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Train The Trainer Series (Part 1) - Basic Skills For New Trainer

SkillsFuture Covers 100% of Course Fees (Self Sponsored)

Singaporeans above 25 years can use their SkillsFuture Credits for this workshop.

Course Objectives: 

Whether you are preparing to be a professional trainer, or you are someone who does a bit of training as a part of their job, you'll want to be prepared for the training that you do. Your participants will begin the process of becoming trainers themselves, and understand that training is a process where skills, knowledge, and attitudes are applied. 

The Train-The-Trainer workshop will give all types of trainer's tools to help them create and deliver engaging, compelling workshops that will encourage trainees to come back for more. Skills such as facilitating, needs analyses, understanding participant’s needs, and managing tough topics will give your trainees what the need to become a trainer themselves. 

  • Define training, facilitating, and presenting 
  • Understand how to identify participants’ training needs 
  • Create a lesson plan that incorporates the range of learning preferences 
  • Create an active, engaging learning environment 
  • Develop visual aids and supporting materials 
  • Manage difficult participants and tough topics

Who should Attend

  • Professional trainers
  • Freelance trainers
  • Aspiring trainers

Course Content:

Module One: 

  • Getting Started 
  • Housekeeping Items 
  • The Parking Lot Workshop 
  • Objectives 
  • Pre-Assignment Review 
  • Action Plans and Evaluations 

Module Two: 

  • Understanding Training and Facilitation 
  • What is Training? 
  • What is Facilitation? 
  • Identifying Appropriate Situations 

Module Three: 

  • Gathering Materials 
  • Identifying Participants’ Needs 
  • Reviewing the Materials 
  • Identifying and Resolving Gaps 

Module Four: 

  • Creating a Lesson Plan 
  • Planning for the Basics 
  • Adding Slack Time 
  • Creating a Plan B 

Module Five: 

  • Choosing Activities 
  • Types of Activities 
  • Preparing for Emergencies 
  • What to Do When Activities Go Wrong 

Module Six: 

  • Preparing for the Workshop
  • Creating a Materials List
  • Gathering Participant Information
  • Setting Up the Physical Location

Module Seven: 

  • Getting Off on the Right Foot 
  • Greeting Participants 
  • Being Pepared 
  • Using Icebreakers and Energizers 

Module Eight: 

  • Delivery Tips and Tricks 
  • Using Visual Aids 
  • Creating Supporting Materials 
  • Break! 

Module Nine: 

  • Keeping it Interactive 
  • Encouraging Discussion 
  • Using Group Work 
  • The Power of Sticky Notes 

Module Ten: 

  • Dealing With Difficult Participants 
  • The Ground Rule 
  • Challenges and Solution 
  • Handling Interruptions 

Module Eleven: 

  • Tackling Tough Topics 
  • Tough Stuff to Watch Out For 
  • Adjusting Your Material for a Sensitive Issue 
  • Dealing With Sensitive Issues in the Workshop 

Module Twelve:

  • Wrapping Up Words from the Wise 
  • Parking Lot 
  • Lessons Learned 
  • Action Plans and Evaluations



Certificate of Attendance will be issued.


2 Teabreaks and Lunch will be provided.

Arthur Loo

Trainer Description

NTU Singapore graduate, Veteran in the Adult Learning Industry, had also won “The Pheonix Entrepreneur Award” by the EDB Singapore. Being well known as an Edutrepreneur, Arthur had been traveling throughout Asia to serve the global fortune 500 and SOEs of many countries in the region. Now, he’s devoted most of his time supporting the Singaporean Government’s Lifelong Learning initiative. He strongly believes education empowers one to achieve peak performance in life and business.

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