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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.

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 dates and location

Training of Trainers for Humanitarian Practitioners is run once a year. Each course runs three full days and is non-residential. Participants make their own accommodation and transport arrangements. All course rates include training materials, lunch and morning and afternoon tea.

2016 dates

Keep an eye on the website for 2016 course dates.

ToT 2016 course fees

Participant group Cost per participant
Government, corporate and other organisations $995
Individual members of the public $895
Full-time students $750
Australian Red Cross staff members and volunteers $750

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"…training was of an excellent standard. Good practical methods…, engaging facilitators."
Kate, Red Cross delegate, December 2014

"I definitely feel more aware of different training techniques and approaches." Participant, December 2014

"Excellent! Really enjoyed all three days…content, facilitation, atmosphere were great." Participant, December 2014