Train the Trainer
6 Days Onsite: September 14th 2022
6 Days Onsite: September 14th 2022

Albert Einstein knew a thing or two about the brain, he also knew that each of us has the ability to do great things given the right conditions. He  said 'everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by it's ability to climb a tree, it will live it's whole life believing it is stupid' Einstein.

Like Albert Einstein, you will learn that training is about revealing the hidden talents in individuals, not pouring information into an already full container.

The brain is a fascinating organ about which we will be still learning many years from now. One of the things we do know about it is that it can intake almost unlimited amounts of new data if it is presented in the right way. Where a person is sent 'to be trained' and that training has not been structured to respect the way in which brains learn,  you might as well pour your money down the drain. 

Training is a very particular skill which requires detailed knowledge of how the brain works and in what conditions that brain learns best.  It is about breaking knowledge/ skills down into it's smallest component parts and building it up again in a logical way. 

It absolutely guarantees that the trainees/learners will be fundamentally changed as a result. 

This course will give you those skills.  

Course Information
  • Duration:
  • We are delighted to announce that our Train the Trainer course will take place on site again following all Covid guidelines and protocols. We feel that this course particularly needs to be in a face to face setting for participants to gain maximum benefit.
    The next Train the Trainer Course is planned for Spring 2022 and will be held in Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.
    12 hours of the course will be dedicated to preparing and presenting a final assignment which will be externally assessed.

  • Date(s):
  • September 2022
    The course runs over six days, the final day will be devoted to an external assessment of the skills learned. This is carried out by Dr. Detta Melia- our external assessor.
    September 14th,15th,
    October 5th, 19th,
    November 9th, 10th

  • Schedule:
  • Course will run from 9.30pm - 5.30pm onsite.
    There will be two coffee breaks, one in morning, one in afternoon.
    Lunch break for one hour.
    Coffee breaks and treats are included in the cost of the course.

  • Cost:
  • €1,650.00
    “Skillnet funding may be available to Irish companies and residents who fulfill the eligibility requirements. Please contact National Organic Training Skillnet by emailing or go to for more information”

  • Facilitator:
  • Blathnaid Bergin
    Dr. Detta Melia - external assessor.

  • Venue:
  • The Abbeyleix, Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois

Who should do this course?

Anyone for whom training (whether that be knowledge or skills) others is part of your job. If part of your job responsibility is to train colleagues or team members in simple or complicated tasks, the principles are the same. These skills are applicable across industries and disciplines.

What will I know when I finish the course?

1. How we learn.
2. How the brain processes new learning.
3. How the brain retains and embeds new information.
4. Learn the language of training.
5. What prevents people from learning.
6. How to carry out a Training Gap Analysis in your business.
7. How to adapt your training sessions to learner needs.
8. Learning Styles, and how they impact on training.
9.. Writing Training Plans which can be used continuously in your business.
10. How to prepare the learning environment for maximum impact and long term change in your trainees.
11. How to deliver Training that lasts and adds to the knowledge and skills of your team.
11. How to enjoy every minute of it yourself.

What will I have when I am finished the course?

The knowledge and skills to plan and deliver training which sticks while having the time of your life.
Completed training plans which you can immediately use in your business.
This course includes assessment of practical skills by a qualified external assessor, and a written assignment to demonstrate knowledge of preparation and planning training.

What is included in the price?

Pre course folder, all course notes which will be posted in hard copy throughout the course, stationery associated with course.
Tea, coffee and treats included in the price.
Students will be given weekly assignments, including video assignments to deliver during the course.
Final assessments will be carried out by our external assessor, Dr. Detta Melia.
Maximum number of participants 12.