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Workplace Training: Introduction to the Training Cycle

Understand how people learn and gain an overview of the training cycle to recognise your roles and responsibilities as a trainer.

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  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    2 hours

Examine the theories of learning in the workplace

This two-week course will teach you a range of different learning theories and how to put them into practice during your training sessions.

You’ll get to grips with the different ways people learn so that you can design effective training sessions that address learner, group, and organisational needs.

Know your roles and responsibilities in the training industry

Understanding your responsibilities as a trainer, teacher, or tutor is vital to ensure you are fully prepared to deliver training sessions.

On this course, you’ll learn about the legislation you’ll need to hold as a trainer before you begin delivering training.

Learn alongside CPD professionals

This course has been designed by experts ATC Training to help with your continuous professional development in the wider education and training industry.

You’ll learn more about your role as a trainer alongside specialists in personal development for workplace trainers.

By the end of the course, you’ll have a better understanding of the training cycle and how you can improve your skills as a workplace trainer.

What topics will you cover?

  • Learning Theories
  • The Teaching Cycle
  • Trainer/Tutor Responsibilities
  • Safety in the Classroom Environment

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Compare popular theories of learning and relate to your own experience
  • Identify the responsibilities of a trainer/tutor and relevant legislation

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone looking to step into the role of a trainer to help people with their personal development..

The course will suit new and existing workplace trainers, team leaders, supervisors, and managers who are required to deliver training as part of their role.

Who will you learn with?

Andrew is an experienced Trainer and Manager in Operational Training and Learning and Development with a background in leading corporate training for large organisations and independent providers.

Who developed the course?

ATC Training

ATC Training specialise in training and personal development for workplace trainers and provide continuous professional development (CPD) for learning professionals in the wider education and training industry.

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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