Train the Trainer


Providing trainers with key skills in planning, delivering, assessing and evaluating learning.

QED Associates offers individuals and organisations a series of training workshops designed to develop the skills your staff need to be effective trainers. These workshops are based on NZQA unit standards and are offered as three free-standing two-day workshops.

If all three worskhops are successfully completed they lead to award of the National Certificate in Adult Education & Training - Level 4.

We can either run these workshops at your workplace or staff can access the training through our public courses. The worskshops feature a lot of interactive learning supplemented by individual assignment work and workplace teaching practice.


Train the Trainer Part 1: Planning and preparing for training

This covers Unit Standards 7093: Design learning sessions for adults, and 7091: Establish a culturally safe and inclusive learning environment for adults in NZ’s cultural setting.  Total 10 credits

The workshop will enable you to:

  • Design well structured training sessions
  • Develop ways to successfully train people from other cultures

Train the Trainer Part 2: Delivering and evaluating training

This covers Unit Standards: 19444: Deliver group training sessions for adult learners, 7115: Create and maintain a positive learning environment for adult learners and 20469: Evaluate adult training sessions. Total 19 Credits

The course will enable you to:

  • Cater for different learning styles
  • Deliver training sessions that fully involve trainees
  • Use evaluation methods to gather trainee feedback

Train the Trainer Part 3: Assessing Performance

This covers Unit Standards: 4098: Use standards to assess candidate performance 11281: Prepare candidates for assessment against standards and 18203: Verify evidence for assessment.  Total 12 Credits.

The workshop will enable you to:

  • Prepare candidates for assessment tasks
  • Prepare for and carry out fair, valid assessments
  • Verify assessment evidence
  • Make sound assessment decisions based on the evidence collected
  • Give feedback on trainee performance
  • Report assessment results

Course Fees

For public courses: $650 per participant for each of the two-day parts, $620 special early-bird rate if you pay more than two weeks prior to start date (Fees exclude GST).

For in-house workshop: we will negotiate an all-up fee with you, depending on the delivery format you choose and trainee numbers. We offer discounted rates for more than 8 trainees.