training skills

Training techniques and instruments

As a trainer you want your trainees to accomplish their learning goals and send them home inspired. In this captivating course you will learn which techniques are useful to reach that goal.
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How can you, as a trainer, make sure your trainees learn efficiently? When does the material actually stick? How do you prevent your story from going in one ear and out the other? Do you know which working methods there are and when to use them? As a trainer you want your trainees to accomplish their learning goals and send them home inspired. This is why you need a broad array of training techniques and tools. In this captivating and very practical course you will learn which techniques are useful and develop as a professional trainer.


  • You can use training methods effectively
  • You learn to make a balanced and varied program
  • You master various working methods and training tools
  • You learn to keep energy and attention levels high in the group
  • You can perform creative and inspiring exercises
  • You are able to stimulate interaction in a relaxed way
  • You learn to improvise naturally

Target audience

This course has been specially developed for trainers and teachers who want to expand their training techniques and tools in order to further increase their effectiveness and results.

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The programme

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  • Training sessions: set-up and structure
  • Effective use of different working methods
  • Facilitating the learning process
  • Guiding role-plays and cases
  • Promoting interaction and dynamics
  • Applying creative and inspiring working methods
  • Inspiring and motivating
  • Balancing individual and group
  • Keeping the energy and attention levels high
  • Improvising in a natural way
  • Dealing with (critical) questions and difficult trainees
  • Rose of Leary
  • Practice situations and examples
  • Personal action plan
Start dates and locations

Study method

We choose a thorough approach to best help you achieve the next steps in your daily practice.

Receive a ICM Certification after finishing this training!

  • Intake

    Prior to the course, you are asked to fill in an intake form including questions regarding your personal work situation. These questions help you formulate your learning objectives. 

  • Experienced facilitators

    The entire course is interactive and supervised by an expert with broad experience in project management.

  • Blended learning

    At ICM we believe in blended learning, where individual online learning and learning as a group is combined. By gaining knowledge in advance, there is more time during a session to learn from each other. 

  • Meetings

    The meetings are very varied and challenging. You will practice from your own practical situation. Under the guidance of an experienced and expert trainer you will learn the trainer’s profession even better with the help of various fascinating exercises and cases. On the basis of self-prepared exercises, direct feedback will be given on your way of training.

  • Personal action plan

    At the end of the course you will write a personal action plan, stating how and when you are going to apply what you have learned.

  • ICM certificate

    After completing the course, you will receive your ICM certificate.

Nice to know

  • When you attend this course in the Virtual Classroom, this study method applies.

  • ICM also offers this course incompany, tailor-made for your organisation.

Locations & date

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Locations & date

The course times are 9.30 to 17.00, comprised of 2 meetings.

Also available in Virtual Classroom
Great news: this course is also available in a fully online version. Read more about the virtual classroom and watch the video.

The course is provided in Amsterdam, Arnhem, Breda, Eindhoven, Groningen, Online Virtual Classroom, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Zwolle.

Teaching locations

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Maximum group size: 12 persons.


The investment is € 1.295,-.

This excludes € 47,50 per day for the day arrangement or € 17,50,- per evening for the evening arrangement. For online meetings we do not charge arrangements fees.


The total investment is excl. VAT. Exemption from VAT is possible. In that case you pay 10% on top of the investment price.

More information


There are various options for subsidies for both employers and private individuals to follow training. For example: if you pay for the course yourself, you can apply for a €1,000,- STAP-budget.

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Possibilities for your employer

Many employers have a training budget that allows employees tot develop and grow in their career. You can find out what the options are within your organization by checking your terms of employment or by checking with your manager or HR.


The invoice for this course will be sent after the first meeting. If you would like to receive it beforehand, you can mention this in the comment section of your enrolment form.


For this course you can apply for the STAP-budget: a subsidy of €1,000 from the Dutch government (only for EU citizens or partners of EU citizens). A requirement is that the course starts after 4 weeks from now at the earliest. Only the start dates that meet this requirement are available. Read more about the STAP-budget or register with the link below.

Register with STAP

Free advice

Call for free advice from our study advisors 030 29 19 888 or ask your question by email:

Online Campus

At the ICM Campus we offer you inspiration for more success and happiness in your work (in Dutch).