Train the in-house Trainers & Post Graduate Diplome in Training & Development (TQUK)

Duration: 2 days

For the certification: Portfolio of Assignments, Exams and Microteaching (2-3 Mentoring hours provided)


When business is growing, there is always a need for Continuous Learning and Development activities, either for induction purposes of new hires or for further development of existing members. In-house trainers, who usually are the subject experts and know the company and its procedures extensively, are the best to deliver company-specific trainings, provided that they are professionally trained as trainers.

This highly interactive and neuroscience-based two days ‘Train the in-house Trainer’ workshop will prepare and coach internal corporate in-house trainers, so that they can design, develop and deliver in-house courses to the highest possible standards, leading to actual business results.

Who It’s For

Professionals who have the responsibility to deliver in-house trainings under their Functional role, Corporate Trainers, Training Specialists, HR professionals, Training Managers.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the International Standards in Training, based on Best Practices and examples
  • Apply Neuroscience and Brain Based Learning tools and techniques to improve retention, understanding, skills and achieve long term change in the behavior of their trainees
  • Understand and embrace the role of the successful corporate trainer
  • Design and implement Training Needs Analysis
  • Design interactive training courses based on real-life educational scenarios
  • Develop practical and useful Training Material
  • Use available Training Media and Material effectively
  • Manage training groups and difficult trainees effectively
  • Apply advanced Presentation and Training Delivery skills in action
    • Effective Body Language Techniques in training delivery
    • Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Techniques
  • Apply a suitable Evaluation Strategy and follow a ‘Lessons Learned’ approach

Our Methodology

“The mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting


The Training Method is Workshop. Our philosophy is to ‘Learn by doing’, using Experiential Learning Techniques. Each participant works on an individual, real-life educational scenario and applies all the steps of the A.D.D.I.E. methodology in practice. Finally, a micro-teaching video-recorded practice and coaching is applied to enhance performance.

Day 1

Introduction to Corporate in-house Training

  • The role of the successful in-house trainer
  • Linking training to the corporate strategy and performance management

Neuroscience & Brain-Based Learning and Development

  • Efficient Learning (KPI: Time to Perform)
  • Improving Retention and Understanding
  • The process of Developing new Skills (the automated process)
  • Changing habits and long-term Behavior

 Training Needs Analysis (TNA) – Understanding the learners’ needs

  • Understanding and applying the Training Needs Analysis Process
  • Understanding Learners’ Needs and Feedback

Basic Training Design

  • Linking Training Needs to Training Design
  • Understanding training objectives (Knowledge, Skills and Behavior Objectives)
  • How to design/update a lesson plan based on a real-life personal educational scenario
  • Understanding and choosing the right Training Techniques to meet learners’ needs (presentation, demonstration, practice, case studies, role playing, brainstorming, storytelling etc.)

Day 2

Developing the right Training Material

  • PowerPoint Pitfalls and common mistakes to avoid
  • Video based training, how to use videos in training

Advanced Communication, Presentation and Training Delivery skills in action

  • Advanced Communication Skills and Active Listening
  • Interactive trainer’s Presentation and Body Language skills in action
  • Managing difficult trainees
  • Using Training Media (Flip Chart, Whiteboard, Data Display etc.) and Training Materials effectively

Micro-teaching and Personal Coaching Activity

Applying an Evaluation Process and follow a ‘Lessons Learned’

  • Kirkpatrick’s 4 levels of evaluation
  • Lessons Learned and how to improve
  • Training Program’s Evaluation Tools and Techniques