Fundamentals of Workplace Training

Training is the process of using instructional methods to bring about a substantive, relevant and measurable change in performance or behavior. Training can happen face to face or virtually, using any number of online platforms designed for this purpose. This topic will cover the fundamental knowledge, skills and strategies that trainers can use in any live training environment. 

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It's more than just a course.

This is a learning journey.

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On-demand digital learning playlist

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Engage

Live session delivered virtually or in-person

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Supporting on-demand digital learning playlists | 30-minute follow up coaching session (optional extra for teams)

Learning Journey

For our learning journeys we use our proven excite, engage, embed method to ensure the learning experience is engaging and the learning is sustained. The full details of the programme are shown below.

Course Code: OV-TTUC

  • half-day live session delivered virtually or in-person | 6-8 hrs on-demand learning | 30-minute coaching session (optional extra for teams)

  • This is available for groups and teams

This course provides a comprehensive insight into everything you need to know and understand before embarking on a career in training design, development or delivery.

During the workshop you will explore the role of the trainer and training itself in detail: the purpose and benefits of training in an organization, the cycle of training, what a trainer actually does, and all the skills and attributes you need to be successful in the role. You will also cover the fundamental principles of how people learn and the natural cycle of learning; considering how to reflect those principles in the learning activities you facilitate in the training room.
 
Completing this course will prepare you for the next step of taking a deeper dive into the process of designing and delivering training.

Suitable for anyone who is new to workplace training and development, and would like to understand the fundamentals of how people learn and the context of workplace training.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and benefits of training to organisations
  • Describe both the training and learning cycles and their impact on the training role
  • Recognize and overcome the barriers to effective learning at work
  • Identify the behavior and skill requirements of an effective trainer
  • List all the activities that an organizational trainer may be involved in
  • Explain how to incorporate the principles of how people learn into the delivery of training
  • Defining the real purpose of training and how it benefits individuals and organisations
  • The systematic training cycle and the role of the trainer at each stage
  • The differences between facilitation and instruction
  • Push and pull styles of training and what this looks like in practice
  • Kolb‘s Experiential Learning Cycle and the associated learning styles
  • The key principles of adult learning and how to reflect these in the training room
  • The fundamental questions a trainer needs to be able to answer for their learners
  • What type of activities a trainer can facilitate that are engaging and learner-centred
  • Organizational and individual barriers to learning and what a trainer can do to overcome them

For groups & teams

Live session delivered virtually or in-person. Up to 15 people per programme.

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Our award-winning learning content library is expertly created, easy to consume, and visually engaging and it can be experienced through a range of modalities - Fluidbooks, videos, animations, podcasts, infographics, quizzes and more. Use our digital learning content to support on-demand or blended learning provision within your organisation. Hundreds of topics are available in multiple global languages.

Fundamentals of Workplace Training

Fundamentals of Workplace Training

Core content

  • Fundamentals of Workplace Training Fluidbook
  • Fundamentals of Workplace Training Infographic
  • Fundamentals of Workplace Training Quiz
  • Fundamentals of Workplace Training Scenario Cards
  • Virtual Training Infographic
Fundamentals of Workplace Training
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See our engaging content in action

Find out more about our learning content… we provide a range of formats and media types to support different learning styles, and time pressures and to keep the learning engaging. Find out more about the different modalities and view some examples…

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Use our building blocks approach to create a customized program to suit your specific needs and context, at the pace you need.
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To help achieve the pace and agility you need, we encourage you to make use of what we already have (our core library) and make it your own. There’s no need to ‘recreate the wheel’ - build from what we have ‘ready to go’ and then customize what you need to.

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  • Thrive in Five
  • Videos/animations
  • Quizzes & assessments
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  • Applying what you have learned - action learning prompts/exercises
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  • Pre-built team experience (learning journey)
  • Live workshops - virtual or in-person training (1 x half-day live session in a day; 2 x half-day live session in a day)
  • Bitesize (1 x 90-min bite-size session in a day; 2 x 90-min bite-size session in a day; 3 x 90-min bite-size session in a day)
  • Run-it-yourself
  • Coaching – per hour (Follow-up; Learning program; Transitioning together; Team effectiveness; Career coaching; Leadership & executive; Skills performance coaching)
  • Group facilitation sessions (1 x 3hr in a day; 2 x 3hr in a day
  • Leadership lab session (1 x 3hr in a day; 2 x 3hr in a day)
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  • Videos/animations
  • Quizzes & assessments
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  • Digital flip cards
  • HTML microsites
  • Digital adventures
  • Digital badges/certificates
  • Live expert-led bite-size or workshop session
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  • Action learning prompts/exercises
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  • Hub implementation
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  • Booker portal
  • Delivery – Virtual or in-person facilitator; virtual producer
  • Faculty management
  • Delegate management
  • Instructional design
  • Specialist instructional design
  • Learning journey curation
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