Level 1
The Practical Instructor

We know what it takes to be a great instructor. It’s not just about being an expert in your field, it’s about engaging your audience and possessing the insight and understanding of how people learn.

Individuals who take tasked to take on the role as ‘trainer’, are often left managing difficult situations, usually with limited understanding of what training is, or how to do it well. Becoming a competent trainer requires a number of skills. Done well, you will possess the ability to engage, empower and encourage continued learning.

This two-day course will give you the tools you need so your students not only learn, but enjoy the process, retain information shared, and recognize the value of the their new skills.

‘The Practical Trainer’ provides the key instructional skills to deliver the following courses:

  • Propane Handling
  • LPG Specialized Operations and Equipment
  • Forklift Operation
  • Confined Space Awareness & Entry
  • Working at Heights (Fall Protection)
  • Aerial Work Platforms
  • Lockout
  • (And many others)

Participants will learn:

  • Fundamental concepts of adult learning principles
  • Identify and instruct to different learning styles
  • Create and direct learning through structured lesson plans
  • Develop effective training techniques that work for you and the learner
  • Create and use training aids, and their limitations
  • Conduct a training session that incorporates the 5 key training concepts
  • Evaluate and verify that learning objectives have been met
  • The key steps to ensuring regulatory compliance has been achieved

Topics that will be covered:

  •  Challenges of a changing workforce
  • The role of training in our workplace
  •  Role and responsibilities of instructors
  • What makes a successful training program
  • Effective communication
  • Development and use of visual aids
  • Evaluation strategies – for the participant
  • Evaluation strategies – for the instructor
  • Responsibility for meeting regulatory compliance

Course detail:

Class Size: Maximum 10 students
Course Length: Two days (16 hours)

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