Introduction to train the trainer

This workshop will build confidence and knowledge for attendees, equipping them with the tools and ability to deliver internal training. 

Introduction to train the trainer

Using a range of interactive techniques and materials, the day will focus on the following: 

Qualities and skills set of trainers 

  • Including knowledge, facilitation and behavioural skills. 

Understanding your audience 

  • Including VARK , training vs teaching and exploring how to pitch as a trainer in the workplace. 

Toolkit for trainers, confidence boosting practical tips that include 

  • Adaptability, the importance of being flexible and responsive in training settings to ensure that objectives are delivered 
  • Communication skills, tips to boost confidence and effectiveness, keeping pace, ensuring delivery is relevant and keeping the audience engaged 
  • Managing nerves, focusing on practical tips – preparation, centring etc 
  • Clarity on what training doesn’t achieve – reminding delegates that training is part of a range of tools and approaches used organisationally. 

Presentations and feedback on individual sessions 

  • Feedback on style and tips from the cohort, with a focus on consistency and practical support. 

Who should attend this workshop? 

All people who are interested in developing and delivering internal training. 

Introduction to train the trainer

Jo Carr

Jo Carr Jo Carr

Jo Carr is a trainer, coach and development consultant with a 25 year career in leadership, management and staff development. Jo currently works with clients in the private and public sectors and has experience in social housing as both a senior leader and project manager. Jo’s specialism is behavioural change utilising a creative and adaptive approach. She uses her skills as an ILM coach and lifelong learning specialist to create and deliver stimulating and effective learning products.

training track record

HQN has a track record of helping organisations achieve real and lasting performance improvements. If you are interested in accessing this training package, please contact us by emailing