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Introduction to Trainer Skills (formerly Train the Trainer) (Awarded by City & Guilds) Level 2

Why study this course?

This City and Guilds Level 2 Introduction to Trainer Skills course provides participants with a sound introduction to the concepts of a systematic approach to training. This course is designed to be delivered over two days, and is ideal for those who train others in organisations wanting to develop their presentation skills.. It is an introductory course so no previous teaching experience or access to teaching/training is needed. Applicants do not need to be in a teaching/training role to do this course.

What will I study?

This qualification allows learners to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression as a trainer in different sectors. The course focuses on the training cycle which is then applied to the planning and delivery of a session.

The course is aimed at learners who wish to gain an understanding of how to plan and deliver a learning session and incorporate assessment. It is also designed to develop learners confidence in using these skills. The course is assessed on candidates ability to:
• Planning a training session
• Delivering a training session

The course also covers:
• Setting ground rules
• Use of icebreakers
• The learning environment
• Training resources
• Gaining and maintaining attention
• Motivation
• Assessment

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This course has been developed in conjunction with City & Guilds and Ofqual and is the latest and most up to date qualification in the education and training field. Learners who complete this course can then progress to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

This is an introductory course that will improve your confidence and practice if you are already teaching or wish to go into teaching. In order to become a qualified lecturer or trainer a further course of study would be needed, such as the Certificate in Education or PGCE (CertEd/PGCE).

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed via a multiple-choice test, course work and delivery of a micro-teach session. This course is for learners who may be looking to progress into a career in teaching or training.
Each participant must deliver a 10 or 15 minute training session, and take a multiple choice quiz on day two. Each session must be observed by the tutor. The presentation will need to be prepared overnight after day 1 ready for delivery on day 2.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

This course runs as an intensive two day course. Please note, the current fee of £50 per person is due to the availability of Local Flexibility funding.

These courses tend to run on request when enough people show an interest and register. Therefore, there may not be a future course listed here at the moment. To register your interest contact Student Recruitment Team on 01536 413123. The starting place for most people looking to train as a teacher is our Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly PTLLS). These courses run more frequently and you will find future Level 3 courses advertised on our website.

If you would like advice on getting in to teaching or training please contact pgce@bedford.ac.uk