Become an Epic Trainer

Quick steps you can implement in and out of the classroom to become a better workplace trainer.
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing! All you need to bring is a desire to become an epic Trainer.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

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.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Starting out - Discover the skills you already have.

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

Section 2: Quick Wins.
Quick Wins

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.

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.

A story about making assumptions during preparation.
    In this lecture 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.

A story about death by PowerPoint.

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

A story about a silence Grand Master.
Section 3: Training Hacks
Epic Training Hacks

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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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.

Section 4: Build Your Own Tool Kit.
Build Your Trainer Toolkit
4 pages

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!

8 pages

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

4 pages

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

10 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.

1 page

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

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Instructor Biography

Epic Learning, 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!

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