Training the trainers: Preparing to adopt - two day workshop



Receive a 10% discount if you book your place at this workshop before 24 October 2019 (discount will be applied automatically at the checkout). Limited availability - book early to avoid disappointment.

Overall course aim

This two-day workshop will enable participants to build their knowledge about the creation of an effective learning environment and develop and refresh the essential training skills necessary to devise, deliver and evaluate adoption preparation courses.

Day 1

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the training day, participants will have

  • Improved training confidence in running courses
  • Gained simple, usable skills and knowledge
  • Investigated how to enable the development of an effective co-working relationship
  • Explored ways to work with difficult situations and people and handle anxieties (including the participant's own!)


  • Making a good start
  • Welcome
  • Introductions
  • Expectations and concerns
  • Working agreements
  • Learning objectives/learning outcomes

11.15am Break


  • Adult learning styles
  • The trainer’s role and training skills
  • Delivery styles, partnership and participation
    • Co-working
    • Solo training
    • Utilising group expertise

12.45pm Lunch


  • Managing the training environment
  • Training materials and equipment
  • Planning the course

2.45pm Break


  • Debriefing, feedback and evaluation
  • Endings as beginnings

4.00pm End

Day 2

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the training day, participants will have:

Developed and demonstrated the skills necessary to devise, deliver and evaluate training sessions

10.00 Welcome

10.10 Day 1 recap

Practice: Planning presentations

11.15 Break


  • Presentations
  • Group critique                  

1.00 Lunch


  • Presentations
  • Group critique

3.00 Break


  • Moving forward
  • Evaluations

4.00 Close