events | 01 February 2021

Train the Trainer

Training and developing others is a great responsibility that requires a working knowledge of how individuals learn, as well as the ability to inspire others to work towards their professional advancement. It is often the case that in a workplace context, individuals find themselves within a role whereby they need to train their peers and teams, however have never been really trained to do so.

Course Description: 

‘Train the Trainer’ aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills required to effectively train others and to enhance the skills profile of the organisation’s workforce, consequently ensuring that current and future business demands are met.

Course Modules:

  1. Principles of adult learning
  2. Theoretical principles of training
  3. Learning styles
  4. The training cycle
  5. Training needs analysis
  6. Development of training objectives
  7. Development of training content
  8. Training styles and delivery
  9. Group dynamics
  10. Managing difficult behaviours
  11. Evaluation of training

Course Details:

• ECTS Credits: 6
• Assessment: Combination of short tasks

Target Audience:

‘Train the Trainer’ is ideal for new trainers as well as experienced trainers who are looking to improve their training techniques and methods to transfer learning to work situations. Whilst this programme is essentially designed for learning professionals – trainers and organisational development practitioners – it is also of great benefit to anyone within an organisation who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the programme learners would have developed their training abilities and have a better and clearer understanding of their role as a trainer. Learners will gain the knowledge required to design, develop, deliver and evaluate successful and effective training. More specifically, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of an adult learner
  • Assess training needs and performance gaps
  • Write learner-centred, competency-based learning objectives
  • Develop a clear and complete plan of instruction
  • Compare different training styles
  • Establish a positive learning climate
  • Develop active learner-centred activities to stimulate interaction
  • Identify the different methods that may be used to evaluate training

This course adopts a collaborative learning approach and interaction between learners is a key feature of the learning process.


08/11/2021 – 12/11/2021

Schedule: (for everyday)

Part 1: 08:30 to 10:30 (2 hours)
Part 2: 11:00 to 13:00 (2 hours)
Part 3: 14:00 to 16:00 (2 hours)

VenueLive online session – details of how to join the meeting will be sent once registration is complete

Fee: €750

Funding: This course is also eligible for the ‘Investing in Skills’ Scheme, managed by Jobsplus. Learn more here.

CPE Hours: This course qualifies for 30 hours of structured CPE which can be classified as Professional Competency. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the session.

Cooperation Partners
  • Malta Employers' Associations
  • Malta Association of Credit Management