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Training the Trainer 

10:00, Tuesday 25th April
16:30, Tuesday 25th April
London | Camden
Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RS (map)
Training course


Whether training is a big part of your role, or just a small aspect of your job, our Training the trainer course will help you design and deliver effective training programmes. You will gain confidence in how to present information effectively with variety and flair and acquire the skills to deal with the dynamics of group learning.

Highly practical, this course will introduce you to new techniques, enhance your communication skills and provide opportunities to ‘have a go'. 

For further information and booking please see the Royal Society of Biology website:


- Introductions and expectations
- What is training and learning?

  • what skills does the trainer need?
  • taxonomies of learning
  • planning a session

- How people learn

  • learning styles
  • motivating learners
  • energisers and icebreakers

- Different training methods

- Your delivery

- Facilitation of the group and managing difficult people There will be refreshment breaks in the morning and afternoon at around 11:15 and 14:45 and a longer break for lunch at 13:00. The venue contains a cafe and garden which may be used at lunchtime.


"I really enjoyed the training and I look forward to seeing Jakki in the future for our next training session."
OB, Clinical Commissioning Groups

The trainer was wonderful, she gave numerous real-life examples and is very knowledgeable and sincere to answers to our questions.”
MS, The British Library

I did the course with the hope of consolidating and updating knowledge I already had and it fulfilled this. It was a very pleasant and positive learning environment and I found the learning style, learning through sharing, very helpful.
AM, Greenpeace

I really liked the overall experience - I learned a lot from my peers as well as from the trainer.”
AR, Integrity action

Certification and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We evaluate all of our training events, to make sure that we maintain a high quality of training.

A certificate of attendance will be provided after the event.

This event has been approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and can be counted as 18 CPD points.

Training the Trainer

London | Camden