Training of Trainers (ToT)

Training is one of the effective means of knowledge and skill development of a person. It involves planned interventions to enhance knowledge and develop skills and positive attitude to help individuals to change their behavior. Thus, training helps to improve individual and organizational performance. In this connection, the role of a person as a trainer becomes crucial to create learning environment and make participants learn effectively to achieve objectives of a particular training. The trainer should have a clear understanding on adult learning principles, different training methodologies, facilitation and presentation skills deliver training programs successfully. A pool of competent trainers in an organization is essential to conduct effective in-house training. This Training of Trainers (ToT) program offered at Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC) would provide opportunities for a trainer or potential trainer, training coordinators and training professionals to develop their core competencies in training. In this context, NASC has designed a three-day (ToT) programme for the officials of different organizations.

Course Aim :

The main aims of the program is to develop a pool of  in house trainers who will deliver capacity building programs in various areas and cascade the effect to different functional streams and levels.

Course Objective:

  • Explain the systematic approach to training and adult learning principles.
  • Select appropriate training methods to deliver the training sessions, and
  • Demonstrate facilitation and presentation skills in session delivery.

Course Content

The content of the training program are as follows:

  • Systematic approach to training and adult learning principles
  • Training Methodologies
  • Connecting to Participants
  • Session Plan
  • Presentation and Facilitation Skills
  • Practicum Session 
  • Training Approach and Methodology

The course will be implemented by using participatory learning approach. Participants will also be involved in practical sessions for providing them with an opportunity to learn from direct experience of doing and interacting with each other. For this purpose, the training will include various participative training methods such as interactive presentation, brainstorming, buzz group, critical incidents, case study and role play.