The Skills to Foster: Train the Trainers

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Enabling participants to develop training skills, knowledge and confidence in delivering pre-approval foster care training linked to assessment.

Location: 
In-house or at a venue of your choice
Region: 
England

The aim of this course is to enable participants to develop training skills, knowledge and confidence in delivering pre-approval foster care training linked to assessment.

I found the whole course interesting, having the opportunity to practice and deliver a training session from the new third edition manual made it less daunting for the future.

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The Train the Trainers 3 day course Stage 1

Aim

To enable participants to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver the Skills to Foster pre approval training course. This is an introductory level course aimed at those who have little or no experience of delivering training.

Learning outcomes

  • To identify individual learning and training styles
  • To explore what makes a good presenter
  • To improve confidence in facilitating groups
  • To provide an opportunity to work in partnership with others
  • To consider effective ways to work with groups using different training methods
  • To plan, deliver and evaluate a short training session
  • To become familiar with the Skills to Foster 3rd edition

The Train the Trainers 2 day course Stage 2

Aim

To enable participants to reflect on their own training practice and to improve their skills. This is an intermediate level course aimed at those already delivering the Skills to Foster pre approval training who wish to build on their current experience.

Learning outcomes

  • To reflect on personal training skills and potential areas for improvement
  • To refresh knowledge and to improve confidence in running the Skills to Foster pre approval training course
  • To explore some of the challenges faced when facilitating training groups and to identify ways to overcome them.
  • To build on experience and knowledge of working with co trainers
  • To identify action planning for future development
  • To become familiar with the Skills to Foster 3rd edition

Featured publication

The Skills to Foster, 3rd edition.​​

Booking information

To arrange for this course to be delivered in-house, contact our training department on training@fostering.net or 020 7620 6445.

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