Designing a Training Course

Duration :1 DayCost: From £245
Venues :Manchester | Online

Designing a Training Course

This is a one day course that will provide you with the skills required to design your own training courses and programmes.

Designing a Training Course: Introduction

This course is designed to help trainers create engaging and successful training courses. It can be taken as a stand-alone course or as a follow up to our Train the Trainer course which is focussed on delivering training,

Course Objectives

- Gain an understanding of the training course design process
- Appreciate the importance of logical structure
- Learn how to engage and test delegates
- Develop the ability to produce supporting documents to assist in the delivery of a training session
- Recognise how visual aids effectively help transfer information
- Identify the ways to evaluate the effectiveness of your courses
- Explain how to give feedback so as to develop the delegate’s understanding

Classroom & Online Design a Training Course Courses

Our 'Designing a Training Course' course is available online as well as in Manchester, Leeds, and Birmingham. 

See the dates below for a public course or contact us for one to one or private courses.

Who Should Attend Our Designing a Training Course Course?

Anyone who is, or will be, required to provide training and training materials to people within the workplace but has not received any formal training, or anyone that is looking to improve on existing skills in designing training courses.

Why Choose M Training's 'Designing a Training Course' Training Course?

  • Run by a specialist Training Development Trainer with over 10 years experience in running training courses
  • This course is limited to 6 places so you are guaranteed personal support throughout the day
  • From only £220 + VAT per delegate
  • We provide one to one and private group courses throughout the UK and Online
  • Course notes and support material
  • Lunch & refreshments provided
  • Certificate of achievement
  • 6 No more than 6 delegates
  • 5 star rated courses
  • Practice led learning
  • 3 month online support
  • Lunch & refreshments provided
  • Online Courses Available

Designing a Training Course Dates

Browse all public Design a Training Course course dates below or use the filter to show only dates in specific locations.

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  • 07 June 2022
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  • 17 June 2022
  • Manchester
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  • 06 July 2022
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  • 13 July 2022
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  • 12 August 2022
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  • 17 August 2022
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  • 13 September 2022
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  • 21 September 2022
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Private Course Enquiries


Timings: The Design a Training Course online course starts at 9:30am and will finish around 4:00pm with plenty of breaks. Timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid by Credit Card, via Bank Transfer, or Cheque


Our Online one-to-one and private group training in Designing a Training Course is available from £250 + VAT (3 hours) or £450 + VAT (6 hours).

Key benefits:

Highly Interactive: You will see the trainer, their screen, and be able to chat/ask questions.

Ongoing Support: After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate, and 3 months of online support.

Contact us if you want to book an online Design a Training Course course

Click here for information about how our online Courses work

Classroom Based Courses

Timings: The Design a Training Course course starts at 9:30am and will finish around 4:00pm with 30 mins for lunch. Timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid by Credit Card, via Bank Transfer or Cheque

Lunch & Refreshments: A great lunch and plenty of tea/coffee & biscuits are provided on all rain The Trainer public courses


One-to-one and private group courses are available for Train The Trainer Training from £390 + VAT (Half Day) and £590 + VAT (Full Day)

These courses are ideal if you cannot make one of the set course dates or if you already know the basics and want something more specific.

After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate and 3 months online support.

More Information can be found on the Private Course Enquiry Tab (above) or call us on 0161 226 6032 or contact us

Private Design a Training Course courses

One-to-one and private group Design a Training Course courses are available from £590 + VAT.

Online Private Training Course Design courses are available from £250 + VAT (3 hours) or £450 + VAT (6 Hours).

These courses are ideal if you cannot make one of the set course dates or if you want a different course outline/focus.

The training can be held at your premises anywhere throughout the UK or held at our training centre in Manchester. 

 To get a quote please complete the form below or call us on 0161 226 6032.

Private Design a Training Course course enquiry

Design a Training Course - Course Outline

  • Designing a Training Course

    • Designing Training Content
    • 9 Steps to Designing & Delivering a training session
  • Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

    • What is a Training Needs Analysis?
    • 3 Steps for Conducting a Training Needs Analysis
    • Examples of TNAs
    • Understanding the Performance Gap
  • The Training Session

    • Understand the Writing Process
    • How to Structure a Training Course
  • Introductions

    • How to Start a Training Course
    • Setting Aims & Objectives
    • Other Considerations
  • The Middle

    • How to develop content
    • Understand how to structure course content
    • Examples of how to structure content
  • Conclusion

    • How to consolidate delegates’ learning
  • Training Course Material

    • Understand what is Activity-Based Learning & how to incorporate it into your training courses
    • Understand the different types of Training Course Material
    • Course Handouts
    • How to write Trainer’s Training Notes
    • Training Notes Template
    • Understanding options of Visual Aids and how to use them
  • Giving Effective Feedback

    • Understand the importance of giving Effective Feedback
    • How to give Effective Feedback
  • Setting up Your Training Environment

    • The Importance of the Training Environment Set-Up
    • Seating for Success
  • Measuring Training Effectiveness

    • How to measure the effectiveness of your training course
    • Training Evaluation Model
    • Example of Training Evaluation Forms
  • Action Plan

    • Planning next steps for improving your Training Course Design

Training Course Design Courses Online

The Online Training Course Design courses are run on Zoom.

You will be sent a link to join the training session the day before the course along with any course materials needed.

The courses run from 9:30 am to 4/4:30 pm. 

Because we limit the number of delegates to a maximum of 6 on our public courses specific timings are flexible, but generally, the day will run as follows:

9.20 am | Sign in

9.30 am | Start - First session

11.00 am | 15 min break

11.15 am |  Second session

12.30 pm  | 30 min break

1.00 pm  | Third session

2.15 pm | 15 min break

2.30 pm | Fourth session

3.50 pm | Finish & Q&A

4.30pm | End

Find out more about how our online courses work on the Online Courses Page

Training Course Design Course in Manchester

Our Manchester Venue:

All our Design a Training Course courses in Manchester are run from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm at our head office:

Greenheys Business Centre
Manchester Science Park
Pencroft Way
M15 6JJ

Public Transport/Parking:

Free visitor parking is available at the car park at the front of Greenheys building.

Manchester Oxford Road Train Station - 15 min walk

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 30 min walk


Please let us know in advance if you have any mobility issues and will need any assistance. Disabled parking is provided.

More Information about our Manchester training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Manchester Training Page

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