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*** This course contributes to the Royal Society of Biology's Industry Skills Certificate and Technical Skills Certificate

Develop skills as a trainer and deliver great learning experiences


This one-day workshop will enhance your ability to deliver engaging training sessions through the use of effective training techniques. The course is designed to enable you to consider how adults learn and how this impacts on design and delivery of training programmes. 

The course will also provide known strategies for writing effective training courses and sessions. After completing the course, you will become more confident in your ability to deliver an effective training course.  You will also be able to recognise the characteristics of effective trainers and use them to deliver great learning experiences.

Who is the course for?

Anyone who has a new responsibility to train others on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting. The course is also for delegates that have some experience in training and need to update and enhance their existing skills to deliver engaging interactive training to encourage change, improvement and an increase in productivity.

What does the course cover?

  • Identify the main requirements of a trainer's role
  • Understand the key elements to training and how adults Learn
  • Training groups or one-to-one training
  • Recognise and overcome barriers to learning
  • Plan and deliver effective training materials
  • How to encourage learning retention (Learning Styles)
  • Select and utilise visual aids to support the learning process
  • Overcome difficult delegates situations (or people) which may occur during your training
  • Honey and Mumford Learning Styles
  • Developing your course content
  • Setting Objectives
  • Evaluate and gain feedback from your training sessions

The Training Encourages:

  • Employee satisfaction
  • Consistency in performance
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved quality of services and products
  • Reduces costs
  • Reduces the need for supervision

Course tutor

The trainer is an experienced consultant, presenter and trainer, working extensively in a variety of areas, including Train the Trainer. The trainer has over 20 years' experience in the field of training and learning and development in many organisations across the UK. The trainer has worked with many well-established and well-known companies, including the retail sector, charities, banking sector, construction industry, defence and many more.

Certification and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

A certificate of attendance will be provided after the event.
We evaluate all of our training events, to make sure that we maintain a high quality of training.

This event has been approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and can be counted as 18 CPD points.

Professional Registers

This course supports registers competencies and has been identified as supporting competency development for: Registered Scientist (RSci) and Registered Science Technician (RSciTech)
Competency area:
  • Interpersonal Skills


Members - £150 + VAT
Members of Member Organisations, SCAS members - £210 + VAT
Non-members - £300 + VAT

Non-members who have completed a membership application and made payment can also benefit from the discounted member rate.


For further information about the course please contact Cara Froggatt, training and development officer, at or on 020 3925 3453.


The Royal Society of Biology cannot offer refunds on training courses that have been attended. We do, of course, welcome any feedback from a course and will continue to improve the service we offer.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation with over 10 working days' notice = 100% refund, less 25% admin fee
Cancellation with 5-10 working days' notice = 50% refund, less 25% admin fee
Cancellation with less than 5 working days' notice = 0% refund

The Royal Society of Biology reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training event up to 10 working days before the event is due to take place. A full refund will be issued.

If the Royal Society of Biology is required to cancel or reschedule a training event with under 10 working days' notice due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued and 50% of attendee prepaid travel will be compensated.