Become an Epic Trainer
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Become an Epic Trainer

Quick steps you can implement in and out of the classroom to become a better workplace trainer.
4.3 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
23 students enrolled
Created by Epic Learning
Last updated 2/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn from decades of experience to prevent making common rookie mistakes in the clasroom.
  • Implement simple techniques to get more out of your training sessions.
  • Build a 'Trainer Toolbox' that includes resources for every occasion.
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  • Nothing! All you need to bring is a desire to become an epic Trainer.

Are people naturally drawn to you? Can you hold the attention of others? Are you the person to go to when you need something easily explained?

Whether you are looking to launch a training career, or you simply want to be more effective in sharing your information and teaching others, this course is for you.

Perhaps you are new to the world of workplace training, run a few weekend courses, or are an expert in your field; either way we have your back. We've bundled decades of experience with the best links to research and resources from leading professionals around the world, into a course format that is easy to digest.

This is a comprehensive, easy to understand introduction to the world of training. By completing the course you will learn the most quick and effective tips and tricks to kick start your journey to becoming a great trainer.

An experienced facilitator is always looking for new resources, ideas and techniques to maximise their effectiveness in the classroom. This course will provide heaps of tips and tricks with a fresh perspective for seasoned veterans.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 15 Lectures and 2 hours of video content.
  • A quick start to get you to a level of competency
  • Quick Wins - simple techniques you can implement quickly to see immediate improvements.
  • A selection of hacks or cheats that when applied, will prevent or solve some of the bigger problems that can disrupt learning.
  • A powerful 'trainer's toolkit' that you can build on throughout your career.
  • Learn from decades of experience to prevent making common rookie mistakes in the classroom.
Who is the target audience?
  • People who want to be fast tracked into a training career in workplace, business or corporate environments.
  • Those interested in expanding their leadership, coaching or presenting skills.
  • Anyone wanting some tips and ideas to try in their classroom.
  • Any training professionals looking to improve their delivery skills.
  • Other professionals who are experts in their field and need to train their teams.
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Curriculum For This Course
25 Lectures
Starting out - Discover the skills you already have.
1 Lecture 01:01

Welcome to Epic! Karl is going to give you some tips on how to get the most out of this course.

Preview 01:01
Quick Wins.
9 Lectures 31:47

Karl gives you some quick wins to get started. 4 things you can do straight away to improve the effectiveness of your training. 

Preview 00:35

It's important to be mentally prepared before entering the classroom. How do you get into your zone? In this lecture Karl talks about ways to activate your “A Game” before a training session by finding your own personal haka.

Preview 02:58

A story about how a personal haka could have saved Karl's session.

Discover the value of understanding the training audience and avoid making assumptions about them during preparation. If you don't understand your audience it won't matter how good your content is, it won't be fit for purpose.

Preview 04:08

A story about making assumptions during preparation.

    Karl will help you avoid inflicting powerpoint of death on your audience by talking about how to use questions instead of statements in your presentation.

Ask; Don't Tell!

A story about death by PowerPoint.

Karl explains how being silent can result in more learner interaction and richer discussions.

The Power of Silence

A story about a silence Grand Master.
Training Hacks
8 Lectures 16:37

Keeping track of time is critical to running an effective training session, not only for you but for the learners. Learn some cool ways you can use time keeping to keep your class running smoothly.

Preview 02:12

There are always certain personalities or learning styles in any group. Let's explore some ways you can use the strengths of these learners to benefit everyone.

Training Personalities Hack

Ever get stuck with questions you don't know how to answer? It happens to the most experienced trainers at some stage. Here's some hacks on how you can use those tricky questions to your advantage.

A Hack for Dealing with Questions when You don't know the Answers!

A negative group can quickly turn a learning experience sour. Here's some handy hacks for helping learners move past any negative feelings they might have so that the learning can begin.

Hacks for Combating Group Negativity

Something as simple as a deck of cards can easily add a bit of fun and creativity into your training style. This hack will show you how.

Playing Card Hacks

Mobile phones are a reality in the modern classroom. Rather than try to prevent people from using their phones utilise it as a powerful learning tool. These hacks will show you how.

Using Mobile Phone Hacks

Karl shares how to gain quick insights about the group through a fun icebreaker activity.

Training Hacks - What's Your Spirit Animal?
Build Your Own Tool Kit.
7 Lectures 03:31

Every Epic trainer knows how important it is to prepare effectively. We'll show you how a preparation checklist can ensure you never forget anything!

Preparation Tools.
4 pages

Kick start your sessions and keep the energy levels high throughout the session with some awesome kick start tools.

Kick Start Tools.
8 pages

A good story helps learning! We'll show you how to find and collate stories for future use.

Story Tools.
4 pages

Revision tools help embed the learning and come in handy when learners or individuals finish before time. We will give you a head start collating your collection.

Revision Tools.
10 pages

Sometimes things won't go to plan. This is where your 'just in case' tools come in handy!

Just In Case Tools
1 page

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About the Instructor
Epic Learning
4.3 Average rating
9 Reviews
23 Students
1 Course
Make your training Epic!

Epic Learning is a group dedicated to embracing modern learning theory and technology to create the next generation of effective training. We believe learning is a life long adventure, should always be fun and take learners out of their comfort zones.

Based in New Zealand, we have decades of teaching & training experience across a variety of industries. Karl is an experienced instructional designer with years of experience in both physical and virtual classrooms and a passion for technology.

Join us for an epic learning adventure!