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Train The Trainer QQI Level 6

Course Overview

Train the Trainer

This fully accredited QQI/FETAC Train the Trainer course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to run training courses that will inspire and motivate your delegates. Over the four days the time is divided between tutorial sessions and practical skill development. This Train The Trainer course covers the nature of training, the trainer’s role and how people learn. You will then learn how to design a training programme with a lot of emphasis on how to retain the interest of your learners. You will learn how to deal with questions in a really professional manner. Overall this QQI Train The Trainer course will supply you with all the tools to organise and deliver training courses that motivate and get results.


4 Great Reasons To Book This Course!

  1. You will receive free post course support during the assignment process and 12 months after the course completion.
  2. You will receive lifetime access to all updated course materials.
  3. Each candidate will have access to an online Moodle account where all course content will be accessible.
  4. You will leave with a solid foundation of the skills required to become a successful trainer.
What you will gain from this course

Upon successful completion you will receive a Training Delivery & Evaluation QQI Level 6 (6N3326) award which is worth 15 credits towards a major award. It is also one of 2 components which make up the new QQI Training & Development Special Purpose Award (6S3372). Hibernian Training is fully registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards.

You will walk away equipped with tools to train people to a high standard and start training immediately.



  • To understand the learning process and know how to motivate your group to learn.
  • Acquire a step by step approach to training design for a group training session that is tailored to specified needs.
  • Know how to compile a Training Needs Analysis.
  • To develop skills that will hold the attention of the audience during training courses through practice sessions with Tutor feedback.
  • To know what systems to use in order to evaluate training.
Key Learning Areas.

Key Learning Areas
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Understanding the Learning Process

Key Learning Area 1

  • Understanding the four stages of learning
  • Using adult learning principles in your training
  • Identifying adults’ learning styles


Identify Training Needs

Key Learning Area 2

  • The four steps in the Systematic Training Cycle
  • How to gather and analyse training needs
  • Compiling a TNA report


Setting Training Objectives

Key Learning Area 3

  • Setting Training Objectives
  • The importance of objectives
  • Writing SMART training objectives


Training Methods

Key Learning Area 4

  • Knowing the different methods of training
  • Understand all types of training
  • Develop confidence using a variety of training methods


Design Training

Key Learning Area 5

  • The step by step approach to module design
  • Be able to write effective opening and closing sessions
  • Structuring your training course
  • Creating lesson plans


Training Delivery

Key Learning Area 6

  • Learn how to use PowerPoint to impress your delegates
  • Know how to develop professional slides
  • Be able to hold the interest and attention of groups of all sizes
  • Understand how to deal with difficult delegates
  • Know how to present in a lively and professional manner
  • Overcome the nervousness and anxiety that a trainer may feel
  • How to project confidence and enthusiasm.
  • The "survival" skills needed to succeed in training.
  • How to employ effective speaking skills (e.g. volume, style, vocabulary, etc.).
  • Tips to develop a dynamic speaking style.
  • How to make a strong first impression.
  • How to build rapport with your learners.


Evaluation of training

Key Learning Area 7

  • Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training
  • Design your own evaluation forms
  • Learn how to analyse the scope of an evaluation project.
  • Put together an evaluation plan.
  • Design evaluation mechanisms
  • Learn how to gather evaluation data.
  • Analyse the results obtained from training.
  • Identify learner use of new skills.
  • Identify learner learning level.
  • Identify learner reactions to training.
  • Determine training problems and improvements.
  • Preparing an evaluation report.
  • Presenting evaluation results with impact.


Learning Theories in Training

Key Learning Area 8

  • Training Approaches
  • Types of Training
  • Phases of Training
  • Complete Overview of Modern Theorists



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Skills Demonstration

Candidates should make a presentation of approximately 15 minutes duration.  The presentation should address the specific learning outcomes of the candidates chosen subject, as agreed with the tutor.  Candidates should demonstrate effective communication skills in their presentation, using appropriate visual aids e.g. demonstrations, hand-outs, flipcharts, overhead projector, slide projector presentation, etc.  The skills demonstration carries 40% of the marks.

Undertake an Assignment

Candidates will be required to carry out an assignment that requires them to produce evidence of planning, researching, conducting and evaluating a training session.  The assignment should identify theoretical understanding and practical application, on a range of specific learning outcomes.  The assignment could take the form of a case study, action research or a reflective piece of work.  The brief will require the candidate to research and present information in relation to adult training, services or issues.  The assignment carries 40% of the marks. The assignment will be given to the delegates at the end of the course and must be submitted 4 weeks following course completion. 

Learner Record

A Learner Record is the learner’s self-reported and self-reflected record in which he/she describes specific learning experiences. It is worth a total of 20% of the final grade.

The grading of the FETAC award is as follows:

Pass               50-64%

Merit               65-79%

Distinction     80-100% 


Further Studies

Additional Fees

*There will be a €90 QQI Assessment Fee for each delegate.