Group Training Certificate (People1st)

SCQF Level 6

Learn how to design and deliver effective and interactive training sessions to groups of people.

By the end of the programme, you will be able to:
• Identify two training activities and write objectives that are appropriate for interactive group training sessions
• Plan accurate training sessions with support materials which reflect real practice and include appropriate information
• Carry out two interactive training sessions at a pace and sequence that maximises learning
• Provide constructive feedback to learners following practice sessions

  • This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

Course Content

This course is run in an informal and highly participative way with active discussions, exchange of ideas, exercises, group work and practice sessions to polish new skills.
There is homework to be completed in for day 2 and for day 3.

Programme objectives
• Write and evaluate structured objectives
• Plan training to meet the defined objectives
• Identify appropriate methods to maximise the group’s understanding
• Develop skills to engage all members of the group
• Ensure training is applied in the workplace
Programme summary
• How people learn in groups
• Writing an instructional objective
• Structuring training – introduction, development and consolidation
• Handling groups effectively
• Questioning techniques
• Using visual aids and hand-outs
• Increasing participation
• Using syndicates and exercises
• Completing workplace action plans
• Delegate practice sessions

Course Timetable

This course runs over three full days and you will be required to do course preparation in between the course dates.


On day 2 as well as day 3, delegates are formally assessed delivering a training session to the standard required by People 1st for the award of the Group Training Certificate.

Course Provider Contact Details
SCQF Level 6