How to become a Trainer - Episode 163 Level Up Your Career

training Jul 11, 2023

This episode is about how to become a Trainer. An opportunity to have your real-life questions answered.


Host: Nick Houlton, APMG International

Question Master: Charlotte Miller, APMG International

Panelists: Bev Andrews, Director, ASPIRE Change Management

Rachel Jenkins, Consultant, Provek Ltd Mart Rovers, Leadership, Coach, Consultant, Trainer and President at INTERPROM

Mark Kouwenhoven, Trainer/consultant

John Millar, Project Management Assessor and Coach, Leeds City College

00:00:00 Introduction

00:02:56 Meet the Panelists

00:08:50 Can anyone be a trainer?

 00:13:23 What is the most effective and quickest way to get started as a successful trainer if you have no or limited experience as a trainer?

00:19:38 Is the future likely to continue with online virtual classroom or return to physical classroom training if so how do I develop my skills in both delivery formats?

00:27:31 Trainers are people with deep, technical knowledge. How can technical experts improve their audience engagement skills to keep students listening & engaged?

00:34:51 What group dynamics for knowledge consolidation are foreseen for online training in virtual classroom that can help the trainer and create homogeneity?

00:39:24 Can online teaching be a full time job?

00:46:02 What is the best thing for you about being a trainer?

 00:51:35 How do I start my career as a trainer?

00:54:10 Closing thoughts