guidance on Undertaking New Tasks

·         Identifying Unrecognised Actions

·         Recognising Assumptive Knowledge

·         Imparting Knowledge in Manageable ‘Bite Sized’ Chunks

·         Understanding “Passed on” Learning

·         Using Different Methods to Engage the Trainee

·         Using Questioning to Impart Knowledge & Transfer Skills

·         Dealing Confidently with a Range of People and Situations


Module 4 - Measuring Learning

·         Checking & Evidencing Understanding

·         Observation Checklists

·         Measuring the Success of Practical Tasks

·         Using the Learning Ladder to Check Attainment

·         Providing Constructive Feedback to Trainees



£700 including course notes and VAT for individuals or small groups

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Coach the Mind

Coach the Mind

Started in 1998 by Michael Astrop, after a career in University lecturing and training with AUM Training in Harrogate, Coach the Mind has been delivering practical, hands-on learning programmes to professionals in the North of England, in the form of...

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