Train the Trainer

What is special about this course?

This course will provide delegates with a better understanding of the training techniques that really work. It will familiarise potential trainers with the skills needed to plan and prepare motivational and effective training.
Delegates will gain confidence and able to transfer their knowledge in a skilled and relaxed way.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements

  • The role of the trainer
  • Considering different learning styles
  • Preparing a training programme
  • Ice breakers and energisers
  • Handling group sessions
  • The five laws of learning
  • Handling difficult situations
  • Using visual aids  and technology
  • Getting feedback and evaluating the sessions
  • Personal action points

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

How long will my course last?

This is an intensive one day training session. 

Where can I study my course?

    • Auchtertyre
    • Broadford
    • Fort William
    • Gairloch
    • Kilchoan
    • Kinlochleven
    • Mallaig
    • Portree
    • Strontian
    • Ullapool

Start date

Call your local college centre or the BEST team for more information and to register your interest.




A Fee Waiver or funding of up to £200 could be available to help with payment of course fees, depending on your personal circumstances.

This support will be available for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. To be eligible, you must have income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits.

You will also not be undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.

Please contact your local college centre for more information about eligibility, or call us on 01397 874000.

What can I do on completion of my course?

This short course will boost your CV and give you more confidence when working with others in a training environment.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI West Highland. UHI West Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.