New Trainer's Survival Skills - Live Online

Langevin Learning Services Inc.
Training overview
Professional Course
Virtual Classroom
5 days (~2.5-3 hours/day)
From 2,399 USD

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2,399 USD

2,399 USD

2,399 USD
New Trainer's Survival Skills

Course description

New Trainer's Survival Skills - Live Online

This essential “how-to” New Trainer's Survival Skills train-the-trainer workshop will give you a step-by-step process for the analysis, design, development, delivery, and evaluation of any training program. Learn the skills to handle any type of training, from traditional classroom instruction to e-learning and virtual classroom training. You’ll be able to implement training that produces true results for your organization.

This workshop is delivered in a live online format and is also available as company specific/exclusive virtual session. For programs held or attended in Canada, listed prices will be charged in CAD. Please contact Langevin for more details.

COVID-19 Update

In light of COVID-19, this provider is now delivering some or all of their courses online. Contact them for more information!

Who should attend?

For anyone who must design, develop, or deliver training. Whether your courses will be delivered in a classroom, on the job, online in a virtual environment, or through e-learning, this workshop will help you succeed. This workshop is ideal for those who are new to training and is also suitable for those who have been in the field for a few years and would like to add new best practices to their skill set.

Training content


  • Conduct training needs analysis.
  • Analyze learners to target training.
  • List tasks to determine course scope.
  • Analyze tasks to determine course content.
  • Write performance-based objectives.
  • Design tests and exercises.
  • Select instructional methods.
  • Determine course structure.
  • Develop training materials.
  • Validate course design.
  • Prepare for delivery.
  • Apply a learning strategy.
  • Incorporate principles of adult learning.
  • Employ effective speaking skills.
  • Implement visual aids.
  • Manage difficult learners.
  • Assess your instructional strengths and weaknesses.
  • Evaluate course effectiveness.

Note: This workshop is delivered using the Adobe Connect platform, however the content has been designed to apply to a wide variety of virtual classroom platforms.

What you will learn

Session 1

  • A complete step-by-step needs analysis process.
  • 5 data collection techniques.
  • The 7 factors of job performance.
  • A highly effective checklist for isolating the cause of a performance gap.
  • The most critical things you need to know about learners.
  • How to develop performance-based content.
  • How much theory/background material to include in a course.
  • 8 errors to avoid in task listing.
  • How to conduct a thorough task analysis (with multiple examples for different types of content).
  • Tips for making course content meaningful and relevant to learners.

Session 2

  • How to deal with “soft” skills (e.g. customer service, management, sales, leadership, etc.).
  • How to create a solid design even if you are brand new to training.
  • How to write objectives quickly and easily.
  • When to test learners.
  • The 4 major types of tests and how to design them.
  • The best testing pattern for any course.
  • 50 instructional methods you can use in your courses.
  • How to incorporate a variety of methods into the training.
  • 12 guidelines for selecting the most appropriate methods.
  • How much practice to build into a lesson.

Session 3

  • An easy-to-use 6-step learning strategy for structuring your courses.
  • How to make your courses modular.
  • The best method of sequencing course content.
  • The recommended way to set up instructor lesson plans.
  • 13 items to put into instructor lesson plans.
  • The secret to creating “shelf-resistant” course manuals.
  • How to design handouts.
  • The 3 crucial items to look for when piloting a new course.
  • The 3 phases of course validation.
  • A versatile checklist for assessing your courses.

Session 4

  • How to deal with anxiety of public speaking.
  • 6 ways to set up a classroom for maximum engagement.
  • 16 tips for organizing your classroom.
  • 7 tried-and-true techniques to start a course on the right foot.
  • How to apply the 6-step learning strategy.
  • 15 tips for increasing learners’ attention span.
  • How to build group cohesiveness.
  • Techniques for encouraging healthy competition.
  • How to maximize learner application of content.
  • 8 guidelines for managing instructional time efficiently.
  • Selecting the best way to provide feedback to learners.
  • 10 tips for meeting learners’ individual needs.
  • The top 10 ways to increase learner motivation.
  • How to guarantee everyone participates.
  • How to make your courses fun and exciting.
  • When to incorporate reviews and summaries.
  • How to manage group dynamics.
  • 14 proven methods to promote the transfer of new skills to the job.
  • Employing effective communications skills.
  • How to best implement visual aids.

Session 5

  • 3 levels of intervention for dealing with difficult behaviors/situations.
  • How to assess your own progress as an instructor.
  • The 4 levels of evaluation.
  • 4 level 1 evaluation instruments.
  • 3 sample evaluation forms.
  • 4 level 2 evaluation instruments.
  • How to measure learning.
  • 6 level 3 evaluation instruments.
  • How to measure improvements in job performance.
  • 4 level 4 evaluation instruments.
  • How to measure training’s impact on organizational results.

Why choose Langevin Learning Services Inc.?

35+ years helping learning professionals achieve success in their careers

20,000+ people have achieved Langevin's professional trainer certification

82% of Fortune 500 companies send their trainers to Langevin

About Langevin Learning Services Inc.

Langevin Learning Services Inc.

For more than 35 years, Langevin has been a provider of highly renowned workshops, professional certifications, and products for trainers and business professionals. They are committed to providing practical, real-world, performance-based workshops and products guaranteed to set you up for...

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Contact info

Langevin Learning Services Inc.

5718 William McEwen Drive
Kars, ON K0A 2E0

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Average rating 5

Based on 5 reviews.

Karrie DiNigro

I came into this course with limited knowledge of training. In 5 days, I have gained the knowledge, methods, tools, and confidence to assist me in my next chapter. Thank you, Langevin!

Nadine Morawicz

Langevin crammed a Bachelors in Education's worth of knowledge into a 10-hour course. I will be referring back to my training manual for years to come.

Walter A.

After more than 20 years in the public sector, I can say without a doubt, this was the BEST course I've ever attended! I look forward to future learning opportunities at Langevin Learning Services.

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