The aim of this course is to enable you to become a confident and effective trainer using the validated training material provided. It is very important that you learn how to use this material effectively; as a trainer, you have a responsibility towards the participants you are training, the material you are delivering and the institution you are working for.
In your role as trainer you will have the opportunity to do the following:
share your expertise in a subject with the participants;
help the participants overcome any difficulties they might have in understanding and learning the course material;
serve as a model for the participants, stimulating their enthusiasm and helping them to adopt a positive attitude;
share your values with the participants;
improve your own training skills.
The trainer on a course plays an important role in the training of each of the participants. Think back to your own experience as a learner – no doubt you will remember certain trainers or teachers as being particularly effective. You should aim to produce the same impression on the participants on your own courses.