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New and experienced trainers can benefit from FVTC's Train-the-Trainer workshops and customized services by learning how to develop and conduct effective training. The focus is on interactive training and accelerated learning methods.

Adult learning principles are applied as we **analyze needs**, select appropriate **training methods**, and develop **training aids** for a **training lesson**. Participants will demonstrate their training skills and receive feedback for improvement in a relaxed environment. Content will be tailored to the participants’ needs and expectations.

A variety of Fox Valley Technical College training providers, each with a unique focus, provide Train-the-Trainer services.

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Additional Information

Course Options


*For those who develop training materials and facilitate training in a classroom; training can be conducted as a 2-6 day workshop depending on the organization's needs.*

**Course 1: Designing Training to Achieve Results** - *12 hours*

  • Accommodating learning styles
  • Conducting needs assessments
  • Developing learning objectives
  • Outlining and organizing your training
  • Employing accelerated/interactive training
  • Using training methods
  • Developing participant and facilitator guides

**Course 2: Delivery Strategies to Engage Learners** - *12 hours*

  • Developing and using effective visual aids
  • Applying questioning techniques
  • Practicing facilitation strategies
  • On-the-job training strategies
  • Dealing with problem participants

**Course 3: Assessing Training to Assure Success** - *12 hours*

  • Choosing appropriate evaluation methods
  • Developing measurement strategies
  • Creating organization-wide "buy-in"
  • Delivering your training module for peer review
  • Receiving feedback to improve your training
Module Options

**Accelerated Training**

*For those who know the foundations and want to take it to the next level*

  • Definition of active and interactive learning
  • The human learning cycle
  • Action learning (SAVI)
  • The 4 Ps of curriculum preparation and classroom delivery
  • Tools and strategies
  • Setting up active and interactive classrooms
  • Teacher-Facilitators
  • Instructor preparation for activating a classroom
  • Active and interactive learning accelerates learning

**On-the-Job Training - 6 hours**

*For one-on-one trainers who are training a specific skill set*

  • Identifying pitfalls of training via a case study
  • Force field for reducing training time
  • Benefits of effective training
  • Identify steps in OJT
  • Practice conducting a training session
  • Develop an action plan

**On-the-Job Training - 9 hours**

*For those who would like to invest more in their OJT trainers*

Session 1:

  • Review characteristics of effective training
  • Assess adult learning principles, learning styles and multiple intelligences
  • Develop an action plan
  • Assignment for Next session: Analyze needs of trainees

Session 2:

  • Follow-up on action plan
  • Analyzing needs of the trainees
  • Define effective communication, especially listening and body language
  • Practice questioning and answering techniques
  • Identify PROPER steps of on-the-job training
  • Develop action plan
  • Assignment for Next Session: Observe questions and answers

Session 3:

  • Follow-up on action plan
  • Practice on-the-job training and receive feedback
  • Strategize for challenges and difficult participants
  • Develop an action plan
Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
1825 N. Bluemound Road
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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