Our next online Training Delivery & Evaluation Programme is five full days of training in duration. The course is delivered via Zoom with a real time trainer. There is a special introductory offer of €495 per participant. Our next course dates are the 21st & 28th June and 5th, 12th & 19th July. The day begins at 10.00 a.m. and runs til 3.30 p.m.
For further information, contact Gerard Fitzpatrick at 083 3482333, or by e-mail via our contact page.
This programme is aimed at people who wish to work as trainers and those who already do so and wish to enhance their skills and gain a qualification. It will also suit those who are interested in developing their personal and interpersonal skills.The programme aims to facilitate learners to develop a theoretical knowledge of adult learning, team working and leadership. It is also designed to provide them with experience of training and development, both as learner and trainer. The programme will look at all stages of delivering and evaluating training.
The programme will be a vibrant and dynamic mix or practical skills, activity, and the theory that underpins learning, training and human development. All participants will have the opportunity to practice training skills on the course. The programme will be highly participative: there will be lots of activity, interaction and discussion.
It is envisaged that those who undertake the programme will become:
We further envisage that participants will benefit to extent that they become:
Moreover, there is a substantial body of evidence that those who participate in effective groups benefit in many intangible ways. It is held that self-esteem and perceived sense of self-efficacy rise, and general personal and interpersonal skills develop positively. Fusion Training & Development propose to run a person centred programme in which respect and encouragement are central to the learning process. Participants will experience a cohesive, respectful, encouraging and achieving environment, which will provide them with an experience they can seek to establish in turn when they operate as trainers.
In order to obtain certification, learners shall be obliged to undertake/demonstrate
The skills demonstration will be 25 minutes in duration and will consist of participants demonstrating their competence as trainers. The assignment will call on participants to demonstrate, in writing, their approach to a training event, from beginning to delivery and assessment. Participants will be required to ground their approach to training in a theoretical framework.
Gerard Fitzpatrick has worked as a trainer and group facilitator for twenty years, and has extensive experience of working with the public and private sector. He holds an MA in Group Facilitation, a postgraduate diploma in Training & Development and has trained in Integrative Psychotherapy and Reality Therapy. He also possesses an M.Phil in History. Besides running facilitation and general training groups, Gerard lectures in facilitation, counselling and psychotherapy at third level. He has written a well-received report on his highly successful and innovative work with ex-prisoners which is available for free on this website. He has also published two major, widely reviewed and very well received books on group facilitation.
To access this Level 6 programme, potential participants need to have completed a level 5 qualification. However, should applicants have notable levels of work or personal experience in the field, it is possible that this may qualify them for a place on the course. Further details are available in our Student Handbook which we will forward to you on request. Moreover, the Course Director is available to discuss the matter further at 083 3482333.
Those who complete a Level 6 programme will be eligible to complete further Level 6 components and advance to a Major Certificate Award, or progress to a Level 7 award. The Course Director will be pleased to discuss these options and opportunities with you further.