Trainers Intensive - 1 & 2 day Workshop
Professional Development for Trainers & Educations - a 'Train the Trainer' course that adds real value!
Brain-Friendly delivery skills to that will help you to engage Learners, accelerate their learning, make that learning stick and build your own professional confidence.
Word of Mouth referrals are the life-blood for any trainer and are the most cost effective marketing tool that we have at our disposal.
These referrals come from happy clients. These clients are participants who received outstanding training that engaged and inspired them; and organisations who received excellent return on investment because of practical learning transfer into the workplace.
It is the ability to deliver quality training that will build your reputation in the market place.
This program is about giving trainers practical skills to Engage the Learner to build both your training quality and future ROI.
This course teaches delivery skills which go BEYOND the current VET Cert IV in Training and Assessment, teaching you how to use Brain-Friendly training techniques so that participants will leave your training programs energized and confident to implement strategies to achieve real behavioural change!
Educators & Trainers will experience Brain Friendly Learning in practice. ‘The talk will be walked…’. They will understand some basic brain physiology, but more importantly, what this actually means in the teaching environment and how relevant it is for successful learning outcomes.
The program is based around five brain friendly principles. These Principles cover engagement and empowerment.
How do you deliver your content in a Brain-Friendly way and get it to stick, and have the students engaged and excited?
What's in it for me...
How to engage your audience & WHY?
How to gauge and respond to your audience’s expectations and interests & HOW?
How to gauge the pre-knowledge of the group and encourage them to contribute their knowledge to the group – WHY?
What is your learning style and how does it impact on your training style?
How to keep your training style fresh and relevant
How to present well to the group
How to effectively facilitate the group
How to create an effective learning environment
How to grab the group’s focus
An alternative to ‘death by Power-Point’
Different resources to encourage interaction & promote increased energy levels
Brain Gym exercises – so you can energize the group at any stage in the day and deliberately target what you need the group to be doing
Six different ways with playing cards to get your group interacting – break up the cliques, get the energy moving, get positive thinking happening
How to combat nervousness, encourage excitement in learning and keep your participants focused
Creative Session Openers – generating excitement about the learning possibilities
Overcome negative mindsets – so behavioural change is possible and they don’t give you a hard time
VAKT – how to build these perceptual modes into your sessions – your participants will be immediately engaged
Generate movement in the training room – gets the energy up, engages mobile learners, and minimizes boredom and distractions
Keep them awake after lunch – so when you are on the graveyard shift your sessions have vitality and impact
Keep the group on task – so you get through the material and are not high-jacked
Six fun ways of appointing scribes and relieving tension – so people are having fun doing necessary tasks
Build positive experiences – so people leave feeling confident and rapt in you as a trainer, and willing to change behaviour
Keeping focus on the WIIFM factor
Improve the way learners transfer and apply the learning back into the workplace
Raise the credibility of training by finding better ways of linking it back into the workplace
Help participants to create truly compelling learning goals, that keeps them engaged and energised
Design your training with the end in mind. What experience do they need to assist them achieve this outcome?
Are your resources responding to the different learning styles (e.g. are they tactile, colourful etc?)
Use of Graphics – brighten up boring and dry content
Utilizing tactile resources that make your material is relevant to those who need to ‘touch’ it
Creative Chart Work – engages the visuals and makes you look professional
Are your training manuals aesthetically pleasing and easy to comprehend?
Whole Brain Learning Techniques – such as use of stories, metaphors, humour, graphics, colour, overviews, factual input – so that your material is presented in a way that people learn and succeed
Creating relevant ice-breakers – so that you are not wasting valuable time
How to teach your group to read faster and comprehend more
Pre-reading – participants will love you forever for this one when they learn the tricks to read and comprehend at a speed they never thought possible – straight away
How to help with memory training and build retention
Six different methods to build retention, so they get it, can recall it and use it – so your training sticks
Memory training skills
Keep it Real – make it highly focused on their training reality
State is everything – get participants into a highly motivated, resourceful state to learn. They will then use this state when applying the learning
Honour uniqueness and difference – tailoring training to the learning styles of the participants and to the unique culture of the organization
Make the training rich and Multisensory
Create v Consume – have participants create meaning of the information, not just consumption – then they will use it