Instructional Skills

Introduction

This practical course is designed to equip delegates with the skills of training others, be it on a ‘one to one’ basis, or small group situation.  Delegates will explore how other people learn and understand the barriers to learning.  They will prepare for training in a logical way, deliver effective training sessions and develop personal confidence.

All delegates are requested to prepare a work-related subject/item for delivery within the course.

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Description

Course Objectives 

By the end of the course, delegates will have:

  • Demonstrated their understanding of the skills required to be an Instructor
  • Identified how and why people learn
  • Practised writing a training action plan
  • Demonstrated their ability to instruct
  • Practised dealing with questions from ‘trainees’
  • Practised questioning techniques to check learning
  • Demonstrated giving feedback to ‘trainees’

Course Content

Introduction
Individual objectives

The Skills of an Instructor
What skills does a trainer need?
Communication skills – Practical exercises

Why and How do People Learn
Motivation for Learning

Job Instruction
The key steps of job instruction
Writing a training action plan
Preparing to instruct – breaking down the job

Practical Exercises
Preparation time
Job instruction in action

Personal Development Action Plans

Course Duration: One Day