Train the Trainer Online Course

Online course for Freelance and Corporate Trainers to do in your own time to learn how to be a good trainer.

Your Instructor

Dr Valeria Lo Iacono (Symonds)
Dr Valeria Lo Iacono (Symonds)

Valeria has a PhD in the social sciences and has taught and been a researcher for the University of Exeter, University of Bath and Cardiff Metropolitan University in the UK.

Valeria now runs Symonds Training and Research and lives in the UK. Valeria also teaches belly dance and enjoys traveling to learn dance in different countries around the world.

How This Training Can Help you

This train the trainer e-learning course is centred around the idea that a trainer needs to be a facilitator, rather than simply delivering knowledge.

The course will cover topics such as the principles of adult learning, how to keep your learners actively engaged, how to plan and deliver a lesson, how to learn from your own practice through reflection.

This training course will also provide you with some tips and ideas on activities you can run during the sessions, and the logistics of how to facilitate these activities.

Introducing the Course:


More than 2 hours of Video lessons

Do the course in your own time online

& whenever you want. All you need is an Internet connection

You Will Learn & Master

Gain a basic understanding of how adults learn, with the various learning styles discussed. Understanding these learning styles will help you provide better training for your students.

You will learn how to plan courses and lessons in an effective way that also will be effective for your learners.

Having an appreciation of the effects and impact of the training room or classroom set-up, can greatly impact on the training itself. Learn how to set up the perfect classroom environment.

As a trainer, no doubt that you will be looking to have the chance to offer more training. Making learning fun will increase your chance of getting more business.

How will you tackle some of the common issues that can easily arise as a corporate or freelance trainer? You will learn how to comfortably deal with the most common issues that might arise.

As a trainer, assessment and feedback can be absolutely invaluable to you, as you seek to improve and refine your workshops and courses. The best ways to gather feedback and to assess things is explained.

As a trainer you will want I am sure, to offer high-quality training and to get a sense of satisfaction from your work. Here we will look at you can continue your own development, whilst working as a trainer.

Course Curriculum

  1. Introduction
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  6. Setting up a Productive Learning Environment
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  7. Engaging Learners & Helping Them Remember and Understand Information
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  10. Your Development as a Trainer and Teacher
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  11. What Next
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  Course Completion Certificate
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 7 days and we will give you a full refund.
How Do I study this course?
This is an online course that you do yourself in your own time. Just log in and do the training when you have time. You will have access to the training for a minimum of 5 years so there is plenty of time to do the course. Even after you have completed the course you will continue to have access for at least 5 years, in case you wish to return and redo any modules.
Who are Promarketingonline as I see their logo on this page and I have come here from Symonds Training?
This is the name we use for our 1-to-1 courses on the teachable platform where we deliver our 1-to-1 courses. (Paul one of the founders of also runs where be provides eMarketing expertise). This is a course designed specifically for our customers from

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