This class is for anyone serious about improving their training skills. Learn industry recommended training procedures and best practices in a small class setting taught by an experienced business professional. See training class outline on the Basics page for greater detail.
The focus of this class is the training of adult learners. Adult learners are typically defined as learners over the age of 25. Adult education is the practice of teaching and educating adults. The practice is also referred to as Training and Development and is often associated with workforce or professional development.
Educating adults differs from educating children in several ways. One of the most important differences is adults have accumulated knowledge, work experience, or military service that can add to the learning experience. Another difference is most adult education is voluntary; therefore, the participants are generally better motivated.
Adults frequently apply their knowledge in a practical fashion to learn effectively. They must have a reasonable expectation the knowledge recently gained will help them further their goals.
We offer three levels of this class. For the person who occasionally trains, we offer the Occasional Trainer Class. For the person that training is their primary job responsibility, we offer the Master Trainer Class, and for the person in need of a 40 hour class to comply with state training requirements, we off the 40 Hour Certification Class.
The Occasional Trainer Class will teach you the basics of training to enable you to put together a class, reinforce learning through activities, promote understanding, facilitate discussion, and use visuals effectively.
In additional to the basics taught in the Occasional Trainer class, the Master Trainer Class expands on those topics and will provide you with an understanding of learning, how to assess training need, and how to develop and manage a training program.
The 40 Hour Certification Class follows the Master Trainer Outline, but provides additional time for activities and exercises to comply with most state Train the Trainer requirements.