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Train the Trainer Self Study Course


We are planning to migrate the site by the end of June 2023. The self-study lessons presented here will no longer be available after June. You can get all the content of the self-study course as well as additional content by getting the Train the Trainer: The Art of Training Delivery book available from Amazon and major bookstores. 

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Free Online Train the Trainer Self-Study Course


Your Starting Point

Over the years, at Skills Converged we have developed many training resources and have made them available on this site for the training community.

A great way to start using these resources is to go through them piece by piece.

For this, we have explicitly developed a 20-Part Self-Study course that is delivered to you by email, one lesson at a time.

In each lesson, you will be introduced to a set of core skills that will help you provide outstanding training courses. Each lesson also leads you to various relevant resources, exercises and articles available on the site.

Online Train the Trainer Course

In addition to the free self-study course described on this page, we also have our highly praised accredited train the trainer course with a certificate that includes videos, handouts, exercises, downloadables, discussion forums and quizzes.

It is offered under a learning management system (LMS) where you get to practice many skills and discuss training technqiues with other students.  

You can purchase the course here:

Train the Trainer: Core Skills Online Course

Becasue we can test your knowledge in this accredited online course, you will receive a certificate with CPD accreditation. Unfortunately we cannot offer a certificate for the free self-study course.   

Train the Trainer Self-Study Course

Who Is This Self-Study Train the Trainer Course For

This course is specifically designed to help trainers and subject matter experts to learn how to teach better.

The training principles discussed in the train the trainer course apply to delivery of all kinds of courses. They are not just limited to providing training on soft skills. The principles apply to teaching technical skills, software, management, arts and crafts.

The course is designed to accommodate the needs of people who are new to training as well as those who are experienced and have delivered courses in the past.

As the lessons progress forward, you will be introduced to more advanced training topics and get to examine your own training performance much more extensively.


How Is the Course Structured

  • Learn at your own pace. Since you can go through the course at your own pace, you can control how much time you want to spend on each topic depending on your needs. Various references to training resources are provided in each lesson for further exploration and study.
  • Do homework. Each lesson is accompanied with homework. We recommend that you spend about an hour on the homework for each lesson to get the most from this course.
  • Learn from examples. Many examples are provided in the course so you can see how to apply the principles to everyday training situations.


What Areas Are Covered

In 20 online lessons, you will learn about the following:

On Training Methodologies

  • How to avoid bad training delivery practices?
  • How to take advantage of principles of accelerated learning?

On Learning

  • How to maximise learning?
  • What are the barriers to learning and how to avoid them?
  • How to get the most from your training courses?

On Planning

  • What to plan before setting up a course?
  • How to conduct a Training Needs Analysis?

On Environment

  • What is the optimum way to arrange the training environment?

On Presentation Skills

  • How to start a course with maximum effect?
  • How to present confidently?
  • How to avoid poor statements that can hinder learning?

On Exercises

  • How to run exercises to get the most from them?
  • How to manage delegates?

On Motivation

  • What is the secret in keeping delegates constantly engaged?
  • How to avoid being boring?
  • How to make a topic more interesting?

On Training Impact

  • How to take advantage of the power of story-telling?
  • How to ask questions?
  • How to handle questions?

On Management

  • How to manage a group of delegates to reduce potential friction and create a trustable training environment?
  • How to respond when you are being challenged?


Please see Frequently Asked Questions for more details. 

How to Receive This Free Train the Trainer Course


You can easily sign up to receive this course in your mailbox.


A 20-Part Course and ongoing Training Resources by email

What Else You Get

In addition to the self-study course, by signing up you will also receive the following:

  • Announcements on new products and training materials as soon as they are released and made available
  • Exclusive training resources and articles sent to registered users only
  • You can download the free training package immediately after signing up 
  • Announcements on special offers


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