Dorchester Collection Academy

Trainers Excellence Series

From delivering short, on-the-job training within a department to a full programme of learning, our Trainers Excellence Series combines theory and practical to give leaders the skills they need to successfully train their teams at a certificated level. This series is suitable for all levels of experience and is facilitated by a seasoned master of training. (up to 6 people per session)


Practical Training Certificate (Level 1) *

Duration: 3 days

  • Structuring a practical training session
  • Adapting training to different learning styles
  • Grabbing trainees’ attention
  • Breaking the training process down into logical steps
  • Using questions to keep trainees involved
  • Checking trainees’ understanding
  • Giving constructive feedback

Practical Training Certificate Licence Trainer (Level 3)

Duration: 5 days

  • PTC Code of Practice
  • How to deliver the three-day PTC programme
  • Introduction to the PTC marking criteria and assessment
  • Marking practice
  • Feedback skills
  • PTC one-to-one sessions, delivery and feedback

Introduction to Effective Training Certificate (Level 1) *

Duration: 1 day

  • The benefits of training
  • The difference between presentations and training sessions
  • Learning styles and overcoming barriers to learning
  • The learning cycle
  • Introduction to setting learning objectives
  • Essential skills and tips for effective training
  • Using flipcharts and PowerPoint
  • Training practice and evaluation

Group Training Certificate (Level 2) *

Duration: 3 days

  • Setting and writing instructional objectives
  • Structuring a training session
  • Using different techniques to handle groups and individuals
  • Practical ways to check understanding and increase participation
  • Training skills
  • Using visual aids and handouts to make the best impact
  • Two assessment practice sessions
  • Setting action plans

Group Training Certificate Licenced Trainer (Level 3)

Duration: 5 days

  • How to deliver the Group Training Certificate
  • GTC Code of Practice
  • Introduction to the GTC marking criteria for assessments
  • Marking practice
  • Giving feedback to GTC delegates