Search Area

Please type into the box below to search the site for your required information.

Train the trainer course

Train the Trainer

This two-day course has been designed to meet the requirements of individuals looking to improve their training skills to become a great workplace trainer.

It covers all aspects of training from learning theories to questioning techniques as well as effective assessment methods to ensure a candidate’s future trainees are successful in their learning.

Upon completion candidates will have the skills to be able to confidently plan and deliver a training session.

About the course

The Train the Trainer course is suitable for anyone involved in workplace training in all industries.

Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a card from the Institute detailing they have completed the course workbook as proof they are qualified to carry out training in a competent manner.

Course aims

Candidates who complete the course will have:

  • knowledge and understanding of how to write and set SMART learning objectives
  • the ability to plan and deliver a structured training session using effective assessment techniques

Who is the course for?

This course is for individuals at all levels who are required to train others in the workplace.

Method of study

BICS Business Services (BBS) or an approved BICSc accredited training provider will carry out the skills training prior to the assessment of the candidate.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • plan and deliver an effective training session with the help of teaching aids such as presentations and lesson plans
  • produce effective support materials to aid the delivery of training
  • confidently use questioning techniques to encourage their trainees’ understanding and knowledge
  • write and set SMART learning objectives


The course is assessed at the end of day two of the workshop. The candidate assessment is carried out through practical demonstration. The candidate must successfully cover the seven assessment skills criteria.


We currently have the following dates available to book onto the Train the Trainer course, which will take place at the BBS Training Suite in Northampton.

2020 Course dates


For more dates or to discuss on-site training at your premises please contact: BBS on +44 (0)1604 678712 or email