Training Design Course

Duration :1 DayCost: From £250
Venues :Manchester | Online

Designing a Training Course

Gain the knowledge and skills required to design training courses and programmes for your business or organisation on this 1-day course

Designing a Training Course Introduction

If you are in a position where you have to either plan or develop a training programme for others, whether it is your team or the staff of an organisation, this course is for you.

This 1-day Training Course Design course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to create engaging and successful training programmes tailored to your delegate's needs.

It can be taken as a stand-alone course or as a follow-up to our Train the Trainer course which is focused on delivering training.

Training Programme Design

Through a series of practical exercises, you will learn how to identify the training needs, develop course content and set objectives through to creating supporting documentation, room set up and measuring effectiveness.

The course is limited to 6 delegates allowing you plenty of interaction with the trainer and tailoring the content to your own experiences.

You will gain practical skills to take back to the workplace and implement straight away.

You will be given a delegate manual to complete during the course and to take away for your reference as well as 3 month online support for any follow up questions.

Training Course Design Course Objectives

By the end of the course you will:

  • Understand the training course design process
  • Appreciate the importance of logical structure
  • Know how to engage and test delegates
  • Have the ability to produce supporting documents to assist in the delivery of a training session
  • Recognise how visual aids effectively help transfer information
  • Be able to identify the ways to evaluate the effectiveness of your course
  • Be able to explain how to give feedback so as to develop the delegate’s understanding

Download the full course outline here or see the Course Outline tab below

Design a Training Course Day Details

Our 5-star rated Training programme design courses are practical courses with small class sizes, and a maximum of 6 delegates, allowing plenty of time to interact with the trainer and ask questions!

These are held as in-person classroom courses or as live, online courses (over Zoom). All courses run from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, with plenty of breaks.

Scheduled Training Course Design Courses

Our scheduled public Training Programme Courses are run in Manchester and Online. Dates for these can be found below.

Private / Bespoke Training Course Design Courses

Are you looking for in-house Training Course Design courses for yourself or your team?

We run private one-to-one and group Training Course Design courses at our training centres, at your premises or at a location to suit you, anywhere in the UK. These can also be held Online.

The content of our In-house Training Programme Design courses can be tailored to your requirements or the needs of your team.

For more information see the Private Course tab further down the page for more information

Who Should Attend Our Training Course Design 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 Training Programme Design 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 £250 + 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 Training Design Course dates below or use the filter to show only dates in specific locations.

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  • 22 July 2024
  • Online
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  • 18 September 2024
  • Manchester
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  • 03 October 2024
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  • 24 October 2024
  • Manchester
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Private Course Enquiries

Online Training Design Course

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, PayPal, Bank Transfer, or Cheque


Our Online one-to-one and private group training in Designing a Training Course is available from £550 + 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 Training Course course starts at 9:30 am and will finish around 4:00 pm 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, PayPal, 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 £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 £550 + 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


The timings of our online courses vary and because we only have 4 delegates on these courses we can be flexible.

The standard timings for the Training Course Design Online course are as follows:

9.15am | Sign in - to check everyone is up ad running on the software – and show them the tools available

9.30am | Start - First session

11.00am | 15 min break

11.15am |  Second session

12.30am  | 45 min break

1.00pm  | Third session

2.45pm | 15 min break

3.00pm | Fourth session

3.50pm | Finish & Q&A

4.00pm | End


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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