Train the Trainer

About the Safeguarding Train the Trainer Course

We specialise in bespoke ‘train the trainer’ courses so your staff can deliver safeguarding children and adults at risk training within your own organisation.  ‘Train the trainer’ courses can stand alone or be delivered using bespoke safeguarding training packs.

These Train the Trainer courses are unique and allow the participants to examine, reflect and develop skills in the emotional content of being a specialist safeguarding trainer within your organisation. It also gives participants an excellent grounding in learning styles, as well as using creative and interactive training methods.

What is a Train the Trainer?

Train the Trainer is a training programme that provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to deliver safeguarding training to the highest of standards.

Investing in your safeguarding or training teams to upskill, can be cost-effective and sustainable training model for some organisations. This type of training reduces future costs as your in-house safeguarding trainers can deliver repeat safeguarding training.

We recommend refresher training for your in-house trainers to ensure they are kept up to date with the latest legislation and sector-based case practice reviews. Refresher training demonstrates that your Organisation continues to commit to making safeguarding a priority for the organisation.

What will I learn on the Trainer the Trainer Course?

  • Demonstrate the skills to facilitate safeguarding training
  • Understand the need to use blended learning methods including virtual platforms, face-to-face and reflective learning
  • Incorporate a user-led perspective into their training.
  • Reflect on their skills as trainers especially focused on safeguarding and making adjustments to their delivery technique to meet the learning styles of their audience.
  • Being a competent trainer with an understanding of the learning cycle, group processes, participant’s needs and techniques for preparation.
  • Use of creative methods to facilitate safe and inclusive group work, including awareness of the emotional component of safeguarding training.
  • Using creativity to involve participants and facilitate group work.
  • Present the material in an effective way to ensure the subject matter and training materials are used effectively for a safe group process.
  • How to respond to the subject matter and any issues raised by participants.
  • Have the knowledge to respond to / and answer to questions.
  • Have the ability to signpost to relevant websites, documents and legislation. 
  • Develop an ongoing action plan for their own future development as safeguarding facilitators.
  • Enhance existing training skills.
  • Understand how to incorporate training material into other courses delivered.

What additionally will I learn on a Train the Trainer Course?

  • Prepare and work with a bespoke user led safeguarding children/adults at risk training packs.
  • Identify issues and benefits of co-delivering training learning styles.
  • Effective learning and managing group dynamics.
  • Co-training, processes, roles.
  • Presentation skills and creative delivery methods.
  • Adapting and personalising bespoke training packs.
  • Develop an action plan to apply learning to professional practice.

Who is Trainer the Trainer Courses for?

Train the Trainer safeguarding courses can be suitable for organisations that have a larger workforce and who have staff or volunteers that can be dedicated to training their own staff/volunteers. We develop courses that are designed and tailored for many different sectors.

Sectors or organisations who would benefit from Trainer the Trainer courses are:

  • Charities
  • Housing Sector
  • Universities- Higher Education

Speak to a friendly member of our Team about ‘Train the Trainer’ courses for your organisation.

Why take your Training with The Athena Programme?

At The Athena Programme we provide training and consultancy to keep children and young people from abuse and neglect. As experts in safeguarding, we understand the issues and challenges organisations face. That’s why many organisations trust us to support them in training and the resources they need to help protect children and young people they work with. We work with many organisations in different sectors. Have a look at what some of our customers say about our safeguarding in our Case Studies.

Our highly valued training courses and consultancy services are developed by experts. We provide bespoke training courses tailored to your needs, providing up-to-date, clear and concise training with the latest statutory guidance. Our trainers are Caring, Creative, Compassionate and Passionate about training organisations to the highest standard.

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