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Training of Trainers for Humanitarian Practitioners

Build skills and confidence to deliver training for the humanitarian sector

Humanitarians require skills in design, delivery and measurement of effective training programmes across a range of technical areas. Capacity building via training and imparting knowledge on best practice, humanitarian principles and other areas is at the very core of aid and development work. This highly practical 3-day Train the Trainer course focuses on humanitarian and development contexts and will build your competency and confidence to design and deliver quality and effective training.

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Who is this course for?

Humanitarian and international development practitioners, with technical and/or sectoral knowledge they are seeking to share, or who are required to deliver training or communicate important messages on regular basis.

What you will learn

Designed primarily for humanitarian and development contexts, this new Train the Trainer course will prepare you to:

  • Develop training session plans and training materials
  • Facilitate training sessions with more confidence
  • Demonstrate an awareness of adult learning theory
  • Use a variety of training techniques
  • Measure the effectiveness of training

Topics covered:

  • Setting Learning Objectives
  • Securing Buy-in for your Training
  • Adult Learning
  • Learning Environment
  • Training Toolbox
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Developing Session Plans
  • Dealing with Challenging Situations in Training
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Training Monitoring and Evaluation

Course Details

Training of Trainers for Humanitarian Practitioners is run once a year or on request for organisations. Each course runs from 9am to 5pm for three full days and is non-residential. Participants make their own accommodation and transport arrangements. All course rates include training materials, tea & coffee and a light lunch.

2017 dates

  • Sydney: 2 - 4 August 2017 (Red Cross Offices, 464 Kent St, Sydney, NSW)

ToT course fees

Participant group Cost per participant
Government, corporate and other organisations $1050
Individual members of the public $950
Full-time students $800
Australian Red Cross staff members and volunteers $800

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"Training was of an excellent standard. Good practical methods…, engaging facilitators."
Kate, Red Cross delegate

"Excellent! Really enjoyed all three days…content, facilitation, atmosphere were great." Participant