Train the Trainer

Survival Skills for the New Trainer



If you are thinking about becoming a trainer or have started conducting some training already and want to know more about what will help you become an excellent trainer, this workshop will help. This one-day workshop is designed to explore the essential skills trainers need to develop, getting you started with learning in an interactive and fun environment.

Survival Skills for the New Trainer is a one-day workshop for beginner trainers ready to achieve excellence in their new field. This workshop is designed to explore the essential skills that trainers need to be successful. This soft skills training course includes: understanding the necessary background for trainers within any industry; how being genuine enhances training; enhanced communication, from the elements of good questions to listening skills and developing rapport; critical skills in a trainer’s toolbox; and more.

Trainers conducting train-the-trainer sessions for new and beginner trainers have everything they need at their fingertips when they purchase this soft skills courseware. We’ve included a detailed instructor’s guide, student workbook, pre-assignment, assessments, slides, a supplementary reading list, and more. All these courseware training materials are customisable to match your brand or the needs of a particular group.

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What Makes a Good Trainer?

  • Background Information
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Adult Learning

Session Three: Personal Best, Professional Best

Session Four: Being Genuine

Session Five: Assertiveness Skills

Session Six: Asking the Right Questions

  • Asking Good Questions
  • Probing
  • Pushing My Buttons

Session Seven: Listening Skills

  • Can You Hear Me?
  • Active Listening Skills
  • What is Said and What is Heard

Session Eight: Connecting with People

  • Rapport Building
  • Facilitative Training
  • Do I Have What it Takes?

Session Nine: Defusing Difficult Participants

Session Ten: Essentials for Success

Session Eleven: Do’s and Don’ts for New Trainers

Recommended Reading List

  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
  • Personal Action Plan
  • The essential background for trainers to have
  • How being genuine enhances training
  • The elements of good questions
  • How to apply listening skills
  • Rapport building strategies
  • How to recognise critical skills in a trainer’s toolbox and identify skill areas for development
  • What makes a good trainer?
  • Personal best, professional best
  • Being genuine
  • Assertiveness skills
  • Asking the right questions
  • Listening skills
  • Connecting with people
  • Defusing difficult participants
  • Essentials for success
  • Do’s and don’ts for new trainers
  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Small, interactive classes
  • Specialised manual and course materials

Instructor Guide

Hybrilearn Instructor Guides are the core of each training course. Our Instructor Guides lay out the training in simple, easy-to-follow instructions. You can also customise the Instructor Guides to personalise your training.

Student Manual

Each Instructor Guide is paired with a Student Manual that you can present to your participants. This customisable Student Manual gives each participant the student version of the course you will be teaching.

Exercise Workbook

Whether or not you choose to introduce exercises into your training is up to you as the facilitator. Hybrilearn offers you an Exercise Workbook (also customisable) that is specific to the course you are offering.

Sample Files

Courseware from Hybrilearn is designed to give you everything you need for use in the classroom or workshop. This includes the PowerPoint versions of all the courses prepared for you in advance.

PowerPoint Deck

Quick Reference Guides are a favourite tool for trainers to provide to their learners. Each Quick Reference Guide summarises in two pages the most essential elements in each courseware title.

Quick Reference Guide

Quick Reference Guides are a favourite tool for trainers to provide to their learners. Each Quick Reference Guide summarises in two pages the most critical elements in each courseware title.

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