This qualification extends the content of basic training techniques by encouraging a dynamic and flexible approach to training delivery, taking into account some of the recent advances in accelerated learning and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP). However, it is still founded on a basic short-course training programme that can typically be delivered in three days, with an assessment based on delivery of a short training session at the conclusion of the programme.

The CIEH Professional Trainer Certificate qualification provides an opportunity to understand and practice a professional approach to training design and delivery, with a structured syllabus and assessment opportunity. The CIEH Professional Trainer Certificate course is ideal for anyone who needs to either understand the basics of training practice, or wants to refine their training techniques. Those who have never delivered training before will find it an ideal basis for their future training activities.

The CIEH Professional Trainer Certificate qualification is essential for those who wish to become CIEH registered trainers (certain other training qualifications are also recognised, and conditions regarding technical knowledge and experience also apply).

The CIEH Professional Trainer Certificate course programme will involve a significant amount of hands-on activity with additional work outside the sessions to develop the content and materials for assessment on the final day. The programme is quite demanding because it results in the acquisition of new skills and techniques over a short period.

The qualification will enable successful candidates to understand and put into practice the following:
• How training can best be delivered to secure effective learning.
• How to structure and design training sessions.
• How to make training sessions interesting, stimulating and relevant.

The CIEH Professional Trainer Certificate qualification will enable successful candidates to understand and put into practice the following:

  • How training can best be delivered to secure effective learning.
  • How to structure and design training sessions.
  • How to make training sessions interesting, stimulating and relevant.

At the conclusion of the programme the expected learning outcomes are that the student will:

A). Training needs and objectives

  • Be able to match training sessions to the ability and needs of the students.
  • Understand how to set SMART training objectives and how to secure learners’ commitment to achieving them.

B). Learning styles and preferences

  • Be aware of the factors that influence learning and use a simple but effective structure for recognising and accommodating different learning preferences in any training situation.
  • Understand how students have preferences for receiving and assimilating information.