DATES: December 15th

TIME:  9am -– 5pm

COST:  €€150 per member / €€225 non member

LOCATION: Limerick  

Attendee numbers are limited to allow for practical demo

Programme Overview

This one day ‘Becoming an Effective Trainer’ workshop is targeted at people who are expected to deliver training as part of their job but may not necessarily be responsible for training design. Basic design concepts are covered however the content concentrates primarily on adult learning styles and training delivery techniques.

Programme Objectives

  • Examine perception
  • Reflect on past experience
  • Discuss adult learning
  • Differentiate adult learning styles and preference
  • Develop an understanding of The Training Cycle
  • Explore training design and Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle
  • Analyse body language, nervousness, humour, questions and participation
  • Review retention of learning
  • Explore the use of activities
  • Discuss training evaluation
  • Acquire practical training and facilitation skills
  • Apply newly learned techniques

Programme Content

Participants cover :

  • Gap Analysis
  • Icebreakers
  • Course design considerations and The Training Cycle
  • Adult learner expectations and learning styles (Honey & Mumford)
  • Experiential Learning Cycle
  • Delivery – Body language, Eye contact, Voice, Tone, Movement
  • Combatting nervousness
  • Perception
  • Audience – non participation
  • Dealing with questions
  • Using activities
  • Evaluations & knowledge checks
  • Flips, Flops, Fidgets and Props
  • Practical delivery exercise
  • Assessment & feedback
  • Knowledge review

Trainer Profile Qualification & Relevant Experience

Ardin Career Development

Michelle holds a Masters in Human Resource Leadership, is a Master Trainer and has over 15 years’ experience in Operations and HR training in a multinational environment.

Michelle specialises in creative and innovative programme design, customisation and delivery. Michelle’s energy, enthusiasm and rapport building training style combined with interactive participant activities ensure an educational and an enjoyable learning experience for all.


Target Audience

This programme is suitable for anyone interested in improving their approach to training delivery and their understanding of adult learning.