Train the Trainer for Ecologists

Summary

The aim is for participants to develop their training skills towards designing and delivering courses to a professional standard of tuition.

Description

This unique two-day course is specially designed for ecologists and environmental professionals and covers field as well as classroom tuition. The aim is for participants to develop their training skills towards designing and delivering courses to a professional standard of tuition.

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at anyone who has not completed teacher or facilitator-training before. No prior training experience is necessary, although participants will need to at least intend to deliver a course and have some idea of how they plan to deliver at least one session. Experienced trainers should find that the course consolidates their knowledge and provides new ideas to use in their own training.

The course fee includes a pre-course learning pack. Participants need to come to the course having read through this information and completed a set task. This is designed to take no more than 3 hours.

Knowledge Level

Beginner - Intermediate

Learning Outcomes

  • Plan and structure a practical skills training session including the specialist issues involved for fieldwork.
  • Set clear, achievable and measurable learning objectives for a whole workshop and for individual sessions.
  • Understand how adults learn, describe the Kolb learning cycle, define different learning styles and be able to design training sessions that engage all styles.
  • Discuss barriers to effective learning and how to overcome these, including adapting presentational techniques and teaching aids for use in the field.
  • Develop differentiation and other teaching skills to cater for a range of abilities and interests within any group.
  • Devise small group activities to provide learner-centred tuition.
  • Deal with difficult delegate behaviours.
  • Develop questioning skills and error correction techniques.

Refreshments

Costs include lunch on both days, refreshments and course pack, but does not include accommodation.

Tickets

Tickets Person(s) Price
CIEEM Trainer 1 £150.00
Member Ticket 1 £265.00
Non Member Ticket 1 £315.00