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Training for the Occasional Trainer

Date: 5th August 2024
Venue: “Virtual” platform delivery

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Course Overview

Who is the course for?

This one day course is designed for people who are not trainers, but occasionally need to deliver training interventions online or in person.

The course includes some tips on presentation best practice, but Government Exchange has a separate full day event which focusses on presentation skills.


10:00 Welcome and Introductions
Overview of Learning and Training
  • How people learn - the Learning Cycle and the Training Cycle
  • The Forgetting Curve
  • AGES (Learning Retention) Model
  • What are the key skills needed to facilitate learning and development?
Context of the Training
  • Organisational context - achieving alignment and climate
  • Key stakeholders
Preparing the Training intervention
  • Audience
  • What is being delivered?
  • How is it going to be delivered?
  • Keeping your training up to date
Delivering the Training
  • Online or face to face?
  • Tips and techniques
Did the training make a difference?
  • Options for evaluating the impact of the training
16:30 Close


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Comments & Views

"Exceeded my expectations. I will take away lessons learnt in both my personal and professional life."

Victoria Low, Ofgem

"Friendly, professional and engaging. Very relevant content, will be great for someone new to this."

Colin Maddock, DVSA

"I have been to three Westminster Explained courses, however this Government Exchange course was more enjoyable."

R. Corben, Her Majesty's Court Service