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On the Job Trainer - Instructional Techniques
 
Target Audience:  

The process of imparting knowledge and passing on practical skills required for operating equipment and machinery in the workplace needs a different approach to other types learning.  This course aims to provide participants with a step by step approach for ensuring people have the required knowledge and confidence to tackle now tasks in an operational environment.

 
   
Objectives:  

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

 
  • Explain why & how people learn differently and match learning approaches to different people

  • Set out clear, measurable objectives for training and coaching

  • Prepare and deliver skills and knowledge based training in the workplace

  • Use clear instruction and coaching tools to facilitate on the job learning

  • Assess and review progress in relation to specific tasks

  • Give positive and constructive feedback whilst coaching and training.

 
   
 
       
     
  Duration: 2 Days
  Cost: £450 + VAT
     
 
  Course Date Location
     
Demand led
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Module One - Introduction

  • The Role and Skills of an “On the Job” Trainer
  • The “On the Job” Instructional Process
    • Prepare, Tell, Show, Do, Review
  • Task Shadowing
 

Module Two - Learning Principles

  • What is a Learning Intervention?

  • The Importance of the Training Cycle

  • Assessing Existing Skills

  • Setting SMART Objectives to Transfer Skills & Knowledge

  • People Learn Differently:

    • Matching People to the Right Approach
    • Applying Learning to Practical Tasks
  • Motivating the Self Learning Process

 
 
   
 

Module Three - Structuring & Delivering Learning

  • Instructing in Practical Situations

  • Providing Guidance on Undertaking New Tasks

  • Identifying Unrecognised Actions

  • Recognising Assumptive Knowledge

  • Imparting Knowledge in Manageable ‘Bite Sized’ Chunks

  • Understanding “Passed on” Learning

  • Using Different Methods to Engage the Trainee

  • Using Questioning to Impart Knowledge & Transfer Skills

  • Dealing Confidently with a Range of People and Situations

 

Module Four - Measuring Learning

  • Checking & Evidencing Understanding

    • Observation Checklists
  • Measuring the Success of Practical Tasks

  • Using the Learning Ladder to Check Attainment

  • Providing Constructive Feedback to Trainees