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Instructional Skills

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

Rs 29,776
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Original amount in GBP:
£ 340

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Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Distance learning
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance learning
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Instructional Skills course. Become an excellent instructor! Learn to prepare for and perform basic instructional skills, prepare participation plans, organise and evaluate training sessions. Develop skills in teaching, to instruct people at work. At 100 hours of study, this course includes, but exceeds the scope of a typical Train the Trainer Course. It is appropriate for people teaching at a vocational level, or involved in supervising and instructing staff in a workplace situation.

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Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Distance Learning
Starts Different dates available
Distance Learning

What you'll learn on the course

Communication Training
Evaluation Methods
Learning Teaching

Course programme

This course is taught by:Lee Raye

M.A. (hons) Celtic Studies, (the University of Aberdeen); M.St. Celtic Studies, (the University of Oxford)

Lee is a PhD candidate at Cardiff University with degrees from Aberdeen and Oxford. He has written two books, digitalised another and written several academic papers. He has been interviewed by National Geographic and presented papers at eight different national and international conferences. Lee’s native language is English and, if asked, he is always happy to help students with their English spelling and grammar. He is also a keen proponent of the digital revolution and dreams of a world where all books are available instantly to be read, searched or treasured. Although he mainly writes non-fiction, he loves Victorian literature as well as modern fiction and poetry of all kinds. His academic knowledge of medieval events, cultures and the history of Britain’s environment make him especially qualified to help students interested in writing sci-fi and fantasy.
Lesson Structure: Instructional Skills BWR109

There are 11 lessons:

Introduction to Training and Communication
Understanding Learning
Determining Training Requirements in The Workplace
Commencing Training
Developing a Lesson Plan
Assessment and Evaluation of Training Programs
Training Aids
One-To-One Training
Motivation Skills and Techniques
Promoting Training
Assessor Training

Learning Goals: Instructional Skills BWR109

Analyse the communication effectiveness within a training environment.
Explain characteristics which influence the effectiveness of education, including aspects of both learning and teaching.
Define training requirements for a specified workplace.
Prepare for commencement of a training session.
Develop a lesson plan for training a small group (less than twelve).
Develop skills in the assessment and evaluation of training programs.
Demonstrate the use of audio-visual equipment for lesson presentation.
Demonstrate the instruction of a learner in a one-to-one situations.
Determine the use of simple motivational skills in a training environment.
To promote training and monitor the result of promotion.
Prepare trainees to meet the requirements of the competency standards for assessors.


Identify interactions that can occur between teacher and learner in a case study.
Compare adult learning characteristics with child learning characteristics.
Diagnose in 4 case studies, common barriers for learning, including;
Class Disruptions
Fear of Complexities
Investigate how different training programs are promoted through newspapers, magazines, brochures, handbooks, trade show displays, radio advertising etc.
Consider the effectiveness of different promotions you discover.
Describe an appropriate procedure for the notification of trainees of a forthcoming (hypothetical)training session. This training session can be on a topic selected by you.
Identify eight different methods which may be used for promoting training courses for a training provider who you are familiar with. These may be methods which are already being used, or they may be methods which you think may be worth trying.
Collect information on assessment procedures.
Look at assessment procedures in several courses;
Talk to a number of teachers/trainers about how they assess their students/trainees.
Look at school handbooks to see if they list assessment methods for the different courses they cover.
Talk to people who have done courses recently. How where they assessed? Would they have preferred to have been assessed in a different manner? If so, how?
Make an audio recording of 5 minutes giving instruction on a subject you feel comfortable about, for example, discussing vehicle performance, a discussion on bird breeding, the use of natural remedies, etc.

Additional information

Instructional Trade